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  • 25 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) is to receive three icebreakers to support its operations during the upcoming icebreaking season. As explained, the ships would provide interim capability for the coast guard, while replacement vessels are being built under the National Shipbuilding Strategy. Specifically, Public Services and Procurement Canada has issued an Advanced Contract Award Notice […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Canadian government has awarded Chantier Davie, of Lévis, Quebec, a CA$610 million contract to deliver three converted icebreakers to the Canadian Coast Guard. Under the contract, Davie is to acquire three medium commercial icebreakers and prepare them for coast guard service. The first vessel is expected to begin operations for the upcoming icebreaking season, beginning in December 2018. The […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The first of three new Canadian Coast Guard medium icebreakers was handed over to the coast guard in a ceremony in British Columbia on December 14. As noted during the ceremony, the CCGS Captain Molly Kool is also the first new Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker in twenty-five years. The first ship will allow the Coast Guard […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Canadian Coast Guard officially welcomed icebreaker CCGS Captain Molly Kool to its fleet at the Canadian Coast Guard Atlantic Region Headquarters in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, on May 30. This marked the first of three new medium icebreakers to join the coast guard fleet. The CCGS Captain Molly Kool is also the first […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Canadian Navy’s future naval fleet auxiliary vessel M/V Asterix has joined Green Marine, a voluntary environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry. By doing so, the Federal Fleet Services-operated oiler became the first naval oiler to join the certification program. “It’s the greenest naval ship ever built in Canada,” stated Spencer Fraser, Federal Fleet Services’ CEO. […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Canadian shipbuilder Chantier Davie on Thursday unveiled the Project Resolve auxiliary oiler replenishment ship ‘Asterix’. Asterix is the first large naval ship to be built in Canada in over 20 years, according to the shipbuilder. Project Resolve, as the undertaking was dubbed, consists of converting a containership, former MV Asterix which arrived in Lévis in October […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Industry news

    The Government of Canada has awarded a $6.5 million contract to Babcock Canada Inc. for critical refit work for Canadian Coast Guard ship CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent.   The shipyard portion of the work will be carried out by Chantier Davie Canada Inc., a sub-contractor to Babcock Canada. The CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent is Canada’s […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Industry news

    Shipbuilder Chantier Davie Canada has received a new large network IP CCTV system for installation aboard the Royal Canadian Navy’s Project Resolve auxiliary oiler replenishment ship. The system was delivered by Aberdeen, UK-based Kongsberg Maritime camera systems group. The digital IP CCTV system was delivered following a factory acceptance test (FAT), which took place in November 2016. The […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    German-based ACO Marine has landed a contract to equip the Canadian interim Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) vessel with two Maripur wastewater treatment plants. Following the inking of an agreement with UK-based system integrator Basetek, ACO Marine will supply a complete wastewater management package for retrofit to the converted 2010-built, 23,800dwt containership Asterix. The full scope includes the supply, […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique (CdA) has subcontracted Italian counterpart Fincantieri for the deliveries of forward sections of the French Navy’s future FLOTLOG (Flotte logistique) ships. The four ships that are to be built for the French Navy will be based on the Vulcano design Fincantieri is building for the Italian Navy. The forward sections […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    The European Commission announced it would examine Fincantieri’s proposed acquisition of Chantiers de l’Atlantique (formerly known as STX France) following a request submitted by France and Germany. The transaction could harm competition at European and global level, the commission said adding that the acquisition does not reach the turnover thresholds set by the EU Merger Regulation […]

  • 29 June 2020

    The steel cutting of the first forward section for four logistic support ships (LSS) ordered by Chantiers de l’Atlantique to Fincantieri under the FLOTLOG program took place at the Castellammare di Stabia shipyard in Naples, Italy, earlier this month.

  • 16 April 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Norwegian boat-handling systems supplier Vestdavit has won a tender from Chantiers de l’Atlantique to supply davit systems for four new logistic support ships (LSSs) ordered by the French Navy. The replenishment ships are being built under the French Flotte Logistique (FLOTLOG) program. Last year, Chantiers de l’Atlantique signed a EUR 1.7 billion deal for the […]

  • 19 May 2020

    The first steel plate of the hull of the first of the French Navy’s four new logistic support ships (LSS) has been cut in a ceremony at Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard. The ceremony held on May 18 marked symbolically the start of the construction of the first vessel of the France’s FLOTLOG (Flotte logistique) program. […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Chantier Davie Canada Inc. and Project Resolve Inc. have selected OSI Maritime Systems’ Integrated Navigation and Tactical System (INTS) for the conversion of the container vessel M.V. Asterix into an Auxiliary Oil Replenishment (AOR) ship. The ship will be converted in order to meet the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) supply ship requirements. OSI’s Integrated Navigation and Tactical System (INTS) is a […]

