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水中ロボット市場:タイプ、用途、地域別、2024-2032

Underwater Robotics Market by Type (Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV)), Application (Defense and Security, Commercial Exploration, Scientific Research, and Others), and Region 2024-2032

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水中ロボット市場:タイプ、用途、地域別、2024-2032
出版日: 2024年03月02日
発行: IMARC
ページ情報: 英文 139 Pages
納期: 2~3営業日
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概要

世界の水中ロボット市場規模は2023年に43億米ドルに達しました。今後、IMARC Groupは、市場は2032年までに111億米ドルに達し、2024年から2032年の間に10.8%の成長率(CAGR)を示すと予測しています。同市場は、海洋探査・調査需要の高まり、掘削プラットフォーム、パイプライン、海底設備などの水中インフラの効率的かつコスト効率の高いメンテナンスニーズの高まり、軍事・防衛産業における用途の高まりなどを背景に、着実な成長を遂げています。

水中ロボット市場の分析:

市場の成長と規模:同市場は力強い成長を遂げており、その背景には水中探査や研究活動に対する需要の高まりがあります。さらに、水中インフラの効率的なメンテナンスに対するニーズの高まりが、市場にプラスの影響を与えています。

技術の進歩:自律型水中航行体(AUV)や遠隔操作車両(ROV)などの技術革新は、水中探査能力を高めています。水中ロボット工学における人工知能(AI)と機械学習(ML)の統合は、データ収集と分析を向上させています。

産業用途:水中ロボット工学は、海洋調査、オフショアエネルギー、防衛、水中考古学などに応用されています。遠隔操作車両(ROV)は、オフショア石油・ガス事業の検査やメンテナンスに広く利用されています。

地理的動向:北米は、大規模なオフショア・エネルギープロジェクトと研究イニシアティブにより市場をリードしています。しかし、アジア太平洋は、海洋活動の増加に牽引され、急成長市場として浮上しています。

競合情勢:市場の主要企業は、いくつかの戦略的イニシアティブに積極的に取り組んでいます。各社は、水中ロボットシステムの能力を強化するため、研究開発(R&D)活動に投資しており、ナビゲーション、センサー、自律性の進歩に注力しています。

課題と機会:同市場は、環境問題や規制などの課題に直面する一方で、水中採掘など、調査やオフショア・アプリケーション以外の用途を拡大する機会にも遭遇しています。

将来の展望:技術の進歩と探査活動の活発化により、水中ロボット市場の将来は有望です。環境への配慮から、持続可能で環境に優しい水中ロボットが今後数年で脚光を浴びる可能性があります。

水中ロボット市場の動向:

海洋探査・調査需要の増加

水中ロボット市場は、海洋探査・調査需要の高まりにより大きな成長を遂げています。科学者、研究者、組織は、深海の謎を掘り下げるために水中ロボットへの依存度を高めています。これらのロボットにより、研究者は海洋生物、水中生態系、地層に関する貴重なデータを収集することができます。さらに、遠隔地や極限環境からデータを収集できるため、気候変動の研究においても重要な役割を果たしています。さらに、水中生態系、特にサンゴ礁のような壊れやすい環境を監視・保全する必要性から、水中ロボットへの投資が拡大しています。これらのロボットが到達困難な場所にアクセスし、人間の介入なしにデータを収集する能力は、市場の成長を後押ししています。海洋探査が地球とその資源を理解するために不可欠になるにつれ、先進的な水中ロボットの需要が高まっています。この動向は、現在進行中の技術的進歩によって強化されており、水中ロボットがより高性能になり、幅広い用途に利用できるようになっています。

