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  • 18 July 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Reaching another milestone in the construction of the Royal Canadian Navy’s arctic and offshore patrol ships, Canadian shipbuilder Irving Shipbuilding moved the first two of three major sections of the first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) outside. This milestone on the future HMCS Harry DeWolf comes a little over a year after the ship’s keel […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Halifax-based Irving Shipbuilding launched the Canadian Navy’s first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessel, the future HMCS Harry DeWolf, in a ceremony on September 15. At 103 meters and 6,615 tons, the future HMCS Harry DeWolf is the largest Royal Canadian Navy ship built in Canada in 50 years, according to the shipbuilder. The ship was […]

  • 8 October 2018

    The Royal Canadian Navy’s first ship built under the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) project, Harry DeWolf, has been named at Irving Shipbuilding’s Halifax Shipyard.  Harry DeWolf is scheduled to be turned over to the Royal Canadian Navy in 2019. Work to prepare the ship for sea trials in 2019 will continue at the yard. As […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Irving Shipbuilding has transported the last major section of the Royal Canadian Navy’s first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship – the future HMCS Harry DeWolf – from inside the Halifax Shipyard’s indoor shipbuilding facility outside to land level. As the bow section was joined together with the previously connected center- and stern sections, the HMCS Harry DeWolf assumed the form of […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Representatives from the Royal Canadian Navy and the shipbuilding industry laid the keel for HMCS Harry DeWolf, the lead ship of the Canadian Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) class. Rear Admiral John Newton, Commander Joint Task Force Atlantic and Commander Maritime Forces Atlantic (MARLANT), joined Kevin McCoy, president of Irving Shipbuilding, and CPO1 Pierre Auger, MARLANT formation chief, […]

  • 3 August 2020

    The first of six Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS), Harry DeWolf, was delivered to the Government of Canada, in Halifax. The vessel was built by Canadian shipbuilders and was delivered by CFB Halifax Dockyard, Irving Shipbuilding Inc. The vessel was moved on July 31st from Halifax Shipyard to the CFB Halifax Dockyard, where it will […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Canadian Navy has already selected the first commanding officer for its Arctic Offshore Patrol Vessels and preparations are underway for the delivery of HMCS Harry DeWolf in 2018. Lieutenant-Commander Corey Gleason, along with a small preliminary crew, are preparing for the new vessel, one of six ice-capable offshore patrol ships that will conduct […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Canadian shipbuilder Irving Shipbuilding hosted a steel-cutting ceremony on December 19, marking the construction start on the Royal Canadian Navy’s third arctic and offshore patrol ship (AOPS), the HMCS Max Bernays. Carla Qualtrough, Canadian public services and procurement minister, announced the start of construction works at the ceremony in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Future HMCS Max Bernays […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    BAE Systems and Irving Shipbuilding Inc. have formed a joint venture in order to bid on the in-service support program for the Canadian Navy’s Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) and Joint Support Ship (JSS). The in-service support program is abbreviated to AJISS. Both companies hope that Canadian Naval Support Limited (CNS), as the joint venture is called, […]

  • 14 April 2015

    An Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) will be named after Margaret Brooke, a Royal Canadian Navy Nursing Sister decorated for gallantry during the Second World War. The actions followed the torpedoing and subsequent sinking of the Newfoundland ferry SS Caribou on October 14, 1942, in the  off Newfoundland. Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence, said: Arctic/Offshore […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Royal Canadian Navy laid the keel for its second Harry DeWolf-class arctic and offshore patrol vessel, future HMCS Margaret Brooke, on May 29. The keel-laying ceremony took place at Halifax Shipyard and was marked by the placing of a coin onto the keel of the ship by Olivia Strowbridge, the first woman in a trade supervisory role at Halifax […]

