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  • 16 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Canada’s Irving Shipbuilding is investing in marine innovation and commercialization in Nova Scotia and across Canada. The company announced on Thursday it is funding $4.52 million in the newly established Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE), an ocean innovation centre to be located on the waterfront in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. At COVE, ocean science research, start-ups, R&D-intensive […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Last steel truss has been installed on Irving Shipbuilding’s new production building that will be used to construct Canada’s new naval combat ships starting in 2015.   Representatives from Irving Shipbuilding, Walters Steel, Ironworkers Local 752, Hatch Mott MacDonald, EllisDon, and Irving Equipment gathered on August 6, 2014 to celebrate the installation of the last steel truss […]

  • 24 October 2011
    Industry news

    Irving Shipbuilding celebrated its successful selection to negotiate the right to build Canada’s future combat fleet under the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS). The company gathered late in the day to recognize its employees, community and government partners, and Canadians from coast to coast to coast for the outstanding support of Nova Scotia as a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Industry news

    On April 28th Fleetway and Irving Shipbuilding announced a $15 million contract to Halifax-based company Bluedrop Training & Simulation for the design of the training and simulation software for the Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) vessels under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy. To date, over $1 billion in AOPS contracts have been delivered to over 190 […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Irving Shipbuilding Inc. ordered Integrated Platform Management System for Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) new Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS). The Shipyard hired L-3 MAPPS to provide the system. L-3 MAPPS is one of AOPS Prime Contractor Irving Shipbuilding’s Tier 1 suppliers for delivering the AOPS vessels as part of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS). Under this contract, L-3 MAPPS […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Canadian government has started one of the country’s largest and most complex procurement projects by announcing the start of a design competition for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) fleet. Irving Shipbuilding, the prime contractor for the project, released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for pre-qualified companies. As it was announced earlier in the year, the future combatants will be […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    Canada’s defense minister has announced that the government will fund the construction of a sixth Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship for the Royal Canadian Navy. The announcement was made at Irving Shipbuilding’s Halifax, Nova-Scotia, shipyard on Friday. “A sixth patrol ship will greatly increase the capacity of the Royal Canadian Navy to deploy AOPS simultaneously, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Industry news, Vessels

    Nova Scotia-based ABCO Industries has completed sea trials for the Royal Canadian Navy’s 12-meter landing craft in the summer of 2019 and delivered the first vessel in October 2019. They will supply these support boats for each of the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) currently under construction at Halifax Shipyard. The landing craft will […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 530 potential suppliers from across Canada gathered in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 for Irving Shipbuilding’s AOPS Supplier Development Session. Invitations were sent to the almost 2,000 companies included on Irving Shipbuilding’s online supplier registry with the goal of ensuring potential suppliers were informed of business opportunities within the Arctic […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Canadian government and Irving Shipbuilding announced they are extending the submission deadline by which interested shipbuilders are to submit their design bids for the Canadian Surface Combatant fleet. This is the third time the request for proposal deadline is being postponed; this time to November 30, 2017. The original deadline was set for April 27, […]

  • 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, […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, yesterday welcomed the signing of a preliminary contract with Irving Shipbuilding Inc. as part of the Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) project being implemented under the National […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Industry news, Vessels

    Montreal-based CAE announced it has received a contract from Lockheed Martin to begin work on the design phase of the Royal Canadian Navy’s Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) ship program. During the design phase over the next several years, CAE will support combat systems training needs analysis and training media analysis that will contribute to the […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigates will be maintained by three different shipyards following a government contract announcement on Thursday. The contract was held by Irving Shipbuilding since 2011 but the company will now have to share work on the frigates with Chantier Davie Canada Inc. and Seaspan Victoria Shipyards. The combined value of the three contracts […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax-class frigate HMCS Toronto was the last ship in the class to finish her modernization refit thereby marking the completion of Canada’s Halifax-class modernization/frigate life extension (HCM/FELEX) project. The $4.3 billion undertaking will allow the 12 Halifax-class frigates to serve the Canadian Navy until the early-to-mid-2030s. HMCS Toronto was the seventh and final frigate […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Canadian government has initiated a process to add a third shipyard as a strategic partner under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) to build new icebreakers for the Coast Guard. A total of six icebreakers are to be built by this shipyard, officials announced last week. Through an “invitation to qualify”, the government would establish […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The ship’s company of the Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Halifax marched to Halifax Shipyard on September 27 to accept their frigate after a docking work period (DWP). HMCS Halifax entered the graving dock at Halifax Shipyard on October 20, 2016, for routine maintenance and upgrades to ensure the longevity of the vessel. According to Irving Shipbuilding, […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Equipment & technology

    OSI Maritime Systems Ltd. (OSI) signed a contract with Lockheed Martin Canada to build, deliver and support the installation of the Integrated Navigation and Bridge Systems (INBS) for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) new class of Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) to be built at the Halifax Shipyard. This implementation phase contract is being awarded […]