海洋石油・ガス産業での用途拡大

水中ロボット市場を牽引しているのは、世界中のオフショア石油・ガス産業における用途の拡大です。オフショアでのエネルギー探査・生産活動が拡大する中、掘削プラットフォーム、パイプライン、海底設備などの水中インフラを効率的かつコスト効率よくメンテナンスする必要性が高まっています。遠隔操作車両(ROV)を含む水中ロボットは、こうした課題環境での点検、保守、修理作業に採用されることが増えています。水中ロボットは深海の状況を航行し、正確な作業を行うことができるため、ダウンタイムや作業リスクを低減することができます。このような水中ロボット工学の応用は、人間の作業員の安全性を高めるだけでなく、石油・ガス会社の操業コストを大幅に削減します。さらに、海洋探査がより深く、より遠隔の地域に進出するにつれて、作業深度の拡大や自律的な意思決定などの機能を向上させた高度な水中ロボットの需要が高まっています。この動向はまた、オフショア・エネルギー特有のニーズを満たすため、水中ロボット・アプリケーションへの継続的な技術革新と投資を促進しています。

軍事・防衛用途

世界各国の政府機関や防衛機関は、水中能力の戦略的重要性をますます認識しつつあります。自律型水中ロボット(AUV)や遠隔操作ロボット(ROV)を含む水中ロボットは、さまざまな軍事任務に不可欠です。これらの水中ロボットは、地雷探知・除去、水中監視、情報収集などの作業に使用されます。特に地政学的に微妙な状況にある地域では、海上警備の維持に重要な役割を果たしています。課題山積の水中環境で隠密行動できる水中ロボットの能力は、防衛軍にとって貴重な資産となっています。地政学的情勢が進化するにつれ、防衛分野における先進的な水中ロボットの需要は高まっています。このため、水中ロボットの能力を強化し、軍事用途により効果的で汎用性の高いものにするための研究開発活動への投資が活発化しています。さらに、人工知能(AI)と自律航行の進歩により、防衛活動における水中ロボットの役割がさらに強化されつつあります。

目次

第1章 序文

第2章 調査範囲と調査手法

  • 調査目的
  • 利害関係者
  • データソース
    • 一次情報
    • 二次情報
  • 市場推定
    • ボトムアップアプローチ
    • トップダウンアプローチ
  • 調査手法

第3章 エグゼクティブサマリー

第4章 イントロダクション

  • 概要
  • 主要産業動向

第5章 世界の水中ロボット市場

  • 市場概要
  • 市場実績
  • COVID-19の影響
  • 市場予測

第6章 市場内訳:タイプ別

  • 遠隔操作車両(ROV)
    • 市場動向
    • 市場予測
  • 自律型水中ロボット(AUV)
    • 市場動向
    • 市場予測

第7章 市場内訳:用途別

  • 防衛・セキュリティ
    • 市場動向
    • 市場予測
  • 商業探査
    • 市場動向
    • 市場予測
  • 科学調査
    • 市場動向
    • 市場予測
  • その他
    • 市場動向
    • 市場予測

第8章 市場内訳:地域別

  • 北米
    • 米国
      • 市場動向
      • 市場予測
    • カナダ
      • 市場動向
      • 市場予測
  • アジア太平洋
    • 中国
      • 市場動向
      • 市場予測
    • 日本
      • 市場動向
      • 市場予測
    • インド
      • 市場動向
      • 市場予測
    • 韓国
      • 市場動向
      • 市場予測
    • オーストラリア
      • 市場動向
      • 市場予測
    • インドネシア
      • 市場動向
      • 市場予測
    • その他
      • 市場動向
      • 市場予測
  • 欧州
    • ドイツ
      • 市場動向
      • 市場予測
    • フランス
      • 市場動向
      • 市場予測
    • 英国
      • 市場動向
      • 市場予測
    • イタリア
      • 市場動向
      • 市場予測
    • スペイン
      • 市場動向
      • 市場予測
    • ロシア
      • 市場動向
      • 市場予測
    • その他
      • 市場動向
      • 市場予測
  • ラテンアメリカ
    • ブラジル
      • 市場動向
      • 市場予測
    • メキシコ
      • 市場動向
      • 市場予測
    • その他
      • 市場動向
      • 市場予測
  • 中東・アフリカ地域
    • 市場動向
    • 市場内訳:国別
    • 市場予測

