NAICS Code 336611 - Ship Building and Repairing

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NAICS Code 336611 Description

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating shipyards. Shipyards are fixed facilities with drydocks and fabrication equipment capable of building a ship, defined as watercraft typically suitable or intended for other than personal or recreational use. Activities of shipyards include the construction of ships, their repair, conversion and alteration, the production of prefabricated ship and barge sections, and specialized services, such as ship scaling.

NAICS Code 336611 - Ship Building and Repairing is a final level code of the “Ship and Boat Building” Sector. There are 613 companies verified as active in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 98,937 people.

Industry Sector

Ship and Boat Building

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SBA Size Standard

Maximum 1,250 Employees

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Marketing: NAICS Codes (8-digit) for Ship Building and Repairing

Industry Examples of NAICS 336611

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 336611 - Ship Building and Repairing are:

  • Barge building
  • Cargo ship building
  • Container ship building
  • Dredge building
  • Drilling and production platforms, floating, oil and gas, building
  • Drydock, floating, building
  • Ferryboat building
  • Fireboat building
  • Fishing boat, commercial, building
  • Hydrofoil vessel building and repairing in shipyard
  • Naval ship building
  • Oil and gas offshore floating platforms manufacturing
  • Passenger ship building
  • Patrol boat building
  • Sailing ships, commercial, manufacturing
  • Ship dismantling at shipyards
  • Ship repair done in a shipyard
  • Ship scaling services done at a shipyard
  • Ships (i.e., not suitable or intended for personal use) manufacturing
  • Shipyard (i.e., facility capable of building ships)
  • Submarine building
  • Towboat building and repairing
  • Tugboat building
  • Underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) manufacturing in shipyards
  • Unmanned and robotic watercraft manufacturing in shipyards
  • Yachts built in shipyards

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For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 336611 - Ship Building and Repairing that is a better classification match. Fabricating structural assemblies or components for ships, or subcontractors engaged in ship painting, joinery, carpentry work, and electrical wiring installation--are classified based on the production process used; and Ship repairs performed in floating drydocks--are classified in NAICS Code 488390 - Other Support Activities for Water Transportation.

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USA Import, Export, and Balance of Trade

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Top Countries by U.S. Imports

Mexico $377,147,692
Saudi Arabia $66,660,023
Canada $44,995,458
Norway $21,837,520
China $18,718,788

Top Countries by U.S. Exports

Mexico $273,062,229
United Kingdom $199,917,406
United Arab Emirates $183,287,215
Israel $90,156,739
Bahrain $84,284,901

Countries With Highest Trade Surplus

United Kingdom $189,518,074
United Arab Emirates $182,920,635
Israel $90,145,832
Bahrain $84,284,901
Taiwan $77,368,124

Countries With Highest Trade Deficit

Mexico -$104,085,463
Saudi Arabia -$63,223,261
Norway -$19,458,048
China -$5,862,530
Sweden -$4,865,682

U.S. Total Import value for NAICS Code 336611 is $601,065,817. Mexico, Saudi Arabia, and Canada accounted for the top imports of Ships in 2018.

U.S. Total Export value for this industry is $1,571,853,175. Mexico, United Kingdom, and United Arab Emirates accounted for the top exports of Ships in 2018.

Questions & Answers

  • What is the SBA size standard for NAICS 336611?

    Businesses up to 1,250 Employees in size are considered small businesses by SBA.

  • How many active businesses operate in NAICS Code 336611?

    There are 613 verified business locations operating primarily in this industry.

  • What was the total revenue for NAICS Code 336611?

    In 2017 the total revenue for Ship Building and Repairing was $24,699,524,000

  • What was the annual payroll for NAICS Code 336611?

    In 2017 the annual payroll for Ship Building and Repairing was $6,205,014,000

  • How many people work in NAICS Code 336611?

    The number of reported paid employees is 98,937.