Shipbuilding and Repair Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Shipbuilding and Repair Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC C2391 | Oct 2013

Ship shape: Major defence construction contracts drive industry growth

IBISWorld’s Shipbuilding and Repair Services 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Shipbuilding and Repair Services industry has exhibited steady growth at a compound annual rate of 6.8% over the five years through 2013-14 to reach $2.8 billion. This growth can primarily be attributed to a stunning 32.1% revenue increase in 2009-10 as the Hobart Class Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) project commenced. Industry revenue growth tends to fluctuate in line with defence expenditure and Royal Australian Navy (RAN) shipbuilding initiatives. In the global commercial sector, an oversupply of ships resulted from plummeting demand for trade in the wake of the global financial crisis. In Australia, however, the industry was not particularly affected by the crisis, as its lack of participation in the marketplace for large commercial ships proved to be a blessing in disguise... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Establishments are mainly based around the industry's major players. Spread across most states in Australia, establishment locations drive the location choice of new and existing subcontracting businesses. Companies based in Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales are primarily involved in defence-related manufacturing, repair and maintenance activity of commercial shipping. However, in Western Australia, Queensland and Tasmania, establishments concentrate primarily on export sales.

New South Wales is estimated to have the highest number of industry establishments with 29.8% of all firms in the industry... purchase to read more


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What is the Shipbuilding and Repair Services Industry?

Companies involved in the Shipbuilding and Repair Services industry primarily manufacture or repair vessels with displacement of 50 tonnes and over. Other activities include the manufacture of submarines and other major components for ships and submarines.

Industry Products
Defence shipbuildingSubmarine manufacturingCommercial shipbuildingShip repair and maintenance
Industry Activities
Dry dock operationHull cleaningShip repairingShipbuildingShipwreckingSubmarine componentSubmarine construction

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