第9章 促進要因、抑制要因、機会

  • 市場概要
  • 促進要因
  • 抑制要因
  • 機会

第10章 バリューチェーン分析

第11章 ポーターのファイブフォース分析

  • 概要
  • 買い手の交渉力
  • 供給企業の交渉力
  • 競合の程度
  • 新規参入業者の脅威
  • 代替品の脅威

第12章 価格分析

第13章 競合情勢

  • 市場構造
  • 主要企業
  • 主要企業のプロファイル
    • Atlas Elektronik(ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems)
    • Deep Ocean Engineering Inc.
    • ECA Group(Groupe Gorge)
    • Eddyfi Technologies
    • General Dynamics Mission Systems Inc(General Dynamics Corporation)
    • International Submarine Engineering
    • Oceaneering International Inc.
    • Saab Ab
    • TechnipFMC plc
    • Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd.
    • VideoRay LLC
図表

List of Figures

  • Figure 1: Global: Underwater Robotics Market: Major Drivers and Challenges
  • Figure 2: Global: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
  • Figure 3: Global: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 4: Global: Underwater Robotics Market: Breakup by Type (in %), 2023
  • Figure 5: Global: Underwater Robotics Market: Breakup by Application (in %), 2023
  • Figure 6: Global: Underwater Robotics Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2023
  • Figure 7: Global: Underwater Robotics (Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 8: Global: Underwater Robotics (Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 9: Global: Underwater Robotics (Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV)) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 10: Global: Underwater Robotics (Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV)) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 11: Global: Underwater Robotics (Defense and Security) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 12: Global: Underwater Robotics (Defense and Security) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 13: Global: Underwater Robotics (Commercial Exploration) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 14: Global: Underwater Robotics (Commercial Exploration) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 15: Global: Underwater Robotics (Scientific Research) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 16: Global: Underwater Robotics (Scientific Research) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 17: Global: Underwater Robotics (Other Applications) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 18: Global: Underwater Robotics (Other Applications) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 19: North America: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 20: North America: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 21: United States: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 22: United States: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 23: Canada: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 24: Canada: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 25: Asia-Pacific: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 26: Asia-Pacific: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 27: China: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 28: China: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 29: Japan: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 30: Japan: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 31: India: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 32: India: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 33: South Korea: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 34: South Korea: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 35: Australia: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 36: Australia: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 37: Indonesia: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 38: Indonesia: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 39: Others: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 40: Others: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 41: Europe: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 42: Europe: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 43: Germany: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 44: Germany: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 45: France: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 46: France: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 47: United Kingdom: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 48: United Kingdom: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 49: Italy: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 50: Italy: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 51: Spain: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 52: Spain: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 53: Russia: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 54: Russia: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 55: Others: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 56: Others: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 57: Latin America: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 58: Latin America: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 59: Brazil: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 60: Brazil: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 61: Mexico: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 62: Mexico: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 63: Others: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 64: Others: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 65: Middle East and Africa: Underwater Robotics Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 66: Middle East and Africa: Underwater Robotics Market: Breakup by Country (in %), 2023
  • Figure 67: Middle East and Africa: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 68: Global: Underwater Robotics Industry: Drivers, Restraints, and Opportunities
  • Figure 69: Global: Underwater Robotics Industry: Value Chain Analysis
  • Figure 70: Global: Underwater Robotics Industry: Porter's Five Forces Analysis

List of Tables

  • Table 1: Global: Underwater Robotics Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2023 & 2032
  • Table 2: Global: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Breakup by Type (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Table 3: Global: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Breakup by Application (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Table 4: Global: Underwater Robotics Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (in Million US$), 2024-2032
  • Table 5: Global: Underwater Robotics Market: Competitive Structure
  • Table 6: Global: Underwater Robotics Market: Key Players
目次
Product Code: SR112024A7894

The global underwater robotics market size reached US$ 4.3 Billion in 2023. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 11.1 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 10.8% during 2024-2032. The market is experiencing steady growth driven by the growing demand for ocean exploration and research, increasing need for efficient and cost-effective maintenance of underwater infrastructure, such as drilling platforms, pipelines, and subsea installations, and rising applications in the military and defense industry.

