An Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) is a Geographic Information System (GIS) which is used for maritime navigation that acts in accordance with the regulations of the International Maritime Organization as a substitute to paper maritime charts. The ECDIS is used by naval vessels and ships globally.

The Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) is transforming the marine industry. The implementation of electronic chart display and information systems is providing cost-effective and safer navigation for the marine industry globally. ECDIS delivers constant navigational and positional safety information and triggers alarms when the vessel is close to navigational hazards.

An electronic chart displays the data from nautical charts or electronic charts and assimilates information from speed and position via water reference systems and also by the navigational sensors. Other sensors which can edge with a chart and information system are Depth Sounders, Navtex, Radar, and automatic identification systems.

Furthermore, according to the International Maritime Organization, ships and vessels equipped with electronic navigational charts did not require to carry manual paper charts. The agreement fee for such navigational charts is defined on the basis of number of units, contract period, and types of electronic navigational charts.

Safety needs associated with the International Maritime Organization regulations, growth in trend toward navigational systems, and development of the aircraft and maritime industry globally are anticipated to drive the global electronic chart display and the information system (ECDIS) market during the forecast period (2019-2027).

However, the errors in the global electronic chart display and information system is projected to restrain the growth of this market in the near future. Moreover, the importance of training pertaining to electronic chart display and information systems is likely to hamper the growth of the market. Nevertheless, rise in demand for electronic chart display and information systems is anticipated to create lucrative opportunities for market players during the forecast period. This in turn is leading to new business opportunities and is expected to fuel the growth of the global electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS) market during the forecast period.

The global electronic chart display and information system market can be segmented based on type, component, end-user, and region. On the basis of type, the market can be bifurcated into raster chart system and vector chart system. Based on component, the market can be categorized into hardware, software, and services. On the basis of end-user, the market can be bifurcated into marine, and government and defense; marine is further bifurcated as cargo and passenger.

In terms of region, the global electronic chart display and information system market can be segregated into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America. North America is anticipated to hold the leading share of market during the forecast period due to the presence of global players in the region. Rising demand and popularity of this system in the region has helped suppliers proliferate considerably over recent years. Furthermore, an increase in the popularity of electronic navigational charts for ships and aircrafts is anticipated to propel the market in Asia Pacific over the forecast period from 2018 to 2026.

Leading companies operating in the electronic chart display and information system market include Fontanski Marine Supply, Electronic Charts Company, Inc., Maritime Services Ltd., SRH Marine Electronics S.A., Maryland Nautical, American Nautical Services, Inc., Nautisk Forlag AS, Sirm SPA, and Japan Hydrographic Charts & Publications Co., Ltd. Companies are focusing on launching advanced services to strengthen their position in the market and expand their customer base. They are also investing in research and development operations and concentrating on providing customized services.

The report offers a comprehensive evaluation of the market. It does so via in-depth qualitative insights, historical data, and verifiable projections about market size. The projections featured in the report have been derived using proven research methodologies and assumptions. By doing so, the research report serves as a repository of analysis and information for every facet of the market, including but not limited to: Regional markets, technology, types, and applications.

The study is a source of reliable data on:

  • Market segments and sub-segments
  • Market trends and dynamics
  • Supply and demand
  • Market size
  • Current trends/opportunities/challenges
  • Competitive landscape
  • Technological breakthroughs
  • Value chain and stakeholder analysis

The regional analysis covers:

  • North America (U.S. and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Chile, and others)
  • Western Europe (Germany, U.K., France, Spain, Italy, Nordic countries, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg)
  • Eastern Europe (Poland and Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand)
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC, Southern Africa, and North Africa)

The report has been compiled through extensive primary research (through interviews, surveys, and observations of seasoned analysts) and secondary research (which entails reputable paid sources, trade journals, and industry body databases). The report also features a complete qualitative and quantitative assessment by analyzing data gathered from industry analysts and market participants across key points in the industry’s value chain.

A separate analysis of prevailing trends in the parent market, macro- and micro-economic indicators, and regulations and mandates is included under the purview of the study. By doing so, the report projects the attractiveness of each major segment over the forecast period.

Highlights of the report:

  • A complete backdrop analysis, which includes an assessment of the parent market
  • Important changes in market dynamics
  • Market segmentation up to the second or third level
  • Historical, current, and projected size of the market from the standpoint of both value and volume
  • Reporting and evaluation of recent industry developments
  • Market shares and strategies of key players
  • Emerging niche segments and regional markets
  • An objective assessment of the trajectory of the market
  • Recommendations to companies for strengthening their foothold in the market  

Note: Although care has been taken to maintain the highest levels of accuracy in TMR’s reports, recent market/vendor-specific changes may take time to reflect in the analysis.

Custom Market Research Services

TMR offers custom market research services that help clients to get information on their business scenario required where syndicated solutions are not enough.


Electronic Chart Display Information System Market

Pre Book