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    Maritime Security Market Analysis | 2022-2028

    Maritime Security Market Analysis | 2022-2028
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    Market Insights

    The Maritime Security Market was estimated at US$ 25.3 Billion in 2021 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.9% during 2022-2028 to reach US$ 35.7 Billion in 2028.

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    What is maritime security?

    Maritime security refers to measures and practices implemented to safeguard the seas, oceans, and related infrastructure from threats that could compromise safety, order, or environmental integrity. It encompasses protection against piracy, terrorism, smuggling, illegal fishing, and other illicit activities at sea. Key elements include the safeguarding of maritime borders, ensuring the safety of vessels and their crews, and preventing unauthorized access to critical maritime assets. Cooperation between nations, enforcement of international maritime laws, and the use of advanced technologies are integral to maintaining maritime security and facilitating the safe and efficient movement of goods and people across global waterways.

    Market Dynamics

    Global trade and the economy have both been severely impacted by the Covid-19 outbreak. Certain areas of the maritime industry have been touched, albeit to incredibly different degrees. This is due in part to the presence of specific activity types and the adaptability of individual firms and their disaster management plans. The COVID-19 pandemic is a dynamic phenomenon with significant effects on the transportation sector. Security-aware vessels will still be able to trade, but secure trading will require dependable, real-time, data-driven technology. Therefore, a drop in piracy accidents is difficult to happen, and a partial rise is very likely given the increased likelihood that protective responses will be compromised due to widespread infection. In this time of uncertainty, ships, shipowners, and the marine industry must rely on straightforward, data-driven, and practical solutions. This will encourage economic activity in this new environment.

    To defend against numerous marine hazards, maritime safety helps to secure ports and offers coastal surveillance technology and services. Due to the rise in marine risks, including piracy, sabotage, and other illegal activities, and the significance of international maritime trade, maritime safety has become vital. Historically, semaphore methods and operations like coast guard and sea marshal patrol were the only components of maritime safety. But during the past few decades, there has been a profusion of modern technology, including radio and satellite communication systems, cutting-edge detection methods, and real-time onshore and underwater monitoring. There has been a rise in interest in marine security and geopolitical relations over the past several decades. Protecting ships, ports, and other shipping infrastructure against malicious destruction by terrorism, sabotage, or subversion is the focus of maritime security. Studies show that most global trade is carried out via the maritime network. As a result, several maritime nations in Asia are boosting their expenditures on substantial port expansion and building projects. This will increase demand for screening, scanning, and surveillance technology over the next years. Additionally, as the worldwide need for marine security grows, criminal activities, including drug trafficking, illegal immigration, and attacks on ports and coastal regions, are rising.

    To function, the maritime industry must be able to handle complicated procedures and changing market situations. The industry is embracing the spike in digital technology use for shipping logistics as a chance to improve efficiency, build more innovative ships and fleets, and get ready to take advantage of global expansion. As consumer demand rises, global supply networks are expanding and more complicated. Increasing environmental effect directly results from increased demand for goods, commodities, and raw resources. Marine businesses must immediately implement new strategies to maximize efficiency and simplify their supply chains in today's fiercely competitive market.

    Users may easily arrange inventory data, track and manage shipping and tracking information, and issue electronic invoices thanks to marine and marine management software combined with cutting-edge technology. Delivering firms might save their business time and money by reducing the time spent shipping, receiving, tracking, and generating order data. Additionally, the maritime industry is beginning to recognize the importance of digitization and recent advancements in AI, blockchain, IoT, and automation. They support the transformation of supply chains, the creation of new business prospects, and the streamlining of existing operations. With the help of design and simulation tools, warehouse management, transportation and yard management, and end-to-end control of the logistics network, the marine and marine management software provides end users with a way to manage supply chain activities efficiently.

    The Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean have fewer piracy assaults than other West African maritime routes. These routes take longer and use more gasoline, though. Customers are responsible for paying the additional gasoline costs. In locations with significant pirate dangers, marine safety must be addressed to decrease this. A worldwide database on maritime piracy is now being created. A few tools and technology can examine pirate networks. This will make it easier for the nations to find and apprehend pirates on the high seas. The volume of data gathered from sources across networks, users, endpoints, and apps is expanding as organizations expand.

    Maritime Security Market Report Overview

    Market Size in 2028

    US$ 35.7 Billion

    Market Size in 2021

    US$ 25.3 Billion

    Market Growth (2022-2028)

    5.9% CAGR

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    Several investments/guidelines in the industry have been directed in recent years, which would boost the overall market. Some of them are:

    • Major ports, waterways, and maritime agencies are not the only ones to deploy advanced Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) technology. They are also heavily utilised for incident management and maritime rescue coordination. In the marine industry, incident detection is crucial. The use of surveillance equipment like radar, sonar, the Automatic Identification System (AIS), closed-circuit television (CCTV), and others is required to provide operators with real-time situational awareness. Therefore, there is a high demand for an integrated solution that would give a platform and enable data analysis to stop maritime terrorism and piracy.

