Investing in the future of jobs and skills: Building and repairing of ships and boats - Sector report

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21 september 2009
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According to Eurostat’s estimates, the building and repairing of ships and boats sector comprised in 2006 a total of 20.500 enterprises that reported shipbuilding or repairing as their main activity, and provided employment to 296.000 people. The shipbuilding industry has experienced a radical chRead more

According to Eurostat’s estimates, the building and repairing of ships and boats sector comprised in 2006 a total of 20.500 enterprises that reported shipbuilding or repairing as their main activity, and provided employment to 296.000 people. The shipbuilding industry has experienced a radical change during the 20 years, so if in the past the sector has been regarded as a labour intensive industry, shipbuilding can be currently defined as a capital, high technology and knowledge intensive one. A report summary is available - see Related content.

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    Investing in the future of jobs and skills: Building and repairing of ships and boats - Sector report

    According to Eurostat’s estimates, the building and repairing of ships and boats sector comprised in 2006 a total of 20.500 enterprises that reported shipbuilding or repairing as their main activity, and provided employment to 296.000 people. The shipbuilding industry has experienced a radical change during the 20 years, so if in the past the sector has been regarded as a labour intensive industry, shipbuilding can be currently defined as a capital, high technology and knowledge intensive one.

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  • Executive summary

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    Investing in the future of jobs and skills: Building and repairing of ships and boats - Executive summary

    European shipbuilding is facing serious challenges in a difficult financial and economic context, where the increasing competence of emerging Asian countries is questioning the European position in the world market. The sector’s technological advantage and its specialisation in high-tech products seems the most valuable strength upon which foster the future of an important sector in the European economy. A report is published as part of a series of forward-looking sector studies on new skills and new jobs - see Related content.

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