  • 24 June 2015

    The Government of Canada will enter into preliminary discussions with Chantier Davie Canada Incorporated to pursue an interim supply ship capability, Defence Minister Jason Kenney announced yesterday. These discussions with Chantier Davie will help determine if it can provide an interim solution at a cost, time, and level of capability acceptable to Canada and the […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Canadian shipyard Davie Shipbuilding cut first steel for the Royal Canadian Navy Resolve-class auxiliary oiler replenishment vessel during a ceremony held in Lévis, Québec, May 24. Project Resolve, as the undertaking was dubbed, consists of converting a containership, former MV Asterix which arrived in Lévis in October 2015, into an Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) ship in order to support the […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Canadian government has finalized contracts for the maintenance of Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigates with two of three shipbuilders set to share work on a deal worth C$7 billion over a span of 20 years. The government said it has awarded $500 million contracts to Chantier Davie and Seaspan Victoria Shipyards Limited to carry […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Italian shipbuilder Cantiere Navale Vittoria has awarded Israeli defense company Elbit Systems a contract to supply combat suites and perform systems integration for the three new Hellenic Coast Guard patrol vessels. The three boats are built by Cantiere Navale Vittoria under a contract announced in January this year. Their construction is co-financed by the European Border […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Canadian Ministry of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard has named the two interim icebreakers currently undergoing conversion work at Chantier Davie. Minister Jonathan Wilkinson announced the ships will be named CCGS Jean Goodwill and CCGS Vincent Massey. These ships will be available to support Coast Guard programs by late 2019 and summer 2020, […]

  • 25 December 2019

    Shipbuilder Chantier Davie has pre-qualified to become the third strategic partner under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS), the Canadian government announced. Under the multibillion-dollar program to renew the Canadian Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy fleets, the yard will build six program icebreakers for the coast guard. In May 2019, the government revealed plans to […]

  • 13 June 2014

    HMCS Athabaskan will visit Québec City to participate in the Rendez-vous naval, which will be held June 13-15.   “The Royal Canadian Navy is proud to participate in the 4th edition of the Rendez-vous naval de Québec, an event that highlights and pays homage to the naval history and maritime character of Québec City,” said […]

  • 11 December 2018

    The Canadian government has decided to invest in eight new search and rescue (SAR) lifeboats for the Canadian Coast Guard. On behalf of the coast guard, Public Services and Procurement Canada is acquiring the new high-endurance SAR lifeboats from Chantier Naval Forillon of Gaspé, Quebec, and Hike Metal Products of Wheatley, Ontario. Chantier Naval Forillon […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The frigate was overhauled at Irving Shipbuilding’s Halifax shipyard.

  • 12 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Government of Canada has awarded a $13.6 million contract to Chantier Davie Canada Inc. for Vessel Life Extension and refit work for the Canadian Coast Guard Ship (CCGS) Earl Grey. The CCGS Earl Grey celebrated its 30th year of service earlier this year, on February 8. Renewing the Canadian Coast Guard Fleet is part of […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The French defense procurement agency “Direction Générale de l’Armement” (DGA) on January 30 signed a €1.7 billion contract for the procurement of four new Logistic Support Ships (LSS) for the French Navy as part of the country’s FLOTLOG (Flotte logistique) program. The contract signing comes three months after France joined the LSS program which is led […]

  • 28 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    LHD Adelaide Begins Sea Trials Australian Navy’s new Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) NUSHIP Adelaide left BAE Systems Williamstown on June 17 to begin sea trials. BAE Systems to Prepare HMNB Portsmouth for New Aircraft Carriers BAE Systems has been awarded a £5.5M contract to install a new Vessel Traffic Management System to assist in the […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Government of Canada has awarded a $4.5 million contract to Babcock Canada Inc for refit and Vessel Life Extension work on Canadian Coast Guard ship CCGS Des Groseilliers. The shipyard portion of the work will be carried out by Chantier Davie Canada Inc., a sub-contractor to Babcock Canada. Based in Québec City, the CCGS […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Davie Shipbuilding, the contractor in charge of constructing the Royal Canadian Navy’s Resolve-class auxiliary oiler replenishment vessel, has subcontracted ALMACO Group for the delivery of a superstructure for the vessel. Project Resolve consists of converting a containership, former MV Asterix which arrived in Lévis, Canada, in October 2015, into an Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) ship in […]