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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.

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Charles Connell and Company is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Charles Connell and Company Shipbuilding Charles Connell and Company was a Scottish shipbuilding company based in Scotstoun in Glasgow on the River Clyde.

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China Shipbuilding Industry Co... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation Shipbuilding The China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation is one of the two largest shipbuilding conglomerates in China, the other being the China State Shipbuilding Corporation. It was formed by the ...more

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China State Shipbuilding Corpo... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
China State Shipbuilding Corporation Shipbuilding The China State Shipbuilding Corporation is one of the two largest shipbuilding conglomerates in China, the other being the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation. Headquartered in Beijing, the ...more

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Clelands Shipbuilding Company is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Clelands Shipbuilding Company Shipbuilding Clelands Shipbuilding Company was a leading British shipbuilding company. The Company was based in Wallsend was nationalised by the British Government.

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Cochin Shipyard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Cochin Shipyard Shipbuilding Cochin Shipyard Limited is the largest shipbuilding and maintenance facility in India. It is part of a line of maritime-related facilities in the port-city of Kochi, in the state of Kerala, ...more

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Commercial Iron Works is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Shipbuilding, Manufacturing Commercial Iron Works was a manufacturing firm in Portland, Oregon, United States. Established in 1916, the company is best remembered today for its contribution to America's emergency ...more

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Danziger Werft is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Danziger Werft Shipbuilding Danziger Werft was a shipbuilding company, located in Danzig, in what was then the Free City of Danzig. It was founded in 1921 on the site of the former Kaiserliche Werft Danzig that had been ...more

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Deutsche Schiff- und Maschinen... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Deutsche Schiff- und Maschinenbau Shipbuilding Deutsche Schiff- und Maschinenbau Aktiengesellschaft was a cooperation of eight German shipyards in the period 1926 to 1945. The leading company was the shipyard AG Weser in Bremen.

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Deutsche Werft is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Deutsche Werft Shipbuilding Deutsche Werft was a shipbuilding company in Finkenwerder, Hamburg, Germany. It was founded in 1918 by Albert Ballin and with Gutehoffnungshütte, Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft ...more

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Deutsche Werke is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Deutsche Werke Shipbuilding, Firearm Deutsche Werke was a German shipbuilding company founded in 1925 when Kaiserliche Werft Kiel and other shipyards were merged. It came as a result of the Treaty of Versailles after World War I ...more

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Eric Goetz Custom Sailboats is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Eric Goetz Custom Sailboats Shipbuilding

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Fairfield Shipbuilding and Eng... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Shipbuilding The Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Limited was a Scottish shipbuilding company in the Govan area on the Clyde in Glasgow. Fairfields, as it is often known, was a major warship ...more

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Ferguson Shipbuilders is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Ferguson Shipbuilders Shipbuilding Ferguson Marine Engineering Ltd is a shipyard located in Port Glasgow on the River Clyde in Scotland. It is the last remaining shipbuilder on the lower Clyde, and is currently the only builder ...more

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Flender Werke is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Flender Werke Shipbuilding Flender Werke was a German shipbuilding company, located in Lübeck. It was founded in 1917 as a branch of Brückenbau Flender AG of Benrath on the Rhine. In 1926 it was made a fully ...more

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Francis Baylie is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Francis Baylie Shipbuilding Francis Baylie was a shipbuilder based in Bristol, England, during the 17th century, a well established merchant shipbuilder who also built warships for the English Royal Navy.

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Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft Shipbuilding Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft was a German shipbuilding company, located in the harbour at Kiel, and one of the largest and most important builders of U-boats for the Kaiserliche Marine in World ...more

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General Dynamics is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Shipbuilding, Aerospace Engineering, Arms Manufacturers General Dynamics Corporation is an American aerospace and defense company formed by mergers and divestitures. It is the world's fifth-largest defense contractor based on 2012 revenues. General ...more

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General Dynamics Electric Boat is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
General Dynamics Electric Boat Shipbuilding General Dynamics Electric Boat is a subsidiary of General Dynamics Corporation. It has been the primary builder of submarines for the United States Navy for over 100 years. The company's main ...more

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Goa Shipyard is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Goa Shipyard Shipbuilding Goa Shipyard Limited is one of India's leading shipyards. It is located on the West Coast of India at Vasco da Gama, Goa at 15°24′7.54″N 73°49′29.40″E / 15.4020944°N ...more

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Gourlay Brothers is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Shipbuilding, Civil Engineering Gourlay Brothers was a marine engineering and shipbuilding company of Dundee, Scotland, active between 1846 and 1908.

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Govan Shipbuilders is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Govan Shipbuilders Shipbuilding Govan Shipbuilders Ltd was a British shipbuilding company based on the River Clyde at Glasgow in Scotland. It operated the former Fairfield Shipyard and took its name from the Govan area in ...more

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Green Shipbuilders is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Green Shipbuilders Shipbuilding Green Shipbuilders were based in Bristol, England, during the 19th century, constructing wooden sailing ships at Wapping on the River Avon from 1814, and later at Tombs' Dock in Dean's Marsh and ...more

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Guangzhou Shipyard Internation... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Guangzhou Shipyard International Shipbuilding Guangzhou Shipyard International Limited or GSI, which was parented by China State Shipbuilding Corporation and founded in 1954, is the largest modern integrated shipbuilding enterprise in ...more

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H. C. Stülcken Sohn is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
H. C. Stülcken Sohn Shipbuilding H. C. Stülcken Sohn was a German shipbuilding company located in Hamburg and founded in 1846 by Heinrich Christoph Stülcken. During World War I the company built one single U-boat for ...more

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Hall, Russell & Company is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Shipbuilding Companies
Hall, Russell & Company Shipbuilding Hall, Russell & Company, Limited was a shipbuilder based in Aberdeen, Scotland.