Figure 2-2 Major U.S. Shipbuilding Facilities Constructing Oceangoing Vessels as of October 2001
Major U.S. Shipbuilding Facilities Constructing Oceangoing Vessels
as of October 2001
|Shipbuilding Facilities Constructing Oceangoing Vessels|
|1. Bath Iron Works Corp.|
|2. Electric Boat Corp.|
|3. Kvaerner Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc.|
|4. Newport News Shipbuilding|
|5. Halter Pascagoula|
|6. Northrup Grumman Ship Systems-Ingalls Operations|
|7. Northrup Grumman Ship Systems-Avondale Operations|
|8. National Steel Shipbuilding Co.|
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, Office of Shipbuilding and Marine Technology, October 2001.
- The U.S. shipbuilding industry has been affected by mergers and shipyard closings in recent years.
- The major U.S. shipbuilding yards employ approximately 45 percent of the U.S. shipbuilding and repair industry's total workforce.