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

IBISWorld’s Ship Building market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
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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This industry has high barriers to entry, largely due to enormous capital costs needed to operate a shipyard and construct a boat. Additionally, companies wishing to enter the industry must compete with incumbent operators that may already have established contracts and benefit from production efficiencies that give them a competitive edge. The competitive nature of this industry requires significant investment in R&D and leveraging the expertise of employees. Businesses wishing to enter the industry must keep up with existing R&D.

Companies differentiate themselves based on products, shipyard size, dry dock capacity, geography and service, all of which are factors that require significant capital costs... 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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