Shipbuilding and Repair Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Shipbuilding and Repair Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC C2391 | Jul 2015

Smooth sailing: Major defence construction contracts continue to drive industry growth

The Shipbuilding and Repair Services 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 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Shipbuilding and Repair Services industry has grown significantly over the past five years. Revenue is estimated to rise at an annualised 6.6% over the five years through 2015-16. Industry revenue growth is strongly influenced by defence expenditure and Royal Australian Navy (RAN) shipbuilding contracts. A major drop in capital expenditure on defence in 2012-13 did not severely affect industry operations, as existing RAN projects, primarily the Hobart-class Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) and the Canberra-class Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) projects, continued to drive revenue growth. Revenue is set to grow by 1.7% in 2015-16, to reach $3.8 billion... purchase to read more

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Shipbuilding can be broadly segmented into military and commercial products and services. The commercial shipbuilding market is generally more cost-competitive, as operators must compete with international players. The largest product segment is military-related shipbuilding. Products within this segment are usually built to order and customised to the requirements of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Ships and submarines are classified according to their basic dimensions, weight or displacement, load-carrying capacity and intended service. Product segments can grow and shrink rapidly depending on current projects, as industry revenue, particularly from defence-related projects, fluctuates substantially and is often made in balloon payments... purchase to read more


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What is the Shipbuilding and Repair Services Industry?

Companies in the industry primarily manufacture or repair ships with displacement of 50 tonnes or more. Firms that manufacture submarines and major components for ships and submarines are also included in the industry.

Industry Products
Military shipbuildingSubmarine constructionCommercial shipbuildingShip repair and maintenance
Industry Activities
Dry dock operationHull cleaningShip repairingShipbuildingShipwreckingSubmarine constructionSubmarine component

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