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Shipbuilding is the construction of ships and floating vessels. It normally takes place in a specialized facility known as a shipyard. shipbuilders, also called shipwrights, follow a specialized occupation that traces its roots to before recorded history.


Shipbuilding and ship repairs, both commercial and military, are referred to as "naval engineering". The construction of boats is a similar activity called boat building.


The dismantling of ships is called ship breaking.

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South Korean shipbuilders have been under severe financial strain since the 2008 global economic crisis, which sent new orders tumbling amid a glut of vessels and tougher competition from Chinese rivals.
Cochin Shipyard Ltd. has filed for an initial public offering that will make it India's first state-run shipbuilder to go public after the government approved a stake sale of up to 25 percent.
Australia will establish a maritime technical college to identify, train, or retrain Australian workers for the country's AUD90 billion (USD68.57 billion) shipbuilding programme, Minister for defence industry Christopher Pyne said in a 24 March statement.
Daewoo has raised only 1.8 trillion won, of the 5.3 trillion won in asset sales and cost cuts it had pledged to raise starting in October 2015, when creditor banks began infusing billions of dollars to revive the shipbuilder. Jung said a construction ...
In December, both the navy and the top shipbuilders sounded confident about building a 350-ship fleet in interviews with Reuters.
Global shipbuilder and contractor Austal, which is currently tendering for the Commonwealth of Australia's Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) sea 1180 program, is seeking expressions of interest from experienced candidates for jobs in Adelaide.
In coming to this conclusion, the court did not only look at what liability was excluded; it also took into account the liability that the ship-builder had agreed to accept. The contract provided a "complete code" for the determination of the ship ...
The shipbuilders made the decision for the reentry into the crane market considering Busan Newport's plans to build several more new container terminals in the coming years and the demand for replacements for aging container cranes at Gwangyang, Ulsan ...
One of Germany's oldest shipbuilders has flagged plans to set up a regional construction hub in WA, saying growing instability in Asia will present opportunities for local defence contracts.
Creditors of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine engineering Co. are set to announce a set of new rescue schemes next week for the cash-strapped shipbuilder, with many expecting the shipbuilder to be put under a debt workout in the worst case scenario, ...
CARTAGENA, Colombia - Spanish shipbuilder Navantia presented its training software for crewmembers of its company-designed vessels at a fair in this northern Caribbean city.
BAY CITY - For 71 years, Defoe Shipbuilding Co. pieced together a variety of vessels ranging from weapons of war to Great Lakes freighters on the Saginaw River.
Lee estimates that more than 30 LNG ships will be ordered this year whose combined value will reach at least 6 trillion won ($5.2 billion).
Newbuilding businesses of both naval and commercial shipbuilders in the US are closely linked with government policies, and a new administration that promises to put American jobs first could do well to find ways to revitalize the labor-intensive industry.
The creditors, led by the state-run Korea Development Bank, announced a rescue package worth 4.2 trillion won in October 2015 for Daewoo Shipbuilding, on expectations that the shipbuilder would clinch up to $12 billion worth of orders last year, and ...
The luster is off a bit for the Virginia-class submarine building program, long considered a model US Navy construction effort that routinely brings down the ...
If you'd had the opportunity to ask shipbuilder Melancthon Simpson which was the best-known ship he`d ever built, he`d likely have had a hard time answering.
If you`d had the opportunity to ask shipbuilder Melancthon Simpson which was the best-known ship he`d ever built, he`d likely have had a hard time answering.
The North East's first professional singer/songwriter who championed the rights of striking shipbuilders will be celebrated in a play being staged at Sunderland Minster.
Paul Cuffe is best known for his work in assisting free blacks who wanted to emigrate to Sierra Leone. Cuffe was born free on Cuttyhunk Island, Massachusetts (near New Bedford) sometime around 1759.
Since then, the impact of reduced vessel ordering on shipbuilders worldwide has been a key issue for the industry, and it's clear that global output has dropped significantly and shipyard capacity has diminished.
Turkish tug builder Sanmar reports that the latest two vessels in its new Sirapinar-class of compact tractor tugs - a joint design with Robert Allan - have been snapped up while still under construction by Italy's Rimorchiatori Napoletano, an ...
The Alabama Supreme Court says workers who claim they were injured by a tool at a shipyard in Mobile can go ahead with their lawsuit against the shipbuilder. The justices on Friday refused to order a lower court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by eight ...