Underwater Robotics Market Analysis:

Market Growth and Size: The market is witnessing strong growth, which can be attributed to the escalating demand for underwater exploration and research activities. Moreover, the growing need for efficient maintenance of underwater infrastructure is positively influencing the market.

Technological Advancements: Innovations, such as autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), are enhancing underwater exploration capabilities. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) integration in underwater robotics are improving data collection and analysis.

Industry Applications: Underwater robotics finds applications in marine research, offshore energy, defense, and underwater archaeology. Remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) are widely used in offshore oil and gas operations for inspection and maintenance.

Geographical Trends: North America leads the market on account of the extensive offshore energy projects and research initiatives. However, Asia Pacific is emerging as a fast-growing market, driven by increasing maritime activities.

Competitive Landscape: Key players in the market are actively engaged in several strategic initiatives. They are investing in research and development (R&D) activities to enhance the capabilities of their underwater robotic systems, focusing on advancements in navigation, sensors, and autonomy.

Challenges and Opportunities: While the market faces challenges, such as environmental concerns and regulations, it also encounters opportunities in expanding applications beyond research and offshore applications, such as underwater mining.

Future Outlook: The future of the underwater robotics market looks promising, with technological advancements and increased exploration activities. Sustainability and eco-friendly underwater robots may gain prominence in the coming years, aligning with environmental concerns.

Underwater Robotics Market Trends:

Increasing demand for ocean exploration and research

The underwater robotics market is experiencing significant growth due to the rising demand for ocean exploration and research. Scientists, researchers, and organizations are increasingly relying on underwater robots to delve into the mysteries of the deep sea. These robots enable researchers to gather valuable data about marine life, underwater ecosystems, and geological formations. Additionally, they play a crucial role in studying climate change, as they can collect data from remote and extreme environments. Moreover, the need to monitor and preserve underwater ecosystems, particularly in fragile environments like coral reefs, is leading to greater investments in underwater robotics. The ability of these robots to access hard-to-reach areas and collect data without human intervention is propelling the growth of the market. As ocean exploration is becoming more critical for understanding our planet and its resources, the demand for advanced underwater robotics is growing. This trend is bolstered by ongoing technological advancements, making underwater robots more capable and accessible for a wide range of applications.

Expanding applications in offshore oil and gas industry

The underwater robotics market is driven by its expanding applications in the offshore oil and gas industry around the world. As offshore energy exploration and production activities are growing, the need for efficient and cost-effective maintenance of underwater infrastructure, such as drilling platforms, pipelines, and subsea installations, is increasing. Underwater robots, including remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), are increasingly employed for inspection, maintenance, and repair tasks in these challenging environments. They can navigate deep-sea conditions and conduct precise operations, reducing downtime and operational risks. This application of underwater robotics not only enhances safety for human workers, but also significantly reduces operational costs for oil and gas companies. Moreover, as offshore exploration ventures into deeper and more remote areas, the demand for advanced underwater robotics with improved capabilities, such as extended operating depths and autonomous decision-making, is rising. This trend is also driving ongoing innovation and investment in underwater robotics applications to meet the specific needs of offshore energy.

