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Marine Engine Market to Reach USD 14.51 Bn till 2027; Rapid Expansion of Global Trade to Augment Growth

February 02, 2021 | Energy & Power

The global marine engine market size is anticipated to reach USD 14.51 billion by 2027 owing to the better supply chain visibility and rapidly growing international trade, shares Fortune Business Insights™ in its report, titled, Marine Engine Market Size, Share & COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Ship Type (Oil Tankers, Bulk Carriers, General Cargo Ships, Container Ships, Gas Carriers, Chemical Tankers, Support Vessels, Ferries & Passenger ships, and Others), By Capacity (0 – 10000 HP, 10000 – 20000 HP, 20000 – 30000 HP, 30000 – 40000 HP, 40000 – 50000 HP, 50000 – 60000 HP, 60000 – 70000 HP, 70000 – 80000 HP, 80000 – 90000 HP, 90000 – 100000 HP, 100000 – 110000 HP, and Greater than 110000 HP ), By Fuel (Heavy Fuel Oil, Intermediate Fuel Oil, Marine Diesel Oil, Marine Gas Oil, LNG, and Others), By Speed (High Speed, Medium Speed, and Low Speed), By Stroke (Two Stroke, Four Stroke, and Others) and Regional Forecast, 2020-2027. As per the report findings, the market value stood at USD 12.49 billion in 2019 and it is expected to register a CAGR of 4.7% from 2020 to 2027.

Waterfront Shipping Company Delivers Two Second-generation Methanol Fueled Vessels

In September 2019, Waterfront Shipping Company Ltd., a global marine transportation company, delivered M/T Mari Couva and M/T Mari Kokako, two of the second-generation methanol-fueled vessels, to the Waterfront Shipping fleet. These 49,000 dwt vessels are built with the second generation of MAN B&W ME-LGIM two-stroke dual-fuel engines. These engines can be operated on methanol as well as conventional marine fuels. They offer at par, or sometimes better efficiency on methanol fuel type compared to HFO-burning engines. MAN Energy Solutions, the maker of marine engines, developed them to operate on alternatives to heavy fuel oil.

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Better Supply Chain Management Due to Ever-Expanding Global Trade to Drive Growth

The global marine engine market is estimated to be driven primarily by increasing supply chain management worldwide, which is a result of the ever-expanding global trade. In the past two decades, the total growth of international trade has been consistent at an average of 6% as per the reports of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). According to the organization, it is twice as fast as the world output. Although, strict regulations from governments across nations regarding emission control are estimated to hinder the growth of marine engines.

Embarking on Tailor-made Products to Help Key Players Gain Prominence

Key players operating in the global marine engine market consist of manufacturers focused on leading the competition. Major enterprises are embarking on providing tailor-made structures, built to functions as per the needs of their clients. In August 2019, Ports of Auckland ordered the world's first full-size electric tugboat from Damen Shipyards of the Netherlands. The latter is set to build a 70-tonne bollard pull all-electric tug for delivery in 2021. 

Industry Development

  • In 2018, Donso Shipping associated with FKAB for two low-resistance hull design vessels designed by of length 167.7 m, which will be ice-strengthened to ice class 1A. The propulsion system of two vessels includes LNG fuel as a marine fuel and shore connection for port operations.

A List of Key Manufacturers Operating In the Global Market:

  • Caterpillar (U.S.)

  • Cummins (U.S.)

  • Hyundai Heavy Industries (South Korea)

  • Man Energy Solution (Germany)

  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (Japan)

  • Honda Motors Co. Ltd. (U.S.)

  • Wartsila (Finland)      

  • Kongsberg (Norway)

  • Mahindra Powerol (India)

  • General Motors (U.S.)

  • Yanmar Holdings Co. Ltd. (Japan)

  • Doosan Infracore (South Korea)

Further Report Findings:

  • Based on fuel, the marine diesel oil segment dominated the global market with 25.5% share in 2019. Characteristics, such as oxidation & thermal stability, and reduced costs associated with the fuel type are driving the segment growth.

  • Based on region, Asia Pacific is estimated to lead the global market with USD 5.35 billion in 2019. Major countries including China and India are the two of the largest manufacturers in the world. This is anticipated to drive the growth in the region.

Table of Segmentation



Study Period


Base Year


Forecast Period


Historic Period



  Value (USD Billion)



By Ship Type

  • Oil Tankers

  • Bulk Carriers

  • General Cargo Ships

  • Container Ships

  • Gas Carriers

  • Chemical Tankers

  • Support Vessel

  • Ferriers and Passenger ships

  • Other

By Capacity

  • 0 - 10000 HP

  • 10000 - 20000 HP

  • 20000 - 30000 HP

  • 30000 - 40000 HP

  • 40000 - 50000 HP

  • 50000 - 60000 HP

  • 60000 - 70000 HP

  • 70000 - 80000 HP

  • 80000 - 90000 HP

  • 90000 - 100000 HP

  • 100000 - 110000 HP

  • Greater than 110000 HP

By Speed

  • High Speed

  • Medium Speed

  • Low Speed

By Fuel Type

  • Heavy Fuel Oil

  • Intermediate Fuel Oil

  • Marine Diesel Oil

  • Marine Gas Oil

  • LNG

  • Other

By Stroke

  • Four Stroke

  • Two Stroke

  • Other

By Region

  • North America (By Ship Type, Capacity, Speed, Fuel Type, Stroke and Country)

    • U.S.

    • Canada

  • Europe (By Ship Type, Capacity, Speed, Fuel Type, Stroke and Country)

    • Greece

    • Germany

    • Norway

    • Russian Federation

    • Turkey

    • United Kingdom

    • Netherlands

    • Denmark

    • Italy

    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia Pacific (By Ship Type, Capacity, Speed, Fuel Type, Stroke and Country)

    • China

    • Japan

    • Singapore

    • Indonesia

    • Republic of Korea

    • India

    • Vietnam

    • Rest of Asia Pacific

  • The Middle East & Africa (By Ship Type, Capacity, Speed, Fuel Type, Stroke and Country)

    • United Arab Emirates

    • Saudi Arabia

    • Qatar

    • Kuwait

    • Oman

    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

  • Latin America (By Ship Type, Capacity, Speed, Fuel Type, Stroke and Country)

    • Bermuda

    • Brazil

    • Rest of Latin America

Marine Engine Market
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