    Segments Analysis

    By Security Type

    The market is segmented into coastal surveillance, vessel security, crew security, cargoes and containers safety, and ship system and equipment (SSE) safety.

    By System Type

    The system segment is segmented into ship security reporting system, automatic identification system, global maritime distress safety system, longer range tracking and identification system, vessel monitoring and management system, and others. In the upcoming years, there will likely be an increased need for marine safety systems with tiny target detection capabilities to help authorities effectively monitor criminal operations including illegal immigration, smuggling, illicit fishing, drug trafficking, piracy, and terrorism.

    Regional Analysis

    In terms of regions, North America is likely to maintain its supremacy in the maritime security market throughout the forecast period.  Rapid modernization and technological advancements in various sectors have resulted in a high rate of maritime security.

    Concurrently, the maritime security market in the Asia Pacific is anticipated to expand at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The main economies in this region are emphasizing modernizing their existing military systems, which is driving the growth of the Asia Pacific maritime security market. 

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    Key Players

    The following are the major players in the maritime security market:

    • BAE Systems (UK)
    • Harris Corporation (US)
    • Elbit Systems Ltd (Israel)
    • ESC Global Security (Estonia)
    • Honeywell International Inc. (US)
    • Signalis (France)
    • Sonardyne (UK)
    • TERMA (Denmark)
    • Northrop Grumman Corporation (US)
    • Raytheon Company (US)
    • Saab AB (Sweden)
    • Thales Group (France)
    • Kongsberg Maritime AS (Norway)
    • Leonardo SpA (Italy)
    • Lockheed Martin Corporation (US) 
    • Westminster International Ltd (UK)

    There is stiff competition in the maritime security market. The growth of the companies is directly dependent on industry conditions and government support. These companies differentiate their maritime security based on their quality and penetration in the target and emerging markets. Also, some major mergers and acquisitions in the industry recently have significantly influenced the competitive dynamics. For example:

    • In January 2022, a novel, new low-global-warming-potential (GWP) refrigerant for commercial and industrial refrigeration that is tailored for supermarkets was unveiled by Honeywell. Before any legislative changes, the product satisfies the demands of supermarkets and merchants looking for low-global-warming alternatives.

    The overall competitive landscape has been affected due to these mergers and acquisitions.

    Research Methodology

    This report offers high-quality insights and is the outcome of a detailed research methodology comprising extensive secondary research, rigorous primary interviews with industry stakeholders, and validation and triangulation with Stratview Research’s internal database and statistical tools. More than 1,000 authenticated secondary sources, such as company annual reports, fact books, press releases, journals, investor presentations, white papers, patents, and articles, have been leveraged to gather the data. We conducted more than 15 detailed primary interviews with the market players across the value chain in all four regions and industry experts to obtain both qualitative and quantitative insights.

    Report Features

    This report provides market intelligence in the most comprehensive way. The report structure has been kept such that it offers maximum business value. It provides critical insights into the market dynamics and will enable strategic decision-making for the existing market players as well as those willing to enter the market.

    What Deliverables Will You Get in this Report?

    Key questions this report answers

    Relevant contents in the report

    How big is the sales opportunity?

    In-depth Analysis of the Maritime Security Market

    How lucrative is the future?

    Market forecast and trend data and emerging trends

    Which regions offer the best sales opportunities?

    Global, regional, and country-level historical data and forecasts

    Which are the most attractive market segments?

    Market segment analysis and Forecast

    Which are the top players and their market positioning?

    Competitive landscape analysis, Market share analysis

    How complex is the business environment?

    Porter’s five forces analysis, PEST analysis, Life cycle analysis

    What are the factors affecting the market?

    Drivers & challenges

    Will I get the information on my specific requirement?

    10% free customization

    Customization Options

    With this detailed report, Stratview Research offers one of the following free customization options to our respectable clients:

    Company Profiling

    • Detailed profiling of additional market players (up to three players)
    • SWOT analysis of key players (up to three players)

    Competitive Benchmarking

    • Benchmarking of key players on the following parameters: Product portfolio, geographical reach, regional presence, and strategic alliances

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    The maritime security market is estimated to grow at a healthy CAGR of 5.9% over the next five years.

    The maritime security market is likely to reach US$ 35.7 Billion in 2028.

    North America is likely to maintain its supremacy in the maritime security market throughout the forecast period.

    The maritime security market in the Asia Pacific is anticipated to expand at the highest CAGR during the forecast period.

    The maritime security market has been segmented into five regions: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South East and Africa, and South America.

    The major players in the Maritime Security Market are BAE Systems (UK), Harris Corporation (US), Elbit Systems Ltd (Israel), ESC Global Security (Estonia), Honeywell International Inc. (US), Signalis (France), Sonardyne (UK), TERMA (Denmark), Northrop Grumman Corporation (US), Raytheon Company (US), Saab AB (Sweden), Thales Group (France), Kongsberg Maritime AS (Norway), Leonardo SpA (Italy), Lockheed Martin Corporation (US), Westminster International Ltd (UK).


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