Military and defense applications

Governing and defense agencies of several countries across the globe are increasingly recognizing the strategic importance of underwater capabilities. Underwater robots, including autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), are crucial for various military tasks. These underwater robots are used for tasks, such as mine detection and clearance, underwater surveillance, and intelligence gathering. They play a vital role in maintaining maritime security, especially in regions with sensitive geopolitical situations. The ability of underwater robots to operate covertly in challenging underwater environments makes them valuable assets for defense forces. As the geopolitical landscape is evolving, the demand for advanced underwater robotics in the defense sector is growing. This is driving investment in research and development (R&D) activities to enhance the capabilities of underwater robots, making them more effective and versatile for military applications. Additionally, advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous navigation are further strengthening their role in defense operations.

Underwater Robotics Industry Segmentation:

IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the market, along with forecasts at the global, regional, and country levels for 2024-2032. Our report has categorized the market based on type and application.

Breakup by Type:

Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)

Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV)

Remotely operated vehicle (ROV) accounts for the majority of the market share

The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the type. This includes remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV). According to the report, remotely operated vehicle (ROV) represented the largest segment.

Remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) are tethered, remotely controlled robotic devices that are widely used for a range of underwater tasks. ROVs are favored for their precision, versatility, and ability to perform intricate operations in challenging underwater environments. They are extensively utilized in industries, such as offshore oil and gas, maritime salvage, underwater construction, and deep-sea exploration. ROVs are equipped with cameras, manipulator arms, and various sensors, making them indispensable tools for inspecting and maintaining subsea infrastructure, collecting data, and conducting search and rescue missions.

Autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) represent another crucial segment of the underwater robotics market. AUVs are self-propelled, untethered robots designed for autonomous operation without human intervention. They are well-suited for tasks that require long-duration missions, surveying large areas, and collecting scientific data. AUVs are extensively used in marine research, oceanography, environmental monitoring, and underwater mapping. They are equipped with advanced navigation systems, sensors, and data recording capabilities, allowing them to operate efficiently and collect valuable data in remote and deep-sea locations. AUVs are particularly valuable for exploring areas where access is challenging or where minimal human disturbance is desired, making them an essential tool for scientific and research applications in the underwater realm.

Breakup by Application:

Defense and Security

Commercial Exploration

Scientific Research

Others

Commercial exploration represents the leading market segment

The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the application. This includes defense and security, commercial exploration, scientific research, and others. According to the report, commercial exploration represented the largest segment.

Commercial exploration segment encompasses a wide range of industries and applications, including offshore oil and gas exploration, underwater mining, maritime salvage operations, and underwater construction. Underwater robots, both remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), play a vital role in supporting these industries. They are used for tasks, such as inspecting and maintaining subsea infrastructure, conducting geological surveys, and exploring new areas for resource extraction. The demand for underwater robotics in commercial exploration is driven by the need for cost-effective and efficient solutions to operate in challenging underwater environments and extract valuable resources from the ocean floor.

Scientific research is another significant segment of the underwater robotics market. Researchers and scientists utilize underwater robots, particularly AUVs, to explore and study the ocean's depths, marine ecosystems, and geological formations. These robots are equipped with advanced sensors and data collection instruments, making them indispensable tools for gathering data on marine life, ocean currents, hydrothermal vents, and underwater archaeology. Scientific research applications extend to climate change studies, biodiversity research, and understanding the effects of human activity on underwater ecosystems. The continuous expansion of oceanography and marine biology research further catalyzing the demand for underwater robotics in this segment.

The defense and security segment of the underwater robotics market involves the use of underwater robots for military applications. These applications include mine detection and clearance, submarine surveillance, underwater reconnaissance, and anti-submarine warfare. Remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) equipped with advanced sensors and communication systems are essential for enhancing maritime security and maintaining strategic interests of the nation in the maritime domain. The demand for underwater robotics in defense and security is driven by the need for effective and covert underwater operations, particularly in regions with geopolitical tensions and maritime conflicts.

