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Maritime Satellite Communication Market by Type (VSAT, MSS), Service (Voice, Video, Data, Tracking & Monitoring), End User (Merchant Shipping, Fishing, Passenger Ship, Leisure Vessels, Offshore, Government, Others) and by Region - Global Forecast to 2020

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: January 2016
Report Code: TC 4008

 

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The global maritime satellite communication market size is estimated to grow from USD 2.01 Billion in 2015 to USD 3.10 Billion by 2020, at an estimated CAGR of 9.0% from 2015 to 2020. Various, factors such as escalating need for enriched data communication to ensure operational efficiency, security & surveillance, and employee/passenger welfare are expected to drive the global market. The report aims at estimating the market size and future growth potential of market across different segments such as types, services, end users, and regions. In this report, the global maritime satellite communication market is segmented on the basis of type − VSAT and MSS; service – voice, video, data, and tracking & monitoring; end user − merchant shipping, fishing, passenger ship, leisure vessels, offshore, government, and others, and geography – Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America.

The market is reflecting a rapid shift from MSS to VSAT operating specifically in C-Band, Ka-Band, and Ku-Band. This technology shift is attributed to bandwidth and cost advantages that VSAT offers to marine users.

Top down approach and bottom up approach are used to estimate and validate the market size. The process of research and forecast for global maritime satellite communication market started with collection of secondary data related to key vendors and other related markets. The product portfolio of different vendors was also considered to determine market segmentation. The geographical presence of top players in various geographical regions is also traced out to understand geographical market segmentation. To derive the global market numbers, bottom up approach is employed. Top down approach is used to verify and validate global numbers.

Primary interviews were conducted with market experts, including CEOs, VPs, directors, and executives of the top market players. Primary research helped us to understand market dynamics and strategies governing decision making process in top five companies in the marketspace. To complete the overall market engineering process and arrive at the exact statistics for all segments and subsegments, data triangulation and breakdown procedure were applied. The breakdown of profiles of primary conducted for research is depicted in the below figure:

Maritime Satellite Communication Market

The maritime satellite communication ecosystem comprises satellite providers, satellite operators, communication service providers, value added service providers, and end users. Inmarsat communications, Inc., Iridium communications, Inc., Thuraya Telecommunications Company, Hughes Network System LLC., and KVH Industries, Inc. are some of the vendors in global maritime satellite communication market.

Target Audience

  • Software and Solution Providers
  • Maritime Satellite Communication Equipment Manufacturers
  • System Integrators
  • Satellite Operators
  • Maritime Satellite Communication Service Users
  • Telecom Service Providers
  • Application and Software Developers
  • Government/Non-profit Associations
  • Marine Business Organizations

Scope of the Report

This research report categorizes the global maritime satellite communication market into the following segments and subsegments:

  • Global Market Size and Forecast, By Type
    • Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT)
      • Ka-Band
      • Ku-Band
      • C-Band
    • Mobile Satellite Services (MSS)
  • Global Market Size and Forecast, By Service
    • Voice
    • Video
    • Data
    • Tracking & Monitoring
  • Global Market Size and Forecast, by End User
    • Merchant Shipping
    • Fishing
    • Passenger Ship
    • Leisure Vessels
    • Offshore
    • Government
    • Others
  • Global Market Size and Forecast, by Geography
    • North America
    • Europe
    • Asia-Pacific
    • Middle East & Africa
    • Latin America

Available Customizations

With the given market data, MarketsandMarkets offers customizations as per the company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Product Analysis

  • Product matrix, which gives a detailed comparison of product portfolio of each company

Geographic Analysis

  • Further breakdown of North America maritime satellite communication market
  • Further breakdown of Europe market
  • Further breakdown of APAC market
  • Further breakdown of MEA market
  • Further breakdown of Latin America market

