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List of Shipbuilding Companies

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List of the top shipbuilding companies in the world, listed by their prominence with corporate logos when available. This list of major shipbuilding companies includes the largest and most profitable shipbuilding businesses, corporations, agencies, vendors and firms in the world. If you are wondering what the biggest shipbuilding companies are, then this list has you covered. This list includes the most famous shipbuilding companies in the industry, so if you're thinking of working in the shipbuilding industry you might want to look to these companies for jobs. This list includes names of both small and big shipbuilding businesses.

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A&P Group is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
A&P Group Shipbuilding
A&P Group Ltd is the largest ship repair and conversion company in the UK, with three shipyards located in Hebburn, Middlesbrough and Falmouth. The Company undertakes a wide variety of ...more
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Abels Shipbuilders is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Shipbuilding
Abels Shipbuilders Ltd is a ship and boat builder in Bristol, England. They are now the largest remaining shipbuilder in Bristol. In addition to boat building, the company have branched out into ...more
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AG Vulcan Stettin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
AG Vulcan Stettin Shipbuilding
Aktien-Gesellschaft Vulcan Stettin was a German shipbuilding and locomotive building company. Founded in 1851, it was located near the former eastern German city of Stettin, today Polish ...more
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AG Weser is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
AG Weser Shipbuilding
Aktien-Gesellschaft „Weser" was one of the major German shipbuilding companies, located at the Weser River in Bremen. Founded in 1872 it was finally closed in 1983. Altogether, A.G. ...more
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Ailsa Shipbuilding Company is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Ailsa Shipbuilding Company Shipbuilding
Ailsa Shipbuilding Company was a Scottish shipbuilding company based in Troon and Ayr, Ayrshire.
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Alexander Stephen and Sons is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Alexander Stephen and Sons Shipbuilding, Engineering
Alexander Stephen and Sons Limited, often referred to simply as Alex Stephens or just Stephens, was a Scottish shipbuilding company based in Linthouse, Govan in Glasgow, on the River Clyde.
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Allaire Iron Works is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Allaire Iron Works Shipbuilding, Engineering
The Allaire Iron Works was a leading 19th-century American marine engineering company based in New York City. Founded in 1816 by engineer and philanthropist James P. Allaire, the Allaire Works ...more
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Appledore Shipbuilders is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Appledore Shipbuilders Shipbuilding
Appledore Shipbuilders is a shipbuilder in Appledore, North Devon.
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ASC Pty Ltd is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
ASC Pty Ltd Shipbuilding
ASC Pty Ltd, formerly the Australian Submarine Corporation, is an Australian government business enterprise involved with Australian naval shipbuilding, headquartered at Osborne in Adelaide, ...more
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Atlantic Marine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Atlantic Marine Shipbuilding
Atlantic Marine was an American shipbuilding and construction company. It operated two shipyards, one in Mobile, Alabama and the original corporate location, a smaller one in Jacksonville, ...more
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Atlas Werke is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Atlas Werke Shipbuilding, Electronics industry
Atlas Werke was a German shipbuilding company, located in Bremen. It was founded in 1911. During World War I Atlas Werke built one single U 151 U-boat for the Kaiserliche Marine, the U-156. ...more
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Austal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Austal Shipbuilding
Austal is an Australian based global ship building company and defense prime contractor that specialises in the design, construction and support of defense and commercial vessels. Austal's ...more
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Austal USA is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Shipbuilding
Austal USA is the American branch of operations for Australia-based shipbuilder Austal. The facility is based on Blakeley Island in Mobile, Alabama and employed more than 3,100 workers in early ...more
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BAE Systems Marine is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
BAE Systems Marine Shipbuilding
BAE Systems Marine Ltd. was the shipbuilding subsidiary of BAE Systems, formed in 1999, which manufactured the full range of naval ships; nuclear submarines, frigates, destroyers, amphibious ...more
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BAE Systems Maritime – Naval S... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
BAE Systems Maritime – Naval Ships Shipbuilding, Arms industry
BAE Systems Maritime – Naval Ships is a wholly owned subsidiary company of BAE Systems plc, specialising in naval surface shipbuilding and combat systems integration. One of three divisions of ...more
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BAE Systems Maritime – Submari... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
BAE Systems Maritime – Submarines Shipbuilding, Arms industry
BAE Systems Maritime – Submarines, known as BAE Systems Submarine Solutions until January 2012, is a wholly owned subsidiary of BAE Systems, based in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, and is ...more
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BAE Systems Surface Fleet Solu... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
BAE Systems Surface Fleet Solutions Shipbuilding
BAE Systems Surface Fleet Solutions was a wholly owned subsidiary of BAE Systems, based at two shipyards on the River Clyde in Glasgow and BAE Systems' Filton offices. It was responsible for the ...more
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Barclay Curle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Barclay Curle Shipbuilding
Seawind Barclay Curle is a British shipbuilding company.
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Bethlehem Steel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Shipbuilding, Mining, Steelmaking
Bethlehem Steel Corporation was America's second-largest steel producer and largest shipbuilder. Bethlehem Steel and a subsidiary company, Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, were two of the ...more
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Birely, Hillman & Streaker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Birely, Hillman & Streaker Shipbuilding
Birely, Hillman & Streaker was a prominent Philadelphia shipbuilding firm through the latter part of the 19th century. The shipyard specialized in the manufacturer of large wooden paddle ...more
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Blohm + Voss is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Shipbuilding
Blohm + Voss, is a German shipbuilding and engineering works. It is a subsidiary of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems. ThyssenKrupp announced in December 2011 that it had agreed the sale of Blohm + ...more
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Bremer Vulkan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Bremer Vulkan Shipbuilding
Bremer Vulkan AG was a prominent German shipbuilding company located at the Weser river in Bremen-Vegesack. It was founded in 1893 and closed in 1997 because of financial problems and ...more
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Caledon Shipbuilding & Enginee... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Shipbuilding
The Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Company, Limited was a major Scottish shipbuilding company based in Dundee, Scotland that traded for more than a century and built more than 500
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Cammell Laird is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Cammell Laird Shipbuilding
Cammell Laird, one of the famous names in British shipbuilding during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, came about following the merger of Laird, Son & Co. of Birkenhead and Johnson ...more
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Cantieri Riuniti dell'Adriatic... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Cantieri Riuniti dell'Adriatico Shipbuilding
Cantieri Riuniti dell'Adriatico was an Italian manufacturer in the sea and air industry which was active from 1930 to 1966. This shipyard is now owned by Fincantieri.