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Marine Lubricants Market Size, Share, and Key Growth Factors by 2026

The global marine lubricants market size is anticipated to reach USD 9.47 billion by 2026 owing to the increasing need to protect engines from corrosion. This information is provided by a published report by Fortune Business Insights™. The title of the report is, “Marine Lubricants Market Size, Share & Industry Analysis, By Product (Marine Cylinder Oil, Piston Engine Oil, System Oil, and Others; By Ship Type (Bulk Carrier, Oil Tankers, General Cargo, Container Ships, Others), and Regional Forecast, 2019-2026.” As per this report, the market value was USD 8.01 billion in 2018 and will rise at a CAGR of 2.13% during the forecast period, 2019 to 2026.


Source:
https://www.fortunebusinessinsights.com/industry-reports/marine-lubricants-market-100423


The report provides a 360-degree overview of the market, focusing on major growth parameters such as drivers, restraints, challenges, trends, and opportunities. It also offers the competitive landscape of the market and list of leading players. Segmentation of the market based on factors such as product, ship type, and regions is discussed in the report. Apart from this, key industry developments and other interesting insights are provided in the marine lube market report. The report is available for sale on the company website.


Drivers –
Rising Focus on Enhancing the Operability of Ship Engines will Drive Market


The rise in fuel prices has propelled shipping companies to operate engines at maximum levels by slow steaming and save fuel. However, marine engines are incapable of operating at reduced rates continuously and this raises the possibility of corrosion in the engine and its associated strained components. For ensuring proper and safe functioning of engines, marine lubricants are a necessity.


Furthermore, analysts at Fortune Business Insights™ say “Focus on keeping machines and marine vessels free from corrosion will help the market gain traction in the forecast period. This, coupled with the advent of bio-based lubricants in the market, will create lucrative growth opportunities for the market in the long run.”


Regional Analysis –
Increasing Trade Relations between Developing Nations to Help Asia Pacific Continue Dominance in Market


Asia Pacific holds the majority portion of the marine lubricants market share on account of the presence of large ship fleet companies in the region. These include China Shipping Container Lines, China Ocean Shipping Company, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, among others. As per the report by The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), around 50% of the ships across the world are owned by Asia Pacific Nations. Additionally, the presence of dry docks in