This article provides an overview of the world shipbuilding market. Topics discussed include: world shipbuilding trends; shipyard capacity versus demand; efforts by major, shipbuilding nations, (i.e. Sweden and Japan), to trim down their shipyard industries in the face of a depressed market; and the rise to the status of world shipbuilding powers of developing nations like Brazil and South Korea. Shipbuilding statistics, vessels on order or under construction, are presented in a number of figures and tables. This issue of Marine Engineering/Log includes a 26 page statistical section on vessels of 1,000 or more gross tons building or on order in the worlds's shipyards as of April 1, 1980.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 530
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Authors:
    • Blenkey, N
  • Publication Date: 1980-6-15

Media Info

  • Pagination: n.p.
  • Serial:
    • Marine Engineering/Log
    • Volume: 85
    • Issue Number: 7
    • Publisher: New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp.
    • ISSN: 0732-5460

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  • Accession Number: 00316644
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 16 1980 12:00AM