Shipbuilding: United States

This report forecasts US domestic shipyard output in US dollars to 2019. Total output is segmented by type in terms of military self-propelled ship construction, military ship repair, nonpropelled ship construction, nonmilitary self-propelled ship construction, and nonmilitary ship repair.

To illustrate historical trends, total shipments and the various segments are provided in annual series from 2004 to 2014. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, trade, environmental and regulatory factors, product development, and trends in global shipbuilding. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines shipyard output segments, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitutes when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each shipyard output segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 26-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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