The Canadian Coast Guard’s annual icebreaking season on the Great Lakes, which provides assistance to the shipping industry, is underway. Working in partnership with the United States Coast Guard (USCG) District 9,
Finland’s Aker Arctic Technology Inc. has signed a contract with the Swedish Maritime Administration (SMA) and the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency (FTIA) to develop new icebreakers for demanding Baltic Sea escort operations.
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
The Canadian Coast Guard is to procure six new program icebreakers to replace the heavy and medium icebreakers that operate in Atlantic Canada and the St. Lawrence waterways during the winter and
With Arctic maritime activity steadily increasing, ABB has opened a Marine Service Center in Murmansk, Russia,, the world’s largest city above the Arctic Circle. ABB’s technologies are widely used for vessels operating
AUGUST 14, 2018 — President Donald J. Trump yesterday signed the $717 billion John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (NDAA) at a ceremony at Fort Drum, New
AUGUST 11, 2018 — Following up on an Advanced Contract Award Notice (ACAN) issued in July, Public Services and Procurement Canada, on behalf of the Canadian Coast Guard, has awarded a $610-million
JULY 22, 2018 — On behalf of the Canadian Coast Guard, Public Services and Procurement Canada has issued an Advanced Contract Award Notice (ACAN) to shipbuilder Chantier Davie of Lévis, Quebec, for
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.