Accession Number:

ADA454638

Title:

The National Shipbuilding Research Program. 1995 Ship Production Symposium. Paper No. 14: Spanish Shipbuilding: Restructuring Process and Technological Updating From 1984-1994

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SHIPBUILDING SECTOR AGENCY (SPAIN) DEPT OF INDUSTRY

Report Date:

1995-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

In 1985, the Spanish commercial shipbuilding sector initiated a wide restructuration program due to the deep crisis sustained from 1975 as a consequence of the surplus shipbuilding capacity and an order book reduction related to the oil crisis. This restructuration program has been developed in several phases the main features of which are related to capacity and workforce adjustment by one side and technological updating by other side. Therefore. this paper has been prepared to give a general view of the different steps carried out by the Spanish commercial shipbuilding sector for accomplishing a more competition industry. according to the actions realized in the European countries and the characteristics of the Spanish political economical and technological situation.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE