IBISWorld’s Ship Repairing and Conversion market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Revenue growth for the Ship Repairing and Conversion industry has been volatile in recent years. In 2010, industry revenue increased 25.0% but dropped 0.8% in 2011. Overall, industry revenue has been increasing at an annualized rate of 6.9% in the five years through 2017 to $18.6 billion.

Influenced by the continued downturn in the shipping market and the production capacity surplus in the industry due to the Euro debt crisis, the shipping market was weak in 2011...

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The industry's barriers to entry levels are expected to increase over the next five years, as the industry's largest firms continue to grow in size. Brand recognition will become increasingly important in the future, which will also discourage new companies from entering the industry.

High capital investment costs

Fixed assets, such as docks and piers, are essential and a large amount of capital is required to purchase the necessary land, property and equipment. Purchases account for 58.6% of industry revenue for this industry, which also indicates high capital requirements in daily operations.


Additional Insights for the Ship Repairing and Conversion Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Ship Repairing and Conversion Industry are

  • Experienced work force
  • Company's product has low running costs
  • Establishment of brand names
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Total value of world trade and Growth (GDP) & Inflation - World in the Ship Repairing and Conversion industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Ship Repairing and Conversion Industry?

    Businesses in the Ship Repairing and Conversion industry in China are primarily engaged in the conversion, dismantling and repair of metal and nonmetal ships, as well as the maintenance of shipyards. The repairing of pleasure craft and recreational boats is not included in this industry. Ship repairing and conversion are the industry's major service segments; ship dismantling accounts for only a small proportion of industry revenue.

    Industry Products
    Ship repairing
    Ship conversion
    Ship dismantling
    Industry Activities
    Ship repairing
    Ship conversion
    Ship dismantling
    Shipyard maintenance

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Total value of world trade
  • Growth (GDP) & Inflation - World
  • Substitutes Competition
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Metals - Steel

  • Current Performance
  • Industry trends
  • Competition
  • Profitability
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Concentration and competition
  • Table: Ship Repairing and Conversion Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Ship Repairing and Conversion Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Ship Building
  • Freight Transport by Sea

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminum Smelting
  • Iron and Steel Smelting
  • Paint Manufacturing
  • Steel Rolling

  • Products & Services
  • Ship repairing
  • Ship conversion
  • Ship dismantling
  • Chart: Ship Repairing and Conversion Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • China's total goods trade
  • Waterway logistics demand
  • Berthing capacity
  • Repair prices
  • Development of China's shipbuilding industry

  • Major Markets
  • Foreign shipping companies
  • Domestic shipping companies
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Ship Repairing and Conversion Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Ship Repairing and Conversion

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Location
  • Berthing capacity
  • Repair period
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Ship Repairing and Conversion Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    China COSCO Shipping Corporation Ltd.China State Shipbuilding CorporationChina Shipbuilding Industry CorporationHuarun Dadong Dockyard Co., Ltd.
  • Table: China COSCO Shipping Corporation Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: China State Shipbuilding Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Huarun Dadong Dockyard Co., Ltd. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Ship Repairing and Conversion Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Ship Repairing and Conversion Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Deadweight Tonnage (Dwt)
  • The weight a ship is carrying or can safely carry.
  • Hulks
  • Ships that are afloat but are not capable of going to sea.
  • Ship Conversion
  • Conversion of a ship from one type to another, for example, from a very large crude carrier (VLCC) to a very large ore carrier (VLOC).
  • Ship Dismantling
  • A type of ship disposal involving the breaking up of ships for scrap recycling.
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