Mon 2 March 2009, Financial Times

Healthy shipbuilding sector helps keep Glasgow afloat

By Andrew Bolger
Previous recessions meant only one thing for shipyard workers on the Clyde - unemployment. But almost all of what remains of Scotland's once-mighty shipbuilding industry is focused on defence, and BAE's two Glasgow yards are now looking for recruits to help deliver their share of a £3.9bn Royal Navy order for aircraft carriers.