Breakup by Region:

North America

United States

Canada

Asia Pacific

China

Japan

India

South Korea

Australia

Indonesia

Others

Europe

Germany

France

United Kingdom

Italy

Spain

Russia

Others

Latin America

Brazil

Mexico

Others

Middle East and Africa

North America leads the market, accounting for the largest underwater robotics market share

The market research report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of all the major regional markets, which include North America (the United States and Canada); Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, and others); Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, and others); Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and others); and the Middle East and Africa. According to the report, North America accounted for the largest market share due to its extensive offshore oil and gas activities, robust maritime industry, significant investment in defense and security, and a strong presence of underwater robotics manufacturers and technology providers. Countries like the United States and Canada are at the forefront of utilizing underwater robots for various applications, including offshore exploration, research, and military operations. Additionally, North America benefits from substantial government funding for marine research and the development of advanced underwater robotic systems.

The Asia Pacific region is witnessing rapid growth in the underwater robotics market. This growth is propelled by the increasing maritime activities, growing interest in offshore energy exploration, and a surge in scientific research endeavors. Countries like China, Japan, and Australia are actively investing in underwater robotic technologies to support their maritime industries and explore the vast underwater resources in the region. Additionally, the focus on environmental conservation and monitoring is driving the adoption of underwater robots for research and protection of marine ecosystems.

Europe is another significant segment in the underwater robotics market. European countries have a strong presence in marine research, offshore industries, and naval defense. This is leading to substantial investment in underwater robotics technology for applications ranging from scientific research in the North Sea to offshore wind farm maintenance in the Baltic Sea. The initiatives by governing agencies in Europe to promote sustainable marine practices are contributing to the growth of underwater robotics in the region. Countries like Norway, the United Kingdom, and France are at the forefront of utilizing underwater robots for various underwater tasks.

Latin America is emerging as a notable segment in the underwater robotics market. The region benefits from its extensive coastline, rich marine biodiversity, and a growing interest in offshore oil and gas exploration. Countries like Brazil and Mexico are actively deploying underwater robots for offshore operations, environmental monitoring, and research in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. As the region continues to develop its maritime infrastructure and enhance its marine research capabilities, the demand for underwater robotics is expected to grow steadily.

The Middle East and Africa represent a segment with increasing potential in the underwater robotics market. The focus on offshore energy projects, including oil and gas exploration in the Persian Gulf, Red Sea, and the East African coast, is driving the demand for underwater robots. Additionally, naval and maritime security concerns in the region are contributing to the adoption of underwater robotics for defense applications. As underwater robotic technology is becoming more accessible and affordable, countries in the Middle East and Africa are expected to increasingly incorporate these systems into their marine operations and research initiatives.

Leading Key Players in the Underwater Robotics Industry:

Key players in the market are actively engaged in several strategic initiatives. These companies are investing in research and development (R&D) activities to enhance the capabilities of their underwater robotic systems, focusing on advancements in navigation, sensors, and autonomy. They are also expanding their product portfolios to cater to diverse industry applications, including offshore oil and gas, scientific research, and defense. Moreover, key players are increasingly collaborating with research institutions, government agencies, and other stakeholders to develop innovative solutions and drive technology adoption. Additionally, they are keen on sustainability, exploring eco-friendly materials and energy-efficient designs to minimize the environmental impact of underwater robotic operations, aligning with global concerns about ocean conservation and responsible use of marine resources.

The market research report has provided a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape. Detailed profiles of all major companies have also been provided. Some of the key players in the market include:

Atlas Elektronik (ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems)

Deep Ocean Engineering Inc.

ECA Group (Groupe Gorge)

Eddyfi Technologies

General Dynamics Mission Systems Inc (General Dynamics Corporation)

International Submarine Engineering

Oceaneering International Inc.

Saab Ab

TechnipFMC plc

Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd.

VideoRay LLC

(Please note that this is only a partial list of the key players, and the complete list is provided in the report.)

Latest News:

March 30, 2020: ECA Group (Groupe Gorge) announced that it will provide the Lithuanian Navy with its underwater robot K-STER, an efficient ROV solution, to be used for mine counter measures at sea.

