Maritime Telecom Solutions by Satellite, Global Market Analysis & Forecasts (2012 Edition)

Dec 26, 2013, 12:00 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, Ireland, December 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Maritime Telecom Solutions by Satellite, Global Market Analysis & Forecasts (2012 Edition)" report to their offering.
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Maritime Telecom Solutions by Satellite, Global Market Analysis & Forecasts provides an in-depth view of the sector dynamics, analysis and forecasts for the maritime satcom market. Eight comprehensive sections give a detailed analysis of trends and prospects within the major addressable maritime market segments (Merchant Shipping, Fishing, Passenger Ships, Leisure Vessels, Offshore, Government).

  • Complete overview of the maritime market dynamics & outlook
  • Comprehensive review of entire value chain describing the actors & value created at each level
  • Refined market research on related MSS issues with detailed maritime specifics
  • Forecasts on mobile VSAT including terminals by frequency band & segment
  • Addressable maritime markets analysis includes MSS terminals by application, VSAT terminals by frequency band, capacity revenues, equipment sales, and total revenues for tier-one service providers.

Key Topics Covered:

Part 1: Strategic Issues & Forecasts

  • A $1.4 billion maritime satellite communications market in 2011
  • Data standing for the future of maritime communications
  • More Ka-band systems expected in the future Almost 622,000 satellite communications terminals in service in 2021

Part 2: Market Dynamics & Value Chain

  • MSS defends the ground from the VSAT attack
  • Service providers playing a key role in the value chain
  • A dynamic equipment manufacturing sector
  • Regulation playing an increasingly important role in maritime communications

Part 3: Merchant Shipping

  • 5% growth for world merchant shipping fleet in 2011
  • 50,000 vessels as the backbone of the shipping industry
  • New ship deliveries still to grow for the coming years
  • Seaborne trade being increasingly dominated by emerging countries
  • Piracy threatening the merchant shipping industry Merchant shipping as the largest maritime satcom market
  • Room remains for future growth
  • Broadband as the key growth driver
  • Safety communications stands for large part of terminal count
  • Over 441,000 terminals expected by 2021

Part 4: Fishing

  • Small vessels dominating the fishing industry
  • Medium and large vessels as key satcom market Regulation focusing on fishing quotas
  • MSS as predominant solution
  • Regulations play a key role in satcom deployment
  • Regulation and crew communications to drive the growth
  • Forecasts for the fishing market to 2021

Part 5: Passenger Ships

  • About 6,500 passenger ships worldwide
  • Cruise ships stand for half of the world passenger ship capacity
  • The Caribbean, Alaska, and Europe as top destinations
  • Cruise ships historically being the main target of safety-related conventions
  • A variety of applications requiring satcom services
  • Cruise ships as heavy satcom users
  • VSAT as the communications backbone
  • Growth in addressable markets to foster satellite capacity demand 14,500 terminals by 2021

Part 6: Leisure Vessels

  • Superyachts as the premium leisure market
  • Europe as the first destination for leisure vessels
  • Leisure activities generally not regulated by international conventions
  • Small vessels with large bandwidth demand
  • Almost 29,000 terminals by 2021

Part 7: Offshore

  • Rigs, supporting vessels and FPSOs as key satcom addressable market
  • More than 750 operational rigs in the world
  • Offshore survey and supply vessels as key satcom markets
  • Production units for long term operations
  • Satellite communications as the backbone connection
  • A highly competitive market for satcom providers
  • Trends of satcom application in the offshore market
  • Offshore rigs and vessels accounting for around 37,000 terminals in 2021

Part 8: Government

  • More than 9,000 government vessels in operation in 2011
  • Major government maritime satcom users
  • Key trends and drivers
  • More than 11,000 satcom terminals expected aboard government vessels by 2021

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