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 16)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Market Scope
           1.3.1 Markets Covered
           1.3.2 Years Considered in the Report
    1.4 Currency
    1.5 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 21)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Data Taken From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data Taken From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
                    2.1.2.3 Breakdown of Primary Interviews
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
           2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approach
           2.2.2 Top-Down Approach
    2.3 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
           2.3.1 Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 29)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 33)
    4.1 Attractive Market Opportunities in Maritime Satellite Communication Market
    4.2 Market – By Type
    4.3 Global Market
    4.4 Market Potential
    4.5 Maritime Satellite Communication Regional Market
    4.6 Lifecycle Analysis, By Region 2015

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 36)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Segmentation
    5.3 Market Segmentation
    5.4 Market Dynamics
    5.5 Increasing Need for Enriched Data Communication and Introduction of Less Expensive Technology for Satellite Communication Will Drive the Maritime Satellite Communication Market
           5.5.1 Drivers
                    5.5.1.1 Escalating Need for Enriched Data Communication
                    5.5.1.2 Expansive Applications of Maritime Satellite Communication
                    5.5.1.3 Introduction of Less Expensive Technology
           5.5.2 Restraints
                    5.5.2.1 Lack of Awareness Among Users
                    5.5.2.2 Expensive Infrastructure to Support Satellite Communication
           5.5.3 Opportunities
                    5.5.3.1 Integrated Network Management Systems
                    5.5.3.2 Conjugation of Satellite and Cellular Communication Technology
                    5.5.3.3 Cloud-Based Platform Providers
           5.5.4 Challenges
                    5.5.4.1 Growing Security and Safety Concerns
                    5.5.4.2 Keeping the Price Low
                    5.5.4.3 Reliability and Flexibility
    5.6 Regulatory Implications
           5.6.1 Introduction
                    5.6.1.1 Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
                    5.6.1.2 Safety at Sea By International Maritime Organization (IMO)
    5.7 Innovation Spotlight (Analysis of Competing Technology)
           5.7.1 Focus on VSAT Technology

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 46)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Evolution
    6.3 Value Chain Analysis
    6.4 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
           6.4.1 Threat of New Entrants
           6.4.2 Threat of Substitutes
           6.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           6.4.4 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           6.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

7 Maritime Satellite Communication Market Analysis, By Type (Page No. - 53)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT)
           7.2.1 VSAT By Frequency Band
                    7.2.1.1 Ka-Band
                    7.2.1.2 Ku-Band
                    7.2.1.3 C-Band
    7.3 Mobile Satellite Service (MSS)

8 Maritime Satellite Communication Market Analysis, By Service (Page No. - 63)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Voice
    8.3 Video
    8.4 Data
    8.5 Tracking & Monitoring

9 Global Maritime Satellite Communication Market, By End User (Page No. - 68)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Merchant Shipping
    9.3 Offshore
    9.4 Government
    9.5 Passenger Ships
    9.6 Leisure Vessels
    9.7 Fishing
    9.8 Others

10 Global Maritime Satellite Communication Market, By Region (Page No. - 87)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 Europe
     10.3 North America
     10.4 Asia-Pacific (APAC)
     10.5 Middle East & Africa
     10.6 Latin America

11 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 106)
     11.1 Overview
     11.2 Competitive Situation and Trends
             11.2.1 New Product Launches
             11.2.2 Agreements/Partnerships
             11.2.3 Mergers and Acquisitions
             11.2.4 Expansions

12 Company Profile (Page No. - 112)
(Business Overview, Products & Services, Key Insights, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View)*
     12.1 Introduction
     12.2 Inmarsat PLC.
     12.3 Iridium Communications, Inc.
     12.4 Thuraya Telecommunications Company
     12.5 Hughes Network Systems LLC
     12.6 KVH Industries, Inc.
     12.7 Viasat
     12.8 Harris Caprock Communications, Inc.
     12.9 Royal Imtech N.V.
     12.10 Globecomm Systems Inc.
     12.11 VT Idirect, Inc.

