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NAICS Newsletter June 15, 2016

NAICS 336611

Ship Building and Repairing

Government Contract and Procurement Analysis Report

Report Summary

This report, offered by epipeline, contains a brief analysis of the Federal government's procurement practices with regards to purchasing Ship Building and Repairing.


You will find information on the top federal government agencies that purchase these services, as well as their procurement strategy (i.e. full and open competition, set-asides and more). Finally, there is a review of the top companies that are awarded federal government contracts for Ship Building and Repairing.


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This report takes an in-depth look at the 'Ship Building and Repairing' industry, NAICS 336611. epipeline's Contract History Plus* provides you with a broad context and several perspectives that enable you to develop the best positioning and strategy for your company to more effectively compete for government contracts. The following graph illustrates one such perspective: the top Government departments/agencies buying these services over the last four fiscal years.

Top 10 Federal Agencies by % of Total Market FY12 through FY16 for NAICS 336611

WHAT IS NAICS 336611?

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating a shipyard. 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.

Illustrative Examples:

Barge Building

Cargo ship building/p>

Drilling and production platforms, floating, oil and gas, building

Passenger ship building

Submarine building

Cross References:

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 Industry 488390, Other Support Activities for Water Transportation.

The size standard associated with NAICS 336611 is 1,250 employees (effective January 1, 2012), which means that a company, including its affiliates, would be considered a "small business" if their average number of employees did not exceed 1,250 for each of the pay periods for the preceding completed 12 calendar months.

Total reported spending under NAICS 336611 for the period of Fiscal Year 2012 (FY12) through Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16) was $47.8 billion. Current FY16 reported spending is $193 million for services under NAICS 336611. The chart below illustrates the reported** spending by year for FY12 through FY16.

Reported Contract Spending for NAICS 336611 FY12 through FY16

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

WHO ISSUES THE CONTRACTS?

The Navy was the largest procurer of these services for the last five fiscal years (FY12 through FY16) with $43.8 billion in contract spending, comprising almost the entire market (91.6%) for NAICS 336611. The U.S. Coast Guard took the second spot with $3.5 billion in contract dollars and 7.2% of the market. No other agency procured over 1% market share. The Army ($183 million) and the U. S. Customs and Border Protection ($110 million) also bought over $100 million of requirements, while NOAA ($97 million) and the Maritime Administration ($73 million) bought over $50 million of requirements. USSOCOM ($34 million), the Defense Contract Management Agency ($24 million), the National Park Service ($13 million), and the Defense Logistics Agency ($12 million) each held between 0.02% and 0.07% market share. Overall, the top ten agencies dominated the entirety, 99.9%, of the market.

Top 10 Federal Agencies by % of Total Market FY12 through FY16 for NAICS 336611

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

WHO WINS THE CONTRACTS?

The two charts below identify the top 10 Companies, by market share, for the period of FY12 through FY16. The first chart represents the top 10 companies that were awarded their contracts under ANY type of competition, whether it was full and open, small business set-aside, sole-sourced, etc. This list primarily consists of large businesses. The second chart, however, lists the top 10 companies that won their contracts under RESTRICTED competition. Specifically, epipeline limited this to those contracts awarded under the acquisition strategies listed below. The contract dollars represented on this second chart may not include all contract dollars for the individual contractor.

  • 8(a) Competed
  • 8(a) Small Disadvantaged (SDB) set-aside
  • 8(a) sole-source
  • SDB set-aside
  • SDB, 8(a) with HUBZone
  • Combination HUBZone and 8(a)
  • HUBZone set-aside
  • HUBZone sole-source
  • Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) set-aside
  • SDVOSB sole-source
  • Emerging Small Business set-aside
  • Very Small Business set-aside
  • Reserved for Small Businesses ($2501 to $100,000)
  • Total Small Business set-aside

Electric Boat Corporation earned the top spot on the unrestricted competition list with $15.4 billion in contract dollars and 32.5% market share for FY12 to FY16. Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding took the second spot with $13.1 billion in contract spending and 27.7% market share. Austal USA ($2.6 billion), National Steel & Shipbuilding ($2.2 billion), and Bath Iron Works Corporation ($2.1 billion) also saw over $2 billion in contract dollars. BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair ($1.9 billion) and Lockheed Martin ($1.6 billion) both saw over $1 billion in contract dollars. Southwest Marine ($976 million) and Chand ($907 million) took 2.1% and 1.9% market share, respectively, while Metro Matching Corporation rounded out the top ten with $469 million in contract dollars and 0.99% market share. Together, the top ten companies comprised almost nine-tenths (87.1%) of the market.

PLEASE NOTE: as this is a listing by Company name, rather than PARENT company, some companies may have more than one ranking, which may not be reflected in the chart below.

Top 10 NAICS 336611 Contractors by % of Total Market for FY12 through FY16 - All Acquisition Strategies

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

The combined spending for contracts awarded under "restricted competition," as outlined above, totaled approximately $1.64 billion for FY12 through FY16. Detyen Shipyards had the largest stake with $107 million in contract spending and 6.5% market share. Global Maritek Systems ($103 million) took the second spot with 6.3% market share. International Marine and Industrial Applicators ($80 million), Epsilon Systems Solutions ($61 million), Bay Ship & Yacht Co. ($55 million), and Delphinus Engineering ($55 million) all saw over $50 million in contract dollars and over 3% market share. Tecnico Corporation ($48 million), Advanced Technology Systems ($45 million), Cabras Marine Corporation ($43 million), and Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation ($41 million) all earned over $40 million, or 2.5% and 3% market share.

PLEASE NOTE: as this is a listing by Company name, rather than PARENT company, some companies may have more than one ranking, which may not reflected in the chart below.

Top 10 NAICS 336611 Contractors by % of Total Market for FY12 through FY16 - Restricted Competition

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

HOW ARE THESE CONTRACTS PROCURED?

96.03% of contract spending reported for the FY12 through FY16 timeframe under NAICS 336611 used full and open (unrestricted, aka "N/A") competition; this equated to $45.9 billion in contract dollars. Small businesses were the second largest sector, taking $1.5 billion in contract dollars and 3.22% of the market. Procurements sole-sourced to 8(a) companies accounted for 0.09% of the market and $43 million in spending, while competitive 8(a) requirements took 0.07% of the market with $34 million contract dollars. 0.41% of requirements reported no clear set aside.

Acquisition Breakout under NAICS 336611 for FY12 through FY16

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

WHERE ARE THESE CONTRACTS PERFORMED?

These contracts are being performed across the United States with a reported spending for the FY12 through FY16 period of $150 million.

Connecticut had the highest total reported contract spending with $15.4 billion, or 32.1% market share. Virginia came in second with $8.8 billion in contract dollars and 18.5% market share, while Mississippi took the third spot with $8.4 billion in spending and 17.5% market share. California and Alabama also saw over $2 billion in contract spending with $4.2 billion and $2.7 billion, respectively, while Louisiana ($1.3 billion), Maine ($2 billion), and Maryland ($1.4 billion) all saw over $1 billion in contract dollars. Washington ($828 million) and Hawaii ($546 million) rounded out the top ten with 1.7% and 1.1% market share. Together, these ten states represented 95.3% of the market. 1.1% of requirements under NAICS 336611 did not report a specific location.

Contract Place of Performance under NAICS 336611 for FY12 through January 2011

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

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