Our diverse maritime research portfolio covers a comprehensive overview of the maritime connectivity and technologies market. Our studies highlight drivers and inhibitors of the market across a range of sectors and applications.

We offer in-depth analysis of key service providers, hardware vendors, satellite operators and technology enablers, covering all geographic regions. Popular reports include our annual update on maritime satellite connectivity and other evolving topics such as cybersecurity and autonomous vessels.

As new digital applications and smart shipping capabilities progress, we can help you to evaluate new and existing markets, identify opportunities and analyse potential threats to your business activities.

The Future Market Impact of LEO Services: Starlink Maritime - 2023

Over recent months, governments, the media, satellite operators, service provider and maritime end-users alike have observed with a keen interest over the growth and deployment of Starlink Maritime. This report intends to provide an insight into the LEO satellite operator, looking closely at its strategy, resellers, hardware, and the potential
impact on the market.

Published Q2 2023

The Future of Smart Shipping – 2024

A modern ship contains a plethora of systems to increase productivity, meet crew welfare requirements and vessel regulations. This 2024 update intends to expand upon ‘The Future of Smart Shipping Maritime Digital Applications’ 2020 edition. It will detail the technical requirements of digital control and study the role of key companies on this burgeoning market.

Estimated Q1 2024 – Preliminary data now available!

The Future of Flat Panel Antennas – 2023

A deep dive into the new generation of low profile antennas now infiltrating the maritime segment as an enabler of low latency connectivity. The study includes a write-up of how the competitive environment is maturing and an analysis of which manufacturers are best placed to succeed. Features unit shipments and revenue forecasts out to 2030 for vessels in the following sub-segments: fishing, leisure, merchant, military, offshore O&G and passenger.

Published Q2 2023

The Future Market of Cellular Technologies (5G) in Maritime – 2023

This new report is the first piece of research that looks to break out the key cellular component of “hybrid connectivity” within the maritime connectivity ecosystem. It comprehensively analyses the current and future marketplace for mobile operators, ISPs, maritime service providers, and cellular hardware manufacturers, including market forecasts from 2021 to 2032.

This 2023 update is the first edition, varying from our renowned MSS and VSAT satellite-focused report, “The Future of Maritime Connectivity”.

Published December 2023

Maritime Connectivity Tracker

Supplementing our in-depth annual deep dive into the maritime connectivity market, this new quarterly tracker is designed to keep those with a vested interest in the area updated on installation activity and key trends.

Available Now

The Future of Maritime Connectivity – 2022

Maritime connectivity is a complex ecosystem of service providers, satellite operators, hardware vendors and integrators. This report provides comprehensive analysis of the current and future market. This 2021 update is the fourth edition of our most popular report, building on extensive data back to 2013.

Published July 2022

Next update estimated Q2 2024

FREE WHITEPAPER: Maritime Merchant Connectivity

A new whitepaper developed with ST Engineering iDirect looking at different connectivity solutions for the maritime industry. Take a look!

Available Now

FREE WHITEPAPER: Every Maritime Connectivity Mode Matters

Our latest whitepaper developed with ST Engineering iDirect explains why every connectivity mode matters. We discuss the following topics:

  • Connectivity serving the remote and faraway.
  • Why GEO VSAT will always be relevant.
  • Alternative options – “Backstops”.
  • The increasing requirement for crew connectivity.
  • Bigger vessels.
  • Trends at sea that rely on connectivity.
  • Other connectivity technology considerations.

Available Now

FREE INFOGRAPHIC: Maritime Connectivity

Valour Consultancy’s latest maritime report provides thorough analysis of the current and future demand for connectivity at sea, across five maritime verticals. This free infographic introduces some of the key findings from the study. Take a look!

Available Now

The Future of Maritime Cybersecurity – 2024

New cybersecurity report will examine and evaluate the dangers and opportunities presented by inadvertent and maliciously-inspired failures on maritime systems.

Estimated Q2 2024

The Future of Autonomous Maritime Vessels – 2024

To expand upon our extensive maritime connectivity and hardware research, this new report will examine and evaluate the emerging market for Autonomous Maritime Vessels (AMVs).
Estimated Q2 2024

Deep Dive: IoT and Crew Communications with Offshore Energy Producers – 2024

In a brand new commercial report, Valour Consultancy will review the evolving business models of maritime oil, gas and energy suppliers, and explore the future development of IoT-related market sectors.

Estimated Q1 2024

FREE WHITEPAPER: Holistic Repurposing of North Sea Offshore Energy Assets

This whitepaper examines the current batch of decommissioning activities in the North Sea which are progressing towards sub-optimal outcomes at great cost. In conjunction with the COP26 conference, we explore some potential eco-remedial opportunities to repurpose dormant offshore energy assets in the North Sea.

