Ship Building in Canada: Market Research Report

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Ship Building in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 33661aCA | May 2014

Set sail: Government contracts and renewed commercial demand will drive growth

The Ship Building market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Although most manufacturing industries faced severe declines during the recession, the Ship Building industry was able to weather the storm with only slight dips in revenue. Over the past five years, the industry has benefited from a steady amount of work stemming from government and military clients and the time lag between ordering a ship and its completion. Additionally, demand grew due to greater demand from ocean and coastal transportation companies, which require ships for operations... purchase to read more

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Revenue for the Ship Building industry has declined only slightly at an average annual rate of 0.3% to $823.7 million in the five years to 2014. The industry primarily benefits from increases in government contracts, usually stemming from defense spending and greater demand from ocean and coastal transportation companies, which require ships for operations. Additionally, in 2010, the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy was announced, stimulating demand for combat and noncombat projects from the industry.

The amount of time between placing an order for a ship and receiving the completed vessel varies depending on the size and complexity of the vessel and the amount of work on a shipyard's backlog... purchase to read more


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What is the Ship Building Industry?

Companies in the industry build repair, convert and alter ships in shipyards. Shipyards are fixed facilities with dry docks and fabrication equipment capable of building a ship, defined as water-craft suitable or intended for other than personal or recreational use. This does not include boat-building activities.

Industry Products
Building new shipsRepairing ships
Industry Activities
Building bargesBuilding commercial fishing boatsRepairing ships in a shipyardManufacturing shipsBuilding cargo shipsBuilding container shipsBuilding dredgesBuilding ferryboatsBuilding fireboatsBuilding naval ships

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