  • 12 November 2019

    The Royal Canadian Navy’s second Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), the future HMCS Margaret Brooke, was launched at Halifax Shipyard on November 10, 2019. The 103-meter future HMCS Margaret Brooke transitioned from Halifax Shipyard’s land level facility to a submersible barge on November 8, 2019, and launched in the Bedford Basin two days later. […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Canadian Government awarded a contract for the construction of six Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) to Irving Shipbuilding Inc as part of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS). This contract, valued at $2.3 billion, marks the start of the construction phase under the NSPS. The AOPS build contract will sustain approximately 1,000 jobs at Irving Shipbuilding as […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Irving Shipbuilding celebrated the start of production of Canada’s First Arctic Offshore Patrol ship (AOPS) at its Halifax Shipyard. Delivery of the first HMCS Harry DeWolf-class ship is expected in 2018. Production has begun on two units for the centre section of the first Arctic Offshore Patrol ship. The ship is the first of up to 21 […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Irving Shipbuilding has awarded Nova Scotia-based Rosborough Boats a $7.3 million contract to build multi-role rescue boats for the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS). Rosborough Boats will construct two of their Rough Water 8.5 metre rigid hull inflatable boats (RHIB) for each of the six AOPS vessels being constructed at Irving Shipbuilding’s Halifax Shipyard as […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Canadian Coast Guard is to join the navy in operating arctic and offshore patrol ships (AOPS) after the government awarded a two-ship contract to Halifax-based shipbuilder Irving Shipbuilding. Irving is already building six AOPS for the Royal Canadian Navy, with the first unit in the class, the future HMCS Harry DeWolf, already in water […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Canadian government is granting Nova Scotia boat builder Rosborough Boats funds to design a stronger and lighter line of Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boats (RHIBs) that will be used by Canada’s Navy. Rosborough Boats is being granted more than CAD$500,000 in the form of a repayable contribution. The funding, provided through Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency’s Business Development Program, will […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Montreal arrived at Halifax Shipyard August 13 for a 53-week docking work period (DWP) which will include both routine maintenance and upgrades. HMCS Montreal is the third consecutive Halifax-class frigate from the navy’s east coast fleet to enter the Halifax Shipyard’s graving dock for a DWP since 2016. Montreal entered […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Irving Shipbuilding hosted a keel-laying ceremony for the Royal Canadian Navy’s third Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) at its Halifax Shipyard on December 5. Welder Vicki Berg laid a coin on the keel of the future Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Max Bernays signifying the start of full production of the AOPS. A keel-laying ceremony […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Canadian shipbuilder Irving Shipbuilding on May 3 hosted a ceremony to mark the official start of construction of the Royal Canadian Navy’s fourth arctic and offshore patrol ship (AOPS). The fourth unit will be named after William Hall, a Victoria Cross recipient for heroism and support of the British Army during the relief of Lucknow […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Canadian government on Thursday awarded a CAD$5.2 billion deal for the maintenance of two new ship classes over the next eight years to the Canadian subsidiary of French defense contractor Thales. The joint venture of Thales Canada and Thales Australia will be providing in‑service support, including refit, repair and maintenance and training for the […]

  • 4 April 2014

    The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) relieved the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) of its duties in the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR) March 24.   The HST CSG deployed July 22, 2013, and since then has conducted maritime security operations, theater security cooperation actions, and joint […]

  • 10 August 2015

    US Navy’s Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 2 held a change of command ceremony at the Pennsylvania House on board Naval Station Norfolk, Aug. 6. Rear Adm. Brian E. Luther relieved Rear Adm. DeWolfe H. Miller and assumed duties as CSG-2 commander. Under Miller’s leadership, who assumed command in February 2014, the George H.W. Bush (GHWB) […]

  • 27 October 2014

    USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) arrived in Duqm, Oman for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 21. This is the first time that Duqm, Oman has hosted an aircraft carrier. This port visit was designed to test the capability of the port to handle an aircraft carrier and provides the opportunity to strengthen the relationship […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The “Wolf Pack” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 75 conducted an airborne change of command ceremony in the skies above the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), Aug. 13, in the Persian (Arabian) Gulf.  Cmdr. Thomas F. Foster, from New Castle, Del., relieved Cmdr. Peter M. Collins, from Portland, Ore., as commanding officer of […]

  • 5 July 2011

      The commander of U.S. 6th Fleet visited guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) June 25 when the ship was anchored outside the Mahon Harbor in Menorca, Spain. Vice Adm. Harry B. Harris, commander, U.S. 6th Fleet, also participated in a wreath-laying memorial ceremony in Menorca June 26. After an office call, Cmdr. Sean Anderson, […]

  • 24 June 2014

    USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) hosted a visit from the command master chief (CMDCM) of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / U.S. 5th Fleet, June 17-19.   George H.W. Bush welcomed Command Master Chief Scott A. Fleming for a scheduled visit as part of a tour of the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group […]

  • 27 November 2014

    Capt. Timothy R. Trampenau transferred leadership of the guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) to Capt. Brian K. Sorenson during a change of command ceremony held aboard the ship in Norfolk, Nov. 25. Rear Adm. DeWolfe H. Miller III, commander, Carrier Strike Group Two, presided over the ceremony. During Trampenau’s tenure as commanding officer, the […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Seven Orca-class Patrol Craft Training (PCT) vessels recently conducted a formation exercise in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, near Victoria, British Columbia.   Vessels taking part included PCT Orca, Raven, Renard, Wolf, Grizzly, Cougar, and Caribou. The ORCA-class vessels operate year round in B.C. coastal waters and are frequent visitors in many of the […]