An Overview of the Marine Industry – Boat Building and Boat Products
The Marine Industry in Quotes is a major factor to the country’s prosperity as well as a major provider to other industries. The industry consists of ship builders, boat constructors, retailers of marine products (which includes boat products), marine equipment manufacturers, water companies and related activities. Arlen Benny Cenac Jr
The industry employs 31, 000 people and has a turnover of around $5. 5 billion every year. The Marine Market, Australia has demonstrated volumes to work in both the domestic and international marketplaces.
Boat building is one of the oldest branches of executive concerned with the development of the hulls of boats and masts, spars and rigging for the sailboats. Since ancient times, boat builders and manufacturers of boat products have grown with advances and this is particularly so with the exposure of the boat building industry to tourism and luxury.
In early times, motorboats served as a medium of short distance transport. They were also used for trade and marketing. The oldest recovered motorboat is the canoe of Pesse, which is shown in a museum in Netherlands.
Types of Ships
You will find 3 main types of boats. These are:
The human powered motorboats. Under this category will be the boats that are not powered and use paddles, poles or rowing as propellers. Types of these kind of motorboats are kayaks, canoes, gondolas, catamarans and so forth.
Sailing motorboats: Under its kind are those boats that are propelled solely through sails.
Motorboats: These boats are motor driven and use mechanical energy of search engines to sail.
Boats are made of materials like wood, steel, aluminium, fibre-glass, composite and steel-reinforced concrete floor.
Marine Products / Motorboat Items
There is a great demand in the international market for the diverse and useful motorboat products and accessories. Such as marine ropes, radars, treuil, barbecues, buoyancy aids, autopilots and dock flotation systems, boat seats and anchors
Marine Equipments or Sailing Accessories has been grouped in the table below:
Category and Products
Vessel Construction and Repair
Vessel building materials and tools
Cleaning and Polishing Tools
Hull treatment products
Products on Deck
Boat Features and Awnings
Deck accessories such as flags, bailers, lubricants, oars and saddles
Masts, Sails and Rigging
Navigation and Communications
Electronic communications tools
Electronic steering systems
Electronic digital weather information systems