Accession Number:

ADA454644

Title:

The National Shipbuilding Research Program. 1995 Ship Production Symposium. Paper No. 15: The Netherlands' Shipbuilding Industry: Own Solutions to Competitiveness

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

BOS FOUNDATION FOR SHIPYARD AND INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT (NETHERLANDS)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1995-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

Shipyards in the Netherlands rely on a flexible of subcontractors, colleague yards and manpower pools temporarily increase their capacity. In addition, the industry has developed some unique concepts with respect to marketing, and to facilitating enterprises for design and engineering, partial work preparation parts fabrication, hull election and outfitting. The paper will address the subject of competitiveness in shipbuilding and the factors which determine the strategic competitive position of shipyards. The applicability of various simple models, which can be used to describe shipyards strategic market positions, will be discussed. In particular, a model addressing a ships life-cycle will be detailed. The paper will further focus on solutions, which were generated by the shipbuilding industry in the Netherlands, in its strive to achieve and maintain a competitive position in domestic and world markets.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE