Shipbuilding


Naval2The state has shipbuilders, marinas and offshore companies dedicated to solutions for offshore oil exploration. The Santa Catarina shipbuilding industry is the third largest in Brazil in the number of employees.

This industrial segment has good growth opportunities, and Navegantes and Itajaí are home to the largest number of shipbuilding companies. Itajaí also has Latin America’s leading manufacturer of tugboats.

  • 56 companies (2011)
  • 4.1 thousand workers (2011)
  • 0.8% of Manufacturing Value Added in SC (2011)
  • SC exports totalled US$ 322,000 (2012)

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