The shipbuilders have drawn up sweeping self-rescue programs worth some 11 trillion won in a desperate bid to overcome the protracted slump and mounting losses.
Last month, another policy lender, Korea Development Bank, ruled out additional cash injections into embattled shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine engineering Co.
"With this ship, we've proven once again that American workers - Ingalls' shipbuilders - can take on some of the most challenging manufacturing projects in the world," said Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias.
COSCO shipping Heavy Industry Co Ltd, China's third largest shipbuilder by output, plans to cut the number of shipyards that are able to manufacture offshore engineering products from five to two by 2020, its senior executive said on Friday.
Global shipping giants reportedly are reluctant to place orders and are postponing the delivery of completed container ships because vessels that were chartered by the nation's once-largest shipping line have been released into the market at lower prices.
MONTGOMERY - The Alabama Supreme Court says workers who claim they were injured by a tool at a shipyard in Mobile can go ahead with their lawsuit ...
Global shipping giants reportedly are reluctant to place orders and are postponing the delivery of completed container ships because vessels that were chartered by the nation's once-largest shipping line have been released into the market at lower prices.
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine engineering (DSME), which has been suffered from rumors that it will fall into a crisis in April, has clinched deals worth up.
The shipbuilder added that the innovation centre will be run in co-ordination with the State Administration for science, technology and Industry (SASTIND) - China's primary defence industrial agency - and focus on several priority activities.
COSCO shipping Heavy Industry Co Ltd, China's third largest shipbuilder by output, plans to cut the number of shipyards that are able to manufacture offshore engineering products from five to two by 2020, its senior executive said on Friday.
General Dynamics and Huntington Ingalls sound ready for President Donald Trump's massive navy expansion, but ramping up ship production could have ...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Supreme Court says workers who claim they were injured by a tool at a shipyard in Mobile can go ahead with their lawsuit against the shipbuilder. The justices on Friday refused to order a lower court to dismiss a ...
Three Democratic senators called today for a federal Criminal Investigation into a major shipbuilder that has reaped hundreds of millions of dollars building vessels for the U.S.
COSCO shipping Heavy Industry Co Ltd, China's third largest shipbuilder by output, plans to cut the number of shipyards that are able to manufacture offshore engineering products from five to two by 2020, its senior executive said on Friday.
COSCO shipping Heavy Industry Co Ltd, China's third largest shipbuilder by output, plans to cut the number of shipyards that are able to manufacture offshore ...
Supreme Court: Suit Against Mobile shipbuilder Can Continue. The Alabama Supreme Court says workers who claim they were injured by a tool at Austal USA in Mobile can go ahead with their lawsuit against the shipbuilder. March 3, 2017, at 6:08 p.m..
An expected rise in demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) is likely to boost demand for LNG carriers, which in turn will help South Korean shipbuilders clinch.
The shipbuilder said Thursday it inked an agreement with a European oceangoing vessels operator to construct two 173,400-cubic meter class liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers at 414.4 billion won in total.
military personnel salute as Air Force One, with President Donald Trump aboard, departs from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, March 2, 2017, en route to Virginia to meet with sailors and shipbuilders on Gerald R. Ford CVN 78 aircraft carrier, a ...
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine engineering, the most troubled of South Korea's "Big Three" shipbuilders, has received a lifeline in the form of an order for up to four LNG carriers.
U.S. shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO has delivered the third and final ship for sea-Vista LLC as part of the builder's larger eight-ship ECO Class tanker program.
Three Japanese companies are looking to invest some PHP14.5 billion in The Philippines, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez said Thursday.
Only one of Korea's top shipbuilders managed to win an order in February amid an ongoing malaise at home and a global slump.
prev. next. featured. President Trump promises 12-carrier navy to sailors and shipbuilders in Newport News. By Bill Bartel The Virginian-Pilot · Bill Bartel.
NEWPORT NEWS - President Donald Trump received a warm welcome at Newport News Shipbuilding Thursday, bringing his promise of a larger navy fleet to the men and women who will help build it.


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