Ship and Boatbuilding

Ship & Boat Building:

  • More than 163,000 employees & nearly $11 billion GDP

Includes activities such as:

  • Boat building & repair
  • Ship building & repair

Top 5 states in ship & boat building ocean economy sector:

  • Virginia, Washington, Louisiana, Florida, Maine12

Sources:

  1. National Ocean Economics Program. State of the U.S. Ocean and Coastal Economies., ONLINE. 2009. Available: http://www.OceanEconomics.org/nationalreport [7 May 2010]. []
  2. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Projected Participation in Marine Recreation: 2005 & 2010, National Survey on Recreation and the Environment 2000., ONLINE. 2005. Available: http://marineeconomics.noaa.gov/nsre/nsreforecast.pdf [7 May 2010]. []