Two supply ships not enough to ensure Navy can resupply fleets
Documents show the federal government originally planned to buy three new joint support ships.
BC, Ontario shipyards team up to win multibillion dollar icebreaker contract
The agreement between Seaspan Marine and Heddle Shipyards represents the type of co-operation rarely seen within Canada.
Seaspan delivers world class Fisheries, Coast Guard vessel
63-metre Jacques Cartier is one of the most advanced ships of its kind in the world.
Procurement minister wishes Irving hadn’t threatened reporters
Carla Qualtrough says the government is reviewing its policies on divulging journalists’ information to companies.
Feds offer $15.8B in new Coast Guard ships [UPDATED]
Will provide work to Vancouver, Halifax shipyards while opening door to Davie in Quebec.
‘You are free to leave’: How the case against Mark Norman ended
Vice-Admiral was charged with breach-of-trust over leaked documents.
Davie, rivals square off over multibillion dollar shipbuilding plan
Quebec shipbuilder wants in on $35 billion worth of new vessels for the navy and coast guard.
RCMP charges another official in connection with alleged shipbuilding leak
Matthew Matchett, who was suspended without pay from his job at Public Services and Procurement Canada in October, is due to appear in court on March 5.
Feds reviewing budgets and schedules for new resupply ships, icebreaker
Construction of three offshore fisheries science vessels for the coast guard is delayed.
Thales Canada gets $5.2B Arctic fleet service contract
Work to be completed in Canada, except when the ships need work overseas.
West coast revival: Seaspan leads Canada’s NSS
A national shipbuilding strategy to renew Canada’s naval and coast guard fleets is paying dividends coast-to-coast.
South Korea to inject $2.6B into ailing shipyard Daewoo
Will prevent company from going bankrupt when some of its debt matures next month.
Rosborough Boats gets $7.3M rescue boat contract for Arctic patrol ships
Nova Scotia firm will build two rigid hull inflatable boats for each of the six patrol vessels.
Seaspan awarded $230 million shipbuilding contract
BC shipyard to build two joint supply ships for the Royal Canadian Navy.
Warship builder, government defend against alleged conflict of interest
Irving and feds say measures have been taken to ensure full transparency and fairness.
Vancouver Shipyards gets $65.4M for vessel contracts
Funding under National Shipbuilding Policy for science vessel and joint support ships.
Davie makes a play to Liberals for Coast Guard deal
Unsolicited bid worth up to $1 billion includes icebreaker and three support ships.
Shipbuilders call for federal strategy overhaul to avoid ’embarrassment’
Industry group claims current strategy from the former Harper government has led to “unaffordable” renewal programs.
BC, Nova Scotia bolster shipbuilding apprenticeships
Pact strengthens workforce co-operation and trades training between the regions.
Rising Canadian warships costs no surprise: naval expert
Canadians could be on the hook for as much as $30 billion to build the 15 new ships, well above original estimates.
Retrofit of civilian vessel a supply ship stop gap
So far, Quebec’s Davie Shipyard getting the job without open call for tenders.
Polish shipyard wins bid to build three BC ferries for $165M
105-metre vessels will accommodate 145 vehicles and 600 passengers.
Davie Shipyard relaunched | PLANT
New ownership resuscitates storied, but once-troubled shipyard with high-end vessels.
RCMP arrests Canadian trying to send shipbuilding information to China
Qing Quentin Huang works for a subcontractor to Irving Shipbuilding, which is building arctic patrol ships for the Canadian naval forces.
Davie Yards targets coast guard contracts, expects employment to double
The once mothballed operation is humming with 750 workers as it prepares to launch its first ship since restarting operations last year.
Halifax frigates get $15M chilled-water upgrade
Part of the federal Modernization/Frigate Life Extension program.
$13.7B in ‘corporate welfare’ since 1982: Fraser Institute
No payment expected by Industry Canada for nearly half.
Ottawa signs umbrella ship deal with Irving
The federal government has signed an umbrella agreement with the Irving shipyard in Halifax, a step towards building Canada’s next fleet of navy ships.
Harper is blind to buy-Canadian benefits
Canada’s beleaguered shipbuilding industry is going to receive a $35-billion facelift over the next 30 years. This is welcome news for an industry that has for years faced uncertainty.