October 10, 2023: Eddyfi Technologies, a leader in advanced robotic solutions, unveiled the groundbreaking VersaTrax(TM) series of robotic inspection crawlers. These versatile robots are poised to revolutionize industrial inspections by offering precision, adaptability, and safety in challenging environments.

June 15, 2020: Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, Germany's defence company and world market leader in conventional submarines, presented the results of a pioneering research project on the feasibility, usability, construction, and operation of large modular underwater vehicles. The presentation was part of the "Maritime Research Programme" whereby the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy supports the development of innovative maritime technologies.

Key Questions Answered in This Report:

  • How has the global underwater robotics market performed so far, and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What are the drivers, restraints, and opportunities in the global underwater robotics market?
  • What is the impact of each driver, restraint, and opportunity on the global underwater robotics market?
  • What are the key regional markets?
  • Which countries represent the most attractive underwater robotics market?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the type?
  • Which is the most attractive type in the underwater robotics market?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the application?
  • Which is the most attractive application in the underwater robotics market?
  • What is the competitive structure of the market?
  • Who are the key players/companies in the global underwater robotics market?

Table of Contents

1 Preface

2 Scope and Methodology

  • 2.1 Objectives of the Study
  • 2.2 Stakeholders
  • 2.3 Data Sources
    • 2.3.1 Primary Sources
    • 2.3.2 Secondary Sources
  • 2.4 Market Estimation
    • 2.4.1 Bottom-Up Approach
    • 2.4.2 Top-Down Approach
  • 2.5 Forecasting Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Introduction

  • 4.1 Overview
  • 4.2 Key Industry Trends

5 Global Underwater Robotics Market

  • 5.1 Market Overview
  • 5.2 Market Performance
  • 5.3 Impact of COVID-19
  • 5.4 Market Forecast

6 Market Breakup by Type

  • 6.1 Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)
    • 6.1.1 Market Trends
    • 6.1.2 Market Forecast
  • 6.2 Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV)
    • 6.2.1 Market Trends
    • 6.2.2 Market Forecast

7 Market Breakup by Application

  • 7.1 Defense and Security
    • 7.1.1 Market Trends
    • 7.1.2 Market Forecast
  • 7.2 Commercial Exploration
    • 7.2.1 Market Trends
    • 7.2.2 Market Forecast
  • 7.3 Scientific Research
    • 7.3.1 Market Trends
    • 7.3.2 Market Forecast
  • 7.4 Others
    • 7.4.1 Market Trends
    • 7.4.2 Market Forecast