*Details on Business Overview, Products & Services, Key Insights, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

13 Key Innovator Profile (Page No. - 140)
     13.1 Speedcast
             13.1.1 Business Overview
             13.1.2 Push for Maritime Satellite Communication
     13.2 Navarino
             13.2.1 Business Overview
             13.2.2 Push for Maritime Satellite Communication
     13.3 Nsslglobal
             13.3.1 Business Overview
             13.3.2 Push for Maritime Satellite Communication
     13.4 MTN
             13.4.1 Business Overview
             13.4.2 Push for Maritime Satellite Communication
     13.5 Network Innovation
             13.5.1 Business Overview
             13.5.2 Push for Maritime Satellite Communication

14 Appendix (Page No. - 143)
     14.1 New Product Launches
     14.2 Agreements/Partnerships
     14.3 Mergers and Acquisitions
     14.4 Expansions
     14.5 Discussion Guide
     14.6 Introducing RT: Real Time Market Intelligence
     14.7 Available Customizations
     14.8 Related Reports


List of Tables (85 Tables)

Table 1 Global Maritime Satellite Communication Market Size and Growth Rate, 2013-2020 (USD Million) (Y-O-Y %)
Table 2 Increasing Need for Enriched Data Communication and Introduction of Less Expensive Technology for Satellite Communication Will Drive the Market
Table 3 Lack of Awareness Among Users and Expensive Infrastructure Restrains the Growth of Marine Satellite Communication Market
Table 4 Conjugation of Satellite and Cellular Communication Technology is Considered as an Opportunity for Growth of the Market
Table 5 Keeping Price Low is Considered as A Challenge for the Growth of the Market
Table 6 Market Size, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD MN)
Table 7 Market Size in VSAT, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD MN)
Table 8 Market Size in VSAT, By Frequency Band,  2013-2020 (USD MN)
Table 9 Market Size in Ka-Band, By Geography, 2013-2020 (USD MN)
Table 10 Market Size in Ku-Band, By Geography, 2013-2020 (USD MN)
Table 11 Market Size in C-Band, By Geography, 2013-2020 (USD MN)
Table 12 Market Size in VSAT Voice, By Geography, 2013-2020 (USD MN)
Table 13 Market Size in VSAT Video, By Geography, 2013-2020 (USD MN)
Table 14 Market Size in VSAT Data, By Geography,  2013-2020 (USD MN)
Table 15 Market Size in VSAT Tracking & Monitoring, By Geography, 2013-2020 (USD MN)
Table 16 Market Size in MSS, By Geography, 2013-2020 (USD MN)
Table 17 Market Size in MSS Voice, By Geography, 2013-2020 (USD MN)
Table 18 Maritime Satellite Communication Market Size in MSS Video, By Geography, 2013-2020 (USD MN)
Table 19 Market Size in MSS Data, By Geography, 2013-2020 (USD MN)
Table 20 Market Size in MSS Tracking & Monitoring,  By Geography, 2013-2020 (USD MN)
Table 21 Market Size, By Service, 2013-2020 (USD MN)
Table 22 Market Size in Voice Service, By Geography 2013-2020 (USD MN)
Table 23 Market Size in Video Service, By Geography 2013-2020 (USD MN)
Table 24 Market Size in Data Service, By Geography 2013-2020 (USD MN)
Table 25 Market Size in Tracking & Monitoring Service, By Geography 2013-2020 (USD MN)
Table 26 Global Maritime Satellite Communication Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 27 Market Size in Merchant Shipping, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 28 Market Size in Merchant Shipping, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 29 Market Size in Merchant Shipping, By VSAT, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 30 Market Size in Merchant Shipping VSAT, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 31 Market Size in Merchant Shipping MSS, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 32 Market Size in Offshore, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 33 Market Size in Offshore, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 34 Market Size in Offshore, By VSAT, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 35 Market Size in Offshore VSAT, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 36 Market Size in Offshore MSS, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 37 Market Size in Government, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 38 Market Size in Government, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 39 Market Size in Government, By VSAT, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 40 Maritime Satellite Communication Market Size in Government VSAT, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 41 Market Size in Government MSS, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 42 Market Size in Passenger Ships, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 43 Market Size in Passenger Ships, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 44 Market Size in Passenger Ships, By VSAT, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 45 Market Size in Passenger Ships VSAT,  By Service, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 46 Market Size in Passenger Ships MSS, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 47 Market Size in Leisure Vessels, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 48 Market Size in Leisure Vessels, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 49 Market Size in Leisure Vessels, By VSAT, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 50 Market Size in Leisure Vessels VSAT, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 51 Market Size in Leisure Vessels MSS, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 52 Market Size in Fishing, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 53 Maritime Satellite Communication Market Size in Fishing, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 54 Market Size in Fishing, By VSAT, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 55 Market Size in Fishing VSAT, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 56 Market Size in Fishing MSS, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 57 Market Size in Others, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 58 Market Size in Others, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 59 Market Size in Others, By VSAT, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 60 Market Size in Others VSAT, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 61 Market Size in Others MSS, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 62 Global Maritime Satellite Communication Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 63 Europe: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 64 Europe: Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 65 Europe: Market Size, By VSAT, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 66 North America: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 67 North America: Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 68 North America: Market Size, By VSAT, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 69 APAC: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 70 APAC: Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 71 APAC: Market Size, By VSAT, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 72 MEA: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 73 MEA: Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 74 MEA: Market Size, By VSAT, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 75 Latin America: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 76 Latin America: Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 77 Latin America: Maritime Satellite Communication Market Size, By VSAT, 2013–2020 (USD MN)
Table 78 New Product Launches, 2013-2015
Table 79 Agreements and Partnerships, 2012-2015
Table 80 Mergers and Acquisitions, 2013-2015
Table 81 Expansions, 2014-2015
Table 82 New Product Launches, 2013-2015
Table 83 Agreements, Partnerships, and Collaborations, 2012-2015
Table 84 Mergers and Acquisitions, 2013-2015
Table 85 Expansions, 2014-2015


