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Study on a shipbuilding pre-delivery guarantee scheme Published on: 01/04/2008, Last update: 20/05/2008

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The industry has highlighted (especially in the LeaderSHIP2015 report) that securing financing for the construction phase (pre-delivery) is crucial for shipbuilding projects. A shipyard’s annual production value usually exceeds its own value and a partly-built ship is not recognised as a capital asset.

The study on a shipbuilding pre-delivery guarantee scheme is therefore expected to analyse the current situation and European industries' needs, and to develop a proposal for a comprehensive and feasible European scheme.


DG Enterprise and Industry, Unit H1