8 Market Breakup by Region

  • 8.1 North America
    • 8.1.1 United States
      • 8.1.1.1 Market Trends
      • 8.1.1.2 Market Forecast
    • 8.1.2 Canada
      • 8.1.2.1 Market Trends
      • 8.1.2.2 Market Forecast
  • 8.2 Asia-Pacific
    • 8.2.1 China
      • 8.2.1.1 Market Trends
      • 8.2.1.2 Market Forecast
    • 8.2.2 Japan
      • 8.2.2.1 Market Trends
      • 8.2.2.2 Market Forecast
    • 8.2.3 India
      • 8.2.3.1 Market Trends
      • 8.2.3.2 Market Forecast
    • 8.2.4 South Korea
      • 8.2.4.1 Market Trends
      • 8.2.4.2 Market Forecast
    • 8.2.5 Australia
      • 8.2.5.1 Market Trends
      • 8.2.5.2 Market Forecast
    • 8.2.6 Indonesia
      • 8.2.6.1 Market Trends
      • 8.2.6.2 Market Forecast
    • 8.2.7 Others
      • 8.2.7.1 Market Trends
      • 8.2.7.2 Market Forecast
  • 8.3 Europe
    • 8.3.1 Germany
      • 8.3.1.1 Market Trends
      • 8.3.1.2 Market Forecast
    • 8.3.2 France
      • 8.3.2.1 Market Trends
      • 8.3.2.2 Market Forecast
    • 8.3.3 United Kingdom
      • 8.3.3.1 Market Trends
      • 8.3.3.2 Market Forecast
    • 8.3.4 Italy
      • 8.3.4.1 Market Trends
      • 8.3.4.2 Market Forecast
    • 8.3.5 Spain
      • 8.3.5.1 Market Trends
      • 8.3.5.2 Market Forecast
    • 8.3.6 Russia
      • 8.3.6.1 Market Trends
      • 8.3.6.2 Market Forecast
    • 8.3.7 Others
      • 8.3.7.1 Market Trends
      • 8.3.7.2 Market Forecast
  • 8.4 Latin America
    • 8.4.1 Brazil
      • 8.4.1.1 Market Trends
      • 8.4.1.2 Market Forecast
    • 8.4.2 Mexico
      • 8.4.2.1 Market Trends
      • 8.4.2.2 Market Forecast
    • 8.4.3 Others
      • 8.4.3.1 Market Trends
      • 8.4.3.2 Market Forecast
  • 8.5 Middle East and Africa
    • 8.5.1 Market Trends
    • 8.5.2 Market Breakup by Country
    • 8.5.3 Market Forecast

9 Drivers, Restraints, and Opportunities

  • 9.1 Overview
  • 9.2 Drivers
  • 9.3 Restraints
  • 9.4 Opportunities

10 Value Chain Analysis

11 Porters Five Forces Analysis

  • 11.1 Overview
  • 11.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
  • 11.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
  • 11.4 Degree of Competition
  • 11.5 Threat of New Entrants
  • 11.6 Threat of Substitutes

12 Price Analysis

13 Competitive Landscape

  • 13.1 Market Structure
  • 13.2 Key Players
  • 13.3 Profiles of Key Players
    • 13.3.1 Atlas Elektronik (ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems)
      • 13.3.1.1 Company Overview
      • 13.3.1.2 Product Portfolio
    • 13.3.2 Deep Ocean Engineering Inc.
      • 13.3.2.1 Company Overview
      • 13.3.2.2 Product Portfolio
    • 13.3.3 ECA Group (Groupe Gorge)
      • 13.3.3.1 Company Overview
      • 13.3.3.2 Product Portfolio
    • 13.3.4 Eddyfi Technologies
      • 13.3.4.1 Company Overview
      • 13.3.4.2 Product Portfolio
    • 13.3.5 General Dynamics Mission Systems Inc (General Dynamics Corporation)
      • 13.3.5.1 Company Overview
      • 13.3.5.2 Product Portfolio
    • 13.3.6 International Submarine Engineering
      • 13.3.6.1 Company Overview
      • 13.3.6.2 Product Portfolio
    • 13.3.7 Oceaneering International Inc.
      • 13.3.7.1 Company Overview
      • 13.3.7.2 Product Portfolio
      • 13.3.7.3 Financials
      • 13.3.7.4 SWOT Analysis
    • 13.3.8 Saab Ab
      • 13.3.8.1 Company Overview
      • 13.3.8.2 Product Portfolio
      • 13.3.8.3 Financials
      • 13.3.8.4 SWOT Analysis
    • 13.3.9 TechnipFMC plc
      • 13.3.9.1 Company Overview
      • 13.3.9.2 Product Portfolio
      • 13.3.9.3 Financials
      • 13.3.9.4 SWOT Analysis
    • 13.3.10 Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd.
      • 13.3.10.1 Company Overview
      • 13.3.10.2 Product Portfolio
      • 13.3.10.3 SWOT Analysis
    • 13.3.11 VideoRay LLC
      • 13.3.11.1 Company Overview
      • 13.3.11.2 Product Portfolio

Kindly note that this only represents a partial list of companies, and the complete list has been provided in the report.