List of Figures (43 Figures)

Figure 1 Global Maritime Satellite Communication Market
Figure 2 Research Design
Figure 3 Breakdown of Primary Interview: By Company Type, Designation, and Region
Figure 4 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 5 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 6 Data Triangulation
Figure 7 Market Size, VSAT Snapshot 2015 & 2020: Ku-Band Segment is Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 8 Market Size, VSAT By Service Snapshot (2015 & 2020): Tracking & Monitoring Segment is Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 9 Market Size, MSS By Service Snapshot (2015 & 2020): Voice Segment is Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 10 Market Size, End-User Snapshot (2015 & 2020): Passenger Ship Segment is Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 11 Maritime Satellite Communication Market Size, Regional Snapshot (2015 & 2020): Asia-Pacific Market is Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 12 Global Market Share, 2015 – Europe is Estimated to Hold the Largest Market Share in 2015
Figure 13 Maritime Satellite Communication By Type, 2013–2020, (USD Million)
Figure 14 Europe is Estimated to Hold the Maximum Share in the Market (2015)
Figure 15 Asia-Pacific is Expected to Have the Highest Growth Potential During the Forecast Period
Figure 16 Asia-Pacific Market to Grow Faster as Compared to Other Regions
Figure 17 Regional Lifecycle – Latin America is Estimated to Be in the Introduction Phase in 2015
Figure 18 Evolution in Market is the Result of Continuous Technological Advancements
Figure 19 Value Chain Analysis (2015): Major Role Played By Value Added Service Providers
Figure 20 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis (2015): Limited Product Differentiation is Increasing the Competition in the Industry
Figure 21 VSAT Exhibits the Fastest Growth Rate in the Market
Figure 22 Merchant Shipping and Offshore Segments Will Continue to Dominate the Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 23 Asia-Pacific Region Will Exhibit the Highest Growth Rate in the Maritime Satellite Market
Figure 24 Market, By Geography, 2015 & 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 25 Europe Market Snapshot: Merchant Shipping Segment to Contribute Maximum to the Market
Figure 26 North America Market Snapshot: Merchant Shipping to Contribute Maximum to the Market
Figure 27 APAC Market Snapshot: VSAT to Gain Popularity Among the Types
Figure 28 MEA Market Snapshot: Merchant Shipping has the Highest Market Share Among the End Users
Figure 29 Latin America Maritime Satellite Communication Market Snapshot: Government Segment has the Highest Growth Rate Among the End Users
Figure 30 Companies Adopted Agreements/ Partnerships As the Key Growth Strategies Over the Last 2 Years
Figure 31 Market Evaluation Framework
Figure 32 Battle for Market Share: Agreements, Partnerships and Were the Key Strategies
Figure 33 Geographic Revenue Mix of Top 5 Market Players
Figure 34 Inmarsat PLC. : Company Snapshot
Figure 35 Inmarsat PLC.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 36 Iridium Communications, Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 37 Iridium Communications, Inc. SWOT Analysis
Figure 38 Thuraya Telecommunications Company: SWOT Analysis
Figure 39 Hughes Network System LLC: SWOT Analysis
Figure 40 KVH Industries, Inc. : Company Snapshot
Figure 41 KVH Industries: SWOT Analysis
Figure 42 Viasat: Company Snapshot
Figure 43 Royal Imtech N.V.: Company Snapshot

