The paper aims to provide adequate answers for basic questions concerning the Brazilian shipbuilding industry such as its viability and potential as an economic lever as well as the possibilities for the establishment of a self-sustained growth basis out of the existing and future home and world demand. The paper describes the industry evolution considering the underlying conception from its creation within the mid-50's target plan, the two national development plans under military rule up to recent governmental and entrepreneurial moves by approaching market tendencies and the present institutional models.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Marine Technology & Transportation: ODRA 95, 1st Intl Conf on Marine Technology; 20-22 Sept 1995; Szczecin, Poland & MARTRANS 95, 1st Intl Conf on Marine Transport in the 21st Century; 30 Aug-1 Sept 1995; Plymouth, UK. Procs. Publ by Computational Mechanics Publications, UK, ISBN 1 853123307. Marine Transport, p 721 [10 p, 9 ref, 2 tab]
  • Authors:
    • Amorim, F
    • Araujo, N
  • Publication Date: 1995


  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00719040
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 27 1996 12:00AM