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Marine Diesel Engine Market Size - By Technology (Low Speed, Medium Speed, High Speed), By Power, By Application (Merchant, Offshore, Cruise & Ferry [Cruise Vessels, Passenger Ferries, Passenger Cargo Vessels], Navy) & Forecast, 2024 – 2032

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  • Published Date: Apr 2023
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Marine Diesel Engine Market Size

Marine Diesel Engine Market size surpassed USD 5 billion in 2023 and is anticipated to witness 4.8% CAGR from 2024 to 2032, backed by the continuously increasing seaborne trade activities due to the ongoing developments across emerging economies.

Marine Diesel Engine Market

In recent years, the rapidly expanding world population has resulted in the rising import and export of merchandise as well as commodities, such as ores, crude oil, and minerals, further complimenting the popularity of seaborne trade. The growing focus on industrial developments through improved trade integration, manufacturing growth, and regional economic integration will further bolster the adoption of marine diesel engines.

Enforcement of strict emission-control regulations to hinder product demand

The growing implementation of stringent regulations by various governments may pose a barrier to the marine diesel engine market growth. The increasing episodes of government clearances driven by the incessant need for minimizing the emission limits has restricted the emergence of developments opportunities and the easy entrance of manufacturers within the industry. Thus, the rising concerns over narrowing down the SO2, VOC, NO2, and CO2 emissions from marine vessels is likely to impede the business development to a considerable extent.

Marine Diesel Engine Market Analysis

Marine Diesel Engine Market Size, By Power, 2022 – 2032 (USD Billion)

The industry size from 1,000 - 5,000 HP segment will cross valuation of USD 2.8 billion by 2032. The rapidly rising seaborne trade and the improved living standards have spearheaded the deployment of these engines in commercial and recreational vessels. The increasing number of import & export of merchandise, oil & gas, chemicals among several other goods has also led to the upsurge in trade activities. Escalating energy consumption supported by the rapid economic growth will further augment the demand for marine vessels, subsequently driving the market development.

Marine Diesel Engine Market Revenue Share, By Application, (2023)

Marine Diesel Engine market from merchant applications is expected to attain 4.5% gains during 2024 to 2032. as the swift expansion as well as opening of major shipping routes, including the choke points. The surge in cross-border transport along with the demographic shifts in global urbanization have propelled the need for commercial marine vessels. In recent years, there has been a gradual rise in the number of shipbuilding activities. The fast-growing seaborne trade, mainly in the emerging economies will also foster the marine diesel engines market demand by 2032.

Asia Pacific Marine Diesel Engine Market Size, 2022 – 2032 (USD Billion)

Asia Pacific marine diesel engine market will hold over 55% share by 2032 backed by the increasing seaborne trade mainly in the Southeast Asian countries, including Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia. On account of the abundant and easy access to raw materials, the number of shipbuilding activities has substantially soared in the regional. The continuous stream of technological advancements in the development & design of the engines and the solid footprint of well-known manufacturers will further garner the product espousal in region.

Marine Diesel Engine Market Share

Some of the leading manufacturers and producers of marine diesel engines include:

  • MAN Energy Solutions
  • Siemens
  • Caterpillar
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Cummins
  • IHI Corporation
  • Hyundai
  • Wartsila
  • Deere & Company
  • Anglo Belgian Corporation
  • Daihatsu Diesel Mfg. Co., Ltd.
  • Kawasaki Heavy Industries
  • Yanmar
  • Yuchai International
  • Scania
  • STX Heavy Industries,
  • AB Volvo.

In order to attain competitive benefits, these industry players are focused on technological innovations in engine design and development as well as strategic alliances, including partnerships. 

This market research report on marine diesel engine includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of “Units” and “USD Million” from 2019 to 2032 for the following segments:

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Market, By Technology

  • Low Speed
  • Medium Speed
  • High Speed

Market, By Power

  • < 1,000 HP
  • 1,000 - 5,000 HP
  • 5,001 - 10,000 HP
  • 10,001 - 20,000 HP
  • > 20,000 HP

Market, By Application

  • Merchant
    • Container vessels
    • Tankers
    • Bulk carriers
    • Gas Carriers
    • RO-RO
  • Offshore
    • Drilling RIGS & Ships
    • Anchor Handling Vessels
    • Offshore Support Vessels
    • Floating Production Units
    • Platform Supply Vessels
  • Cruise & Ferry
    • Cruise Vessels
    • Passenger Vessels
    • Passenger/Cargo Vessels
  • Navy
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Norway
    • Russia
    • Denmark
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • India
    • Australia
    • Vietnam
  • Middle East & Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Iran
    • Angola
    • Egypt
    • South Africa
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Mexico


Authors: Ankit Gupta, Abhishek Chopra

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of marine diesel engine crossed USD 5 billion in 2023 and is anticipated to witness 4.8% CAGR through 2032, due to the continuously increasing seaborne trade activities worldwide.

Industry size of 1,000 - 5,000 HP product type is expected to surpass USD 2.8 billion by 2032 on account of increasing penetration in commercial and recreational vessels.

Marine diesel engine industry size from merchant applications will attain 4.5% gains during 2024 to 2032 owing to the rapid expansion as well as opening of major shipping routes, including choke points.

MAN Energy Solutions, Siemens, Caterpillar, Rolls-Royce, Cummins, IHI Corporation, Hyundai, Wartsila, Deere & Company, Anglo Belgian Corporation, Daihatsu Diesel Mfg. Co., Ltd., and DEUTZ are some prominent players in the business scenario.

Marine Diesel Engine Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 18
  • Tables & Figures: 1278
  • Countries covered: 24
  • Pages: 700
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