Marine Diesel Engine Market size to exceed $4 Bn by 2026
Published Date: September 1, 2020 Authors: Ankit Gupta, Asmita Semwal
Marine Diesel Engine Market size is projected to surpass USD 4 billion by 2026, as reported in the latest study by Global Market Insights, Inc.
Dynamic trends in the maritime transportation industry coupled with rising global seaborne trade volumes are expected to complement the marine diesel engine industry growth. Ongoing investments targeted toward development of fuel-efficient engines along with the significant expansion of global transportation by sea will augment the business landscape. The onset of the economic standstill brought on by the COVID-19 virus is anticipated to restrain the market growth. However, favorable government policies and economic trends from the emerging economies will propel the marine diesel engine market scenario.
Introduction of government policies with an aim to combat marine pollution has complemented the demand for sustainable engines. The MEPC under Annexure VI established a mandate to reduce the NOx by the less than 130 kW output diesel engines. Therefore, in order to comply to underlined norms, market players have advanced their product lines with enhanced engines that include scrubbers & catalytic reactors.
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Low speed engines will dominate the market owing to the cost efficiency and easy availability
Low speed engines will grow on account of comparative low cost and ease of availability. Decline in the crude oil prices coupled with rising maritime passenger traffic will drive the product adoption. The product demand may witness a slight downturn owing to the growing environmental awareness and regulatory pressure. However, high cost associated with low sulfur fuel along with growing popularity of conventional engines used with emission control systems will augment the market forecast.
Installation of auxiliary engines to augment the medium speed engine demand
Medium speed marine diesel engine market is anticipated to witness significant growth owing to the high reliability and low ownership cost. These units are compatible with a vast range of fuel sources including diesel. Surge in global imports & exports of numerous commodities including minerals, ores, merchandise will strengthen the product installation.
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Dependence of international trade on the marine industry will boost the commercial application
Commercial accounts for a significant share on account of the increasing dependence of international trade on the marine transport industry. Rising disposable income among institutions and individuals provides additional growth in revenue majorly on account of the rising spending on importing commodities from international manufacturers. Expansion of choke points along with rising container traffic will positively impact the demand for container vessels.
Established infrastructure will allow the European region to overcome the COVID -19 pandemic
In Europe, Germany marine diesel engine market is anticipated to account for over 16% of the region’s market share in 2026. Rising retrofitting of existing diesel engines with emission control systems owing to the strict government mandates & directives along with increasing tourism will propel the product growth. New application areas being discovered and considered on a regular basis along with development of green fuel technologies is anticipated to strengthen the product adoption. Major ports acquiring consequential shares in global maritime trade is a major factor driving the market landscape.
Few of the key market companies are already directing investments toward enhancing exiting product portfolio to eventually change based on the regulation needs. Major players in the marine diesel engine market are Volvo Penta, Wärtsilä, Cummins, John Deere, Rolls Royce, Caterpillar, Brunswick Corporation, Dresser-Rand Group, GE Transportation, and Man Energy Solutions among others.