The federal government announced Tuesday a $1.5-billion program for maintenance contracts with shipyards in three provinces to keep Canada’s fleet of 12 frigates operational until a new generation of warships replaces them in the 2040s. Click here for more information.
An important milestone for the Irving Shipyard in Halifax and Canada's shipbuilding strategy is arriving soon. Click here for more information.
A $29 million project to develop and commercialise world-class solutions for monitoring fish health, fish movement, and the environment – in a bid to make marine sectors, including aquaculture, more sustainable - has been launched. Click here for more information.
A Quebec shipyard that pushed the federal government to buy second-hand icebreakers for the Canadian Coast Guard two years ago is now late in delivering the much-needed vessels as it works to increase their icebreaking capabilities. Click here for more information.
The Government of Canada has awarded a six-year, $72.6-million contract to a Halifax-based company for the maintenance of the Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax-class frigates. Click here for more information.
Canada's national shipbuilding plan was rocked by yet another cost increase on Monday as the federal government revealed it will pay $4.1 billion for two long-overdue support ships for the navy — an increase of $1. Click here for more information.
The Liberal government has awarded a $2.4 billion contract to finish the overall construction of the navy's long-awaited supply ships. Click here for more information.
Canada's cutthroat shipbuilding industry saw a surprise alliance Tuesday as two competing yards announced plans to team up to win a multibillion-dollar contract to build a new polar icebreaker for the Canadian Coast Guard. Click here for more information.
Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan was in Shelburne today to say the government will be funding repair work on the Canadian Coast Guard ship Edward Cornwallis, supporting 55 jobs at the Irving-owned Shelburne Ship Repair. Click here for more information.
The Liberal government is asking Canadian shipyards to lay out why they should be chosen to build a new heavy icebreaker for the Coast Guard, setting the stage for a fierce new round of fighting among the country's major shipbuilders. Click here for more information.
The Ocean Supercluster, one of the federal government’s five superclusters introduced under the Innovation Superclusters Initiative, is rolling out a new program to support ocean technology start-ups. Click here for more information.
MAN Energy Solutions has secured a contract to supply IMO Tier III-compliant engines to power four 24m ASD tugs being built for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). Click here for more information.
The ceremonial keel-laying Thursday for what will become Canada’s largest naval ship signifies a key moment in the renewal of Canada’s military and will provide work for more than 1,000 shipyard employees for years, says Seaspan Shipyard. Click here for more information.
The Government of Canada today announced that Quebec shipbuilder Davie has pre-qualified to become the third strategic partner under the country’s National Shipbuilding Strategy. The NSS’s third yard will build six program icebreakers for the Canadian Coast Guard. Click here for more information.
German propulsion manufacturer SCHOTTEL has delivered propulsion units for two 81-metre road ferries to Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania. Each of the newly built vessels ordered by Canadian operator BC Ferries will be equipped with two high-efficiency SCHOTTEL Twin Propellers. Once operational, they will serve the Northern Gulf Islands off the coast of Vancouver. Click here for more information.
The government of Canada announced Thursday that it has awarded a $500-million contract to Irving Shipbuilding Inc. of Halifax to carry out maintenance work on its Halifax-class frigates. Click here for more information.
Government of Canada announces construction of new icebreakers for Canadian Coast Guard. Canadians across the country rely on the critical services of the Canadian Coast Guard to protect mariners and the marine environment, and to ensure the safe and efficient movement of ships that are key to our vibrant economy. Click here for more information.
Canada plans to build up to 18 new coast guard ships at a cost of $15.7 billion in an effort to renew Canada's Coast Guard fleet, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday. Click here for more information.