ship building

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Noun1.ship building - the construction of shipsship building - the construction of ships    
construction, building - the act of constructing something; "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats"
metacenter, metacentre - (shipbuilding) the point of intersection between two vertical lines, one line through the center of buoyancy of the hull of a ship in equilibrium and the other line through the center of buoyancy of the hull when the ship is inclined to one side; the distance of this intersection above the center of gravity is an indication of the stability of the ship
metacentric - of or relating to the metacenter
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M2 PRESSWIRE-July 25, 2019-: Global Ship Building and Repairing Market Report 2019
The shipyard complex covers an area of 4.3 square kilometres and, when complete, will be the largest in the region, providing a combination of offshore structures fabrication, new ship building and maintenance, repair and overhaul services.
It could also be used for ship repair or ship building that would give us the impetus to build our own ships.
The anonymous letter "We shouldn't have joined" (Journal Letters, February 12) claims the Common Market/EU led to the UK having no British car industry, no steel industry, no coal mining industry, no ship building, no fishing industry.
Earlier on Sunday, a senior official at Iran's Industrial Development and Renovation Organization (IDRO) Mohammad Nouri Amiri announced that Australian government has decided to increase cooperation with Tehran in marine industries and ship building irrespective of the US sanctions.
Rear Admiral Ather Saleem said KSEW is fully cognizant and aligned with the goals set forth by the government of pursuing self reliance in the defence sector with specific reference to ship building.
Alaska is home to a longstanding boat and ship building industry The importance of marine transportation, commercial fisheries, subsistence, and the visitor industry ensures that ships and boats are heavily used in Alaska
During the talks Liu Shyh-Fang, a legislator representing Kaohsiung, briefly outlined the current state of defense-related ship building in Taiwan.
Abu Dhabi Ship Building Company (ADSB), a leading provider of construction, repair and refit services for naval, military and commercial vessels, has launched two 64-meter landing ships for the Kuwait Naval Force as part of a contract to build eight naval ships to support Kuwait's military capabilities.
The Shanghai government requested in their air cleaning action draft that the ship building and repairing industry should largely increase the use of water coatings in 2018.
Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB)'s net profit increased to Dh104.8 million in 2017 from Dh61.3 million in the previous year due to awarding of marine support services contract, cost efficiency measures and expansion into oil and gasfields.