The objective of this study is to create an overview of the global shipbuilding supply chain industry, covering basic economic and company characteristics, and including available products and services. It evaluates national competitive market positions and tries to identify new trends in globalisation and the consequences for European Industrial and Trade Policy. The study also makes some recommendations for the support of the industrial sector. Finally, it identifies a number of global players in the shipbuilding supply chain and describes their activities and position in the supply chain.
The study was recently published and can be downloaded here.