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Shipbuilding and Repair Services in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Shipbuilding and Repair Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC C2391 | Sep 2014

Shipshape: Major defence construction contracts drive industry growth

IBISWorld’s Shipbuilding and Repair Services market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$4bn
Annual Growth 10-15
4.0%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
10,183
Businesses
450
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Shipbuilding and Repair Services industry has grown significantly over the past five years. Revenue is expected to rise at an annualised 4.0% over the five years through 2014-15. This growth would be even stronger were it not being measured off an extremely high base year, with a massive 42.0% increase in industry revenue in 2009-10. Industry revenue growth is strongly influenced by defence expenditure and Royal Australian Navy (RAN) shipbuilding initiatives.

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 Destroyers and Canberra-class Landing Helicopter Dock ships, continued to drive revenue growth... 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, particularly from Singapore, South Korea and China. The largest product segment is defence-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 rise and fall sharply depending on current projects, as industry revenue, particularly from defence-related projects, fluctuates substantially... 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 and over. Firms that manufacture submarines and major components for ships and submarines are also included in the industry.

Industry Products
Defence shipbuildingSubmarine manufacturingCommercial shipbuildingShip repair and maintenance
 
Industry Activities
Dry dock operationHull cleaningShip repairingShipbuildingShipwreckingSubmarine constructionSubmarine component


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