RELATIVE COST OF SHIPBUILDING: REPORT TO THE CONGRESS ON THE RELATIVE COST OF SHIPBUILDING IN THE VARIOUS COASTAL DISTRICTS OF THE UNITED STATES. ANNUAL REPORT

MarAd's annual June report to Congress contains data on the costs of labor, materials, and overhead in the shipbuilding industry for Atlantic, Gulf, Pacific, and Great Lakes areas. The data are obtained from MarAd, the Bureau of Labor Statistics at the Department of Labor, and the Department of the Navy. Specific information includes shipyard production and employment: merchant ships 5000 GT and over delivered or on contract; contracts awarded under the Merchant Marine Act of 1970 with the date of the award, number of ships, their designs, owners, contractors, and prices; and shipyard employment in yards with facilities for building ships 475' x 68' and larger; shipyard employee earnings and shipbuilding costs: comparative wages of production workers in 14 port areas; building trades union wage rates; total employment and average hourly earnings of production workers in the shipbuilding and repair industry; labor rates in U.S. naval shipyards; and a summary of cost differentials for steel, other materials, labor, and overhead for the Pacific, Gulf, and Great Lakes versus the East Coast.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Maritime Administration

    Office of Shipbuilding Costs, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Publication Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00024781
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 14 1973 12:00AM