Smart Terminal Ports - TBD

Valour Consultancy is interested to understand the level of interest in a syndicated report exploring the smart terminal port market. The potential study would aim to understand how carriers and other maritime are interacting with ports and what technologies are currently being used and could potentially be used in the future.
CONNECTIVITY

The Future Market Impact of LEO Services: Starlink Maritime - 2023

Over recent months, governments, the media, satellite operators, service provider and maritime end-users alike have observed with a keen interest over the growth and deployment of Starlink Maritime. This report intends to provide an insight into the LEO satellite operator, looking closely at its strategy, resellers, hardware, and the potential
impact on the market.

Published Q2 2023

The Future of Smart Shipping – 2024

A modern ship contains a plethora of systems to increase productivity, meet crew welfare requirements and vessel regulations. This 2024 update intends to expand upon ‘The Future of Smart Shipping Maritime Digital Applications’ 2020 edition. It will detail the technical requirements of digital control and study the role of key companies on this burgeoning market.

Estimated Q1 2024 – Preliminary data now available!

The Future of Flat Panel Antennas – 2023

A deep dive into the new generation of low profile antennas now infiltrating the maritime segment as an enabler of low latency connectivity. The study includes a write-up of how the competitive environment is maturing and an analysis of which manufacturers are best placed to succeed. Features unit shipments and revenue forecasts out to 2030 for vessels in the following sub-segments: fishing, leisure, merchant, military, offshore O&G and passenger.

Published Q2 2023

The Future Market of Cellular Technologies (5G) in Maritime – 2023

This new report is the first piece of research that looks to break out the key cellular component of “hybrid connectivity” within the maritime connectivity ecosystem. It comprehensively analyses the current and future marketplace for mobile operators, ISPs, maritime service providers, and cellular hardware manufacturers, including market forecasts from 2021 to 2032.

This 2023 update is the first edition, varying from our renowned MSS and VSAT satellite-focused report, “The Future of Maritime Connectivity”.

Published December 2023

Maritime Connectivity Tracker

Supplementing our in-depth annual deep dive into the maritime connectivity market, this new quarterly tracker is designed to keep those with a vested interest in the area updated on installation activity and key trends.

Available Now

The Future of Maritime Connectivity – 2022

Maritime connectivity is a complex ecosystem of service providers, satellite operators, hardware vendors and integrators. This report provides comprehensive analysis of the current and future market. This 2021 update is the fourth edition of our most popular report, building on extensive data back to 2013.

Published July 2022

Next update estimated Q2 2024

FREE WHITEPAPER: Maritime Merchant Connectivity

A new whitepaper developed with ST Engineering iDirect looking at different connectivity solutions for the maritime industry. Take a look!

Available Now

FREE WHITEPAPER: Every Maritime Connectivity Mode Matters

Our latest whitepaper developed with ST Engineering iDirect explains why every connectivity mode matters. We discuss the following topics:

  • Connectivity serving the remote and faraway.
  • Why GEO VSAT will always be relevant.
  • Alternative options – “Backstops”.
  • The increasing requirement for crew connectivity.
  • Bigger vessels.
  • Trends at sea that rely on connectivity.
  • Other connectivity technology considerations.

Available Now

FREE INFOGRAPHIC: Maritime Connectivity

Valour Consultancy’s latest maritime report provides thorough analysis of the current and future demand for connectivity at sea, across five maritime verticals. This free infographic introduces some of the key findings from the study. Take a look!

Available Now

AUTONOMOUS & CYBER

The Future of Maritime Cybersecurity – 2024

New cybersecurity report will examine and evaluate the dangers and opportunities presented by inadvertent and maliciously-inspired failures on maritime systems.

Estimated Q2 2024

The Future of Autonomous Maritime Vessels – 2024

To expand upon our extensive maritime connectivity and hardware research, this new report will examine and evaluate the emerging market for Autonomous Maritime Vessels (AMVs).
Estimated Q2 2024

OIL & GAS

Deep Dive: IoT and Crew Communications with Offshore Energy Producers – 2024

In a brand new commercial report, Valour Consultancy will review the evolving business models of maritime oil, gas and energy suppliers, and explore the future development of IoT-related market sectors.

Estimated Q1 2024

FREE WHITEPAPER: Holistic Repurposing of North Sea Offshore Energy Assets

This whitepaper examines the current batch of decommissioning activities in the North Sea which are progressing towards sub-optimal outcomes at great cost. In conjunction with the COP26 conference, we explore some potential eco-remedial opportunities to repurpose dormant offshore energy assets in the North Sea.
PROPOSED STUDIES

Smart Terminal Ports - TBD

Valour Consultancy is interested to understand the level of interest in a syndicated report exploring the smart terminal port market. The potential study would aim to understand how carriers and other maritime are interacting with ports and what technologies are currently being used and could potentially be used in the future.