The global maritime satellite communication market is expected to grow from USD 2.01 Billion in 2015 to USD 3.10 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 9.0% during the forecast period. Escalating need of enriched data communication to improve operation efficiency, on-board security & surveillance, and employee/passenger welfare in maritime industry is driving the market. Furthermore, the leading players in the market are introducing less expensive technology to attract end-users which did not had the potential to use satellite communication earlier.

Video communication services are expected to reflect higher growth owing to increasing use of video conferencing, HD TV, and video entertainment applications. Passenger ship end-user segment will show the highest growth among all other end users due to an increase in business traveler’s demand for convenience of having advanced communication systems at sea and expectation for high speed data equipment.

Currently, very small aperture terminal (VSAT) technology is dominating the market and this trend is expected to continue during the forecast period. The maritime satellite communication market has reflected a rapid technology shift from mobile satellite service (MSS) to VSAT. This shift is attributed to the bandwidth and cost advantages that VSAT offers to marine users. The penetration of VSAT technology is maximum in Ka-Band. On the other hand, penetration across Ku-Band will show the highest growth owing to increasing deployment of maritime satellite communication services across Ku-Band during the forecast period.

Maritime Satellite Communication Market

At present, Europe region holds the highest market share. The factors driving maritime satellite communication market in Europe are low cost of solutions and high demand for implementing maritime satellite communication services for monitoring and tracking and internet access to communicate and transfer real-time information. The APAC region is expected to register the highest CAGR during the forecast period. APAC has been considered to be the emerging region in terms of adoption of satellite communication services for marine industry. This region has a large number of manufacturing industries, which creates opportunity for merchant shipping and thus creates demand for secure satellite-based communication.

Due to incising revenue stress in marine sectors, the fleet managers are looking for products and services that are economical and maintain price-performance trade-offs. The players in the maritime satellite communication market are actively responding to the changing market conditions by bringing solutions and services that offer choice for individual customers. As the market is becoming more customer-centric, even small vessel owners are able to subscribe to VSAT communication services.

Various factors, such as lack of awareness among customers and expensive infrastructure to support maritime satellite communication are hindering the market growth. For more than a decade, Inmarsat has enjoyed a monopoly with pricing advantage and dominance over global satellite communication market. However, currently the big players operating in MSS are facing competition from maritime VSAT service providers. Some of the key players in maritime satellite communication market are Inmarsat communications, Inc., Iridium communications, Inc., Thuraya Telecommunications Company, Hughes Network System LLC., and KVH Industries, Inc.

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