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Ship Building & Repairing Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
- Market Size
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- Market Forecast   .
- Products/Services Breakdown   .
- Revenue per State . .
$ Financial Metrics . .
$ Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
@ Key Companies   .
- Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Ship Building & Repairing

Overview: the U.S. Ship Building & Repairing Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Ship Building & Repairing: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Ship Building & Repairing industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product Description Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Ship Building And Repairing

Ships (Including Combat Ships, Troop Transport Vessels, Fleet Auxiliaries, And Service Craft), Self-Propelled, Military, New Con

Ship Building And Repairing, Not Categorized, Total

Total Miscellaneous Receipts

Miscellaneous Receipts, Including Receipts For Repair Work, Sales Of Scrap And Refuse.

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Ship Building & Repairing Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Ship Building & Repairing companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

example price index trendline

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Ship Building & Repairing company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Ship Building & Repairing industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Ship Building & Repairing measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 4%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers1%
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 10%
Engineers 6%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 8%
Construction and Extraction Occupations 15%
Construction Trades Workers 13%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 6%
Production Occupations 47%
Assemblers and Fabricators 12%
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators 9%
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 22%
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers 13%
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 11%
Other Production Occupations 7%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Ship Building & Repairing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Mare Island DRY Dock raises $4 million in funding. - 12/21/2017

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. to Ring Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange - delays in our shipbuilding program and ship repairs, maintenance and refurbishments; and other factors set forth under "Risk Factors" in our most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and subsequent filings by the ... (01/10/2018)
    • CEMEX UK Signs Contract with Damen for First Marine Aggregate Dredger 3500 - We’re looking forward to seeing the first MAD in action at the end of 2019.” About Damen Shipyards Group Damen Shipyards Group operates 33 shipbuilding and repair yards, employing 9,000 people worldwide. Damen has delivered more than 6,000 vessels in ... (01/09/2018)
    • Vietship returns for 9th edition this month - On display will be products in the fields of shipbuilding, ship repair and maintenance technology, material and equipment for shipbuilding, equipment and facility for shipyard, offshore engineering and facilities, waterway transportation and services ... (01/04/2018)
    • Shipbuilding a Dying Art in Iceland - The building and repair of oak ships is a dying art in Iceland. Shipbuilder Árni Freyr Antonsson told RÚV there are not many who still know the craft, and few who practice it. Huni II is an oak ship currently undergoing repairs to its upper parts in ... (01/04/2018)
    • Shipbuilding: $13.3 Mln Awarded for R&D Projects - projects aiming to spur technology advancements in order to reduce costs associated with shipbuilding and ship repair in the U.S. The seven projects – valued at over $13.3 million, including cost share – were selected from those proposed in response to ... (01/03/2018)
    • NAVSEA Looking to Supplement Public Shipyard Work with More Private Yards - Moore said the Navy relies on large shipbuilders such as General Dynamics Electric Boat and Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding to help with certain aspects of submarine repairs – and in some cases to take on entire maintenance ... (01/02/2018)
    • Milaha Shipyard repairs over 7,000 vessels - Early this month ‘Halul 61’ vessel docked at the Shipyard for routine repair and maintenance operations. The shipyard is expected to maintain its growth momentum in coming years as the global shipbuilding industry is likely to witness steady growth. (12/27/2017)
    • Govt floats new rules on building, repairing ships to boost quality, safety - The government has drafted new rules to ensure quality and safety of Indian-flag ships built or repaired at shipbuilding and repair yards (both local and overseas) while prescribing an age limit of 20 years for ships imported into India. The new rules will ... (11/14/2017)
    • McCain move sparks furor from shipping industry - A proposal from Sen. John McCain has sparked a furious backlash from shipbuilding and ship repair executives who say the plan would cripple their industry and compromise coastal security. The Arizona senator wants to repeal a key provision of a 95-year-old ... (01/17/2015)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $15,794,261,119 on Ship Building & Repairing. It has awarded 23,028 contracts to 1,040 companies, with an average value of $15,186,790 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Ship scaling services done at a shipyard, Ship dismantling at shipyards, Ferryboat building, Container ship building, Drydock, floating, building, Sailing ships, commercial, manufacturing, Patrol boat building, Ship repair done in a shipyard, Tugboat building, Fishing boat, Submarine building, Yachts built in shipyards, Towboat building and repairing, Oil and gas offshore floating platforms manufacturing, Ships (i.e., not suitable or intended for personal use) manufacturing, Shipyard (i.e., facility capable of building ships), Barge building, Dredge building, Naval ship building, Passenger ship building, Hydrofoil vessel building and repairing in shipyard, Cargo ship building, Drilling and production platforms, oil and gas, Fireboat building, etc.

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