The third of three former icebreaking AHTS vessels is a significant step closer to being commissioned as a Canadian Coast Guard medium icebreaker. On March 25, Lévis, Quebec-based Davie Shipbuilding floated the
The Canadian Coast Guard is set get a fourth interim icebreaker converted from a former icebreaking offshore vessel. Earlier this week it reported that, following a competitive process, it had purchased “a
The Government of Canada is to move forward with the construction of two Polar icebreakers under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). One will be built by Seaspan Shipyards in Vancouver, British Columbia.
The Canadian Coast Guard has taken the delivery of the CCGS Jean Goodwill, the second of three medium interim icebreakers created by Davie Shipbuilding in Lévis, Quebec, through the conversion of a
Buoyed by its success in being designated as the icebreaker partner under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy, Davie Shipbuilding is now eyeing export markets and yesterday launched a National Icebreaker Center (NIC). The
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
JANUARY 30, 2017 — After intensive at-sea trials and testing, Canada’s Department of Defence has formally accepted Asterix, the Resolve-Class Naval Support Ship created by Davie Shipbuilding by converting an existing containership.
OCTOBER 16, 2017 — Davie Shipbuilding, Lévis, Quebec, Canada, reports that during the weekend it launched the Asterix. The Resolve-class naval support vessel, created by converting a containership, will be the largest
JULY 21, 2017 — Davie Shipbuilding, Lévis, Quebec, Canada, yesterday unveiled the Asterix, the Resolve-class naval support vessel created by converting a containership in a project taking just under two years and
MARCH 6, 2017—Canada’s Davie Shipbuilding recently awarded a contract to the ALMACO Group for the delivery of the superstructure of Project Resolve, a Royal Canadian Navy AOR vessel. This would be the