Remotely Operated Vehicle Market: By Product Type (Light Work Class Vehicle, Medium Work Class Vehicle, Heavy Work Class Vehicle, Observation Vehicle, Towed and Bottom Crawling Vehicle), By Application (Military & Defense, Oil & Gas Industry, Scientific Research, Others), By System Component (Sensors and Automation Systems, Imaging System, Navigation System, Steering and Positioning, Energy and Propulsion, Others), and Geography


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Remotely Operated Vehicle Market size was valued at USD 1.22 billion in 2021, growing at a CAGR of 3.11% during the forecast period 2022-28. The owing to increase in adoption of remotely operated vehicles for various applications such as offshore, oil and gas, military and defense, and other industries across the globe. Moreover, rise in R&D for the development of technologically advanced remotely operated vehicles, surge in defense expenditure by various countries around the globe, increase in oil and gas exploration, and rise in adoption of advanced products by end user industries are anticipated to burgeon the market revenue over the forecast timeframe. However, high cost for the installation and maintenance, lack of standardization, and less awareness about these products in underdeveloped economies are anticipated to hamper the growth of market over the forecast years. This report studies global market dynamics elaborately to identify the current trends & drivers, future opportunities and possible challenges to the key stakeholders operating in the market. In addition, the global market report includes competition analysis with vividly illustrated the competition dashboard to assess the market competition. Moreover, PBI analyzed global remotely operated vehicle market to better equip clients with possible investment opportunities across the regions (regional Investment Hot-Spots) and market unmet needs (Product Opportunities).

Global Remotely Operated Vehicle Market Summary

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Remotely Operated Vehicle Market Drivers And Restraints

Increase in the adoption of remotely operated vehicle in end user industries such as oil and gas, defense, and research institutions is a major factor bolster the market over the forecast years. In military and defense sector technologically advanced remotely operated vehicles are used to enhance the security from underwater. Moreover, surge in oil and gas exploration across the globe also surge the market over the forecast years.

Key Features of the Reports

  • The report provides granular level information about the market size, regional market share, historic market (2017-2021) and forecast (2022-2028)
  • The report covers in-detail insights about the competitor’s overview, company share analysis, key market developments, and their key strategies
  • The report outlines drivers, restraints, unmet needs, and trends that are currently affecting the market
  • The report tracks recent innovations, key developments and startup’s details that are actively working in the market
  • The report provides plethora of information about market entry strategies, regulatory framework and reimbursement scenario
  • The report analyses the impact of socio-political environment through PESTLE Analysis and competition through Porter’s Five Force Analysis in addition to recent technology advancements and innovations in the market

Global Remotely Operated Vehicle Market Segmentation

By Product Type
  • Light Work Class Vehicle
  • Medium Work Class Vehicle
  • Heavy Work Class Vehicle
  • Observation Vehicle
  • Towed and Bottom Crawling Vehicle
By Application
  • Military & Defense
  • Oil & Gas Industry
  • Scientific Research
  • Others
By End User
  • Sensors and Automation Systems
  • Imaging System
  • Navigation System
  • Steering and Positioning
  • Energy and Propulsion
  • Others

Frequently Asked Questions

The remotely operated vehicle market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 3.11% during the forecast period

Oceaneering International Inc., TechnipFMC PLC, Fugro, Saab AB, Helix Energy Solutions Group, Sapura Energy Berhad

North-America is the fastest-growing region for remotely operated vehicle market

  • Oceaneering International Inc.
  • TechnipFMC PLC
  • Fugro
  • Saab AB
  • Helix Energy Solutions Group
  • Sapura Energy Berhad
  • DeepOcean AS
  • Kongsberg Maritime
  • Teledyne technologies International Corp. Group