Global Marine Cables and Connectors Market: Snapshot

Ever since the first underwater cable was implemented in 1850 to deliver telegraphy traffic, marine cables and connectors have been playing a vital role in the integration of various sub-systems and systems across a number of industry verticals. In the recent years, the vast rise in the demand for reliable high performance, connectivity, and efficiency has been enhancing the growth of the marine cables and connectors market. Fiber-optic cables are being widely adopted in the telecommunication industry due to their advantages such as efficient data transfer and high-speed data transfer capabilities.

The global marine cables and connectors market was estimated at US$ 8869.8 Mn in the year of 2016 and is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 5.3% throughout the forecast year from 2017 to 2025.

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Cables to Continue to Account for Higher Share in Revenue

The global marine cables and connectors market has been segmented on the basis of type, underwater depth, end-use industry, and geography. On the basis of type, the market is broadly analyzed for cables and connectors. In 2016, the segment of cables accounted for the maximum market share in terms of revenue. The segment is also estimated to witness the most promising growth opportunity over the report’s forecast period. The connector segment is also expected to show substantial growth during the forecast period due to rise in applications with advancement in power transmission and telecommunication industry.

In terms of underwater depth, the marine cable and connector market is segmented into beach joint 1, beach joint 2, burial, and freelay. In 2016, the beach joint 2 segment held the dominant share in the global market and is also expected to expand at a high CAGR during the forecast period. This is mainly due to the vast increase in installation of power and telecommunication network lines in this under-water depth. Based on end-use industry verticals, the market is segmented into oil and gas, military and defense, telecommunication, and power transmission. In 2016, telecommunication industry accounted for the dominant market share, and is also predicted to expand at a healthy CAGR during the forecast period.

Asia Pacific Market to Present Promising Growth Opportunities

Geographically, the global marine cables and connectors market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and South America. Europe held the dominant share in the market, chiefly owing to the early adoption of marine cables and connectors, followed by Asia Pacific, in 2016. The market in Asia Pacific is likely to outpace other regional markets over the forecast period owing to extensive investment in telecommunication application and a massive rise in infrastructure upgrade activities across data centers.

North America, is projected to witness strong growth owing to the presence of several technology giants in the U.S. The vast rise in infrastructure upgrade activities owing to the global expansion of companies such as Facebook, Google, and Microsoft will lead to promising growth opportunities. The market in South America is expected to showcase slower growth in the marine cables and connectors market compared to other regions.

Some of the leading companies operating in the global marine cables and connectors market are Sea and Land Technologies Pte. Ltd., TE Connectivity, Inc., Eaton Corporation Plc., Fujitsu Limited, SAMCO Inc., Molex, Scorpion Oceanics, Hengtong Optic-Electric Co., Ltd., Teledyne Marine, Huawei Marine, SEACON, HESFIBEL, Axon Cable, OCC Corporation, General Cable Company, ZTT Corporation, and Nexans.

Report Description

Global Marine Cables and Connectors Market: Overview

This report on the global marine cables and connectors market provides analysis for the period 2015–2025, wherein 2016 is the base year and the period from 2017 to 2025 is the forecast period. Data for 2015 has been included as historical information. The report covers market dynamics including drivers, restraints opportunities and trends expected to influence the global marine cables and connectors’ market growth during the said period. Various type of cables such as electrical cable and fiber-optic cable that are playing a major role in driving the global marine cables and connectors market have also been covered in the report. The study provides a comprehensive analysis on market growth throughout the above mentioned forecast period in terms of revenue estimates (in US$ Mn), across different geographies. Marine cables and connectors provide a competitive advantage in terms of high performance, efficiency, and better transmission capabilities in compare to satellite communication. Marine cables and connectors is anticipated to be the next generation technology and thus different countries are indulged in widespread development and implementation of these product for streamline their infrastructure.

Global Marine Cables and Connectors Market: Key Segments

The marine cables and connectors market has been segmented on the basis of type, cable type, underwater depth, end use industry and geography. On the basis of type, the market is segmented into cable and connector. By Cable, the market is sub segmented into – electric cable and fiber-optic cable. By underwater depth, the market is divided into beach joint 1, beach joint 2, burial and freelay. Based on end-use industry, the market is bifurcated into oil & gas, military and defense, telecommunication, power transmission, others.

Global Marine Cables and Connectors Market: Regional Outlook

Geographically, the report classifies the global marine cables and connectors market into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa (MEA), and South America. The regions are further analyzed in terms of revenue generation. Furthermore, the study also includes quantitative analysis of the competitive scenario for region wise prominent countries. These countries include the U.S, Canada, Germany, France, the U.K., Netherlands, China, India, Japan, GCC countries, South Africa, and Brazil. The market size and forecast for each region has been provided for the period from 2015 to 2025 along with the CAGR (%) for the forecast period from 2017 to 2025.

Global Marine Cables and Connectors Market: Scope of the Study

The report also includes key market indicators in the marine cables and connectors market.

Porter’s five forces analysis is also included in the report. Value chain analysis which identifies the key participants in the marine cables and connectors is also covered in the report. The marine cables and connectors market report covers segment wise comparison matrix and market positioning analysis for all regions covered in the scope of our research. The report also includes market attractiveness analysis for all the segments and for all the regions in the scope of study which identifies and compares segments market attractiveness on the basis of CAGR and market share index.

The report includes competition landscape which covers competition matrix, market positioning analysis of major players in the global marine cables and connectors market based on their 2016 revenues, profiling of major players. Competition matrix benchmarks leading players on the basis of their capabilities and potential to grow. Factors including market position, offerings and R&D focus are included to explain the company’s capabilities. Factors including top line growth, market share, segment growth, infrastructure facilities and future outlook are attributed to company’s potential to grow. This section also identifies and includes various recent developments carried out by the leading players.

Global Marine Cables and Connectors Market: Competitive Outlook

Company profiling includes company overview, major business strategies adopted, SWOT analysis and market revenues for past years. The global marine cables and connectors market is dominated by players such as TE Connectivity, Inc., Eaton Corporation Plc., Fujitsu Limited, SAMCO Inc., Molex, Scorpion Oceanics, Teledyne Marine, Huawei Marine, General Cable Company, ZTT Corporation and Nexans. Other significant players in the market include SAMCO Inc., Sea and Land Technologies Pte. Ltd., SEACON, HESFIBEL, Hengtong Optic-Electric Co., Ltd., Axon Cable and OCC Corporation among others. 

The global marine cables and connectors market is segmented as below:

Market Segmentation:

Marine Cables and Connectors Market, by Type

  • Cable
    • Electric Cable
    • Fiber-optic Cable
  • Connector

Marine Cables and Connectors Market, by Underwater Depth

  • Beach Joint 1
  • Beach Joint 2
  • Burial
  • Freelay

Marine Cables and Connectors Market, by End-use Industry

  • Oil and Gas
  • Military and Defense
  • Telecommunication
  • Power Transmission
  • Others

Marine Cables and Connectors Market, by Geography

  • North America
    • The U.S.
    • Canada
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • The U.K.
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific (APAC)
    • China
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Rest of APAC
  • Middle East and Africa (MEA)
    • GCC
    • Israel
    • Rest of MEA
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of South America