Advocating for a strong shipyard industrial base since 1920

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Who We Help

The Shipbuilders Council of America represents hundreds of companies and shipyards owned and operated across the United States, including facilities on all three U.S. coasts, the Great Lakes, the inland waterways system, Alaska and Hawaii.

Homeland Security

Homeland Security

The U.S. shipyard industry is critical to homeland security by providing the U.S.-built vessels engaged in domestic trade that can be called upon in times of need.

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National Security

National Security

The ability of the United States to maintain the U.S. shipbuilding and repair industry is an issue of national security. U.S. shipyards have a long and proud tradition of building the military vessels that are the foundation of our maritime presence in the world.

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Economic Security

Economic Security

The private U.S. shipbuilding and repair industry supports the employment of more than 400,000 highly skilled men and women building the largest and most sophisticated fleets in the world.

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Who is SCA?

The Shipbuilders Council of America is the voice of the U.S. shipyard industry in Washington, D.C.

SCA is comprised of more than 140 companies that build, repair, maintain, modernize and supply the U.S. shipyard industry. Through its representation in the nation’s capital, SCA members ensure the robust health of the domestic shipyard industrial base.

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What We Do

In our work advocating for the U.S. shipyard industry, SCA monitors several critical issue areas affecting the U.S. shipyard industry.

The Jones Act

The Jones Act maintains a critical shipyard industrial base in the United States and ensures strong national security.

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National Security

U.S. shipyards have a long and proud tradition of building the military vessels that are the foundation of our maritime presence in the world.

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Economic Security

U.S. shipbuilding and repair supports the employment of highly skilled men and women across the country.

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Homeland Security

U.S. shipyards ensure there are domestic ships to protect the nation.

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Members

SCA members constitute the shipyard industrial base that builds, repairs, maintains and modernizes U.S. Navy ships and craft, U.S. Coast Guard vessels of all sizes, as well as vessels for other U.S. government agencies. In addition, SCA members build, repair and service America’s fleet of commercial vessels. The Council represents 37 companies that own and operate over 80 shipyards, with facilities on all three U.S. coasts, the Great Lakes, the inland waterways system, Alaska and Hawaii. SCA also represents 105 partner members that provide goods, services and engineering to the shipyard industry.

1,074 vessels

delivered by U.S. shipbuilders in 2016

$23.9 Billion

of labor income from private U.S. shipyards

402,000 Jobs

supported by private U.S. shipyards

How to Become a Member

Become an SCA member to have access to the latest industry news, exclusive industry events, and shipyard safety and health information. Follow the link to fill out your appropriate membership application.

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SEA AIR SPACE: Navy League Maritime Gala

May 7, 2019
THE LARGEST MARITIME EXPOSITION IN THE U.S.

Sea-Air-Space is now the largest maritime exposition in the U.S. and continues as an invaluable extension of the Navy League’s mission of maritime policy education and sea service support.

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