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  • All Systems Go: Like Clockwork, the Resolve-Class Naval Support Ship is Launched
    OCT 16, 2017
    Québec City, Monday October 16th 2017: Davie Shipbuilding today announced that during the weekend it launched the largest naval vessel ever to be delivered from a Canadian shipyard – on time, to budget and at an internationally competitive cost. Commissioning of all onboard systems began in early September and on the 16th November 2017, the ship will perform its sea-trials prior to achieving Full Operational Capability (FOC). During the sea-trials – overseen by Lloyds Register – the ship’s safety, quality, systems and...
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  • DAVIE CEMENTS ITS PLACE AS CANADA’S CENTRE-OF-EXCELLENCE FOR FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHIP REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE WITH NEW $14M CONTRACT FROM THE CANADIAN COAST GUARD
    JAN 17, 2017
    Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 – Lévis, Quebec: Today, Canada’s largest, highest capacity and most experienced shipyard announced the signing of a new $14m contract for the upgrade and refit of Canada’s heaviest icebreaker – CCGS Louis St Laurent. This new program will mark the return of the CCGS Louis St Laurent to Davie in February 2017. This contract represents the fifth Canadian Coast Guard refit and upgrade program for Davie since the shipyard was restarted under new ownership and...
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  • DAVIE IS THE FIRST CANADIAN SHIPYARD TO OBTAIN ISO 14001:2015 CERTIFICATION
    DEC 5, 2016
    Monday, December 5th, 2016 – Lévis, Quebec: A few weeks after becoming the first shipyard in Canada to earn the ISO 9001:2015 certification, Davie Shipbuilding succeeded in meeting the latest globally-recognised environmental standards. Davie Shipbuilding, the largest shipbuilder in Canada with its extensive production capacity, has successfully implemented an environmental management system based on ISO 14001:2015, thereby promoting environmental stewardship at all levels. Jared Newcombe, Chief Executive Officer noted “Davie has a history of rising to the challenge. Regulatory...
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  • Lindsey Kettel, Vice-présidente des processus opérationnels chez Chantier Davie Canada Inc.DAVIE PRESENTS ITS CUTTING EDGE SYSTEMS TO GLOBAL SHIPBUILDERS AT THE AVEVA WORLD SUMMIT IN NEW ORLEANS, USA
    NOV 11, 2016
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  • DAVIE: A CATALYST FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH WITHIN THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC AND CANADA
    NOV 7, 2016
    Monday, November 7th, 2016 – Lévis, Quebec: Davie Shipbuilding – Canada’s largest and highest capacity shipbuilder – today released key economic data on its contribution to the provincial and Canadian economy. In the context of recent major shipbuilding programs, Davie Shipbuilding commissioned Toronto-based supply chain experts, OMX, to assess the impact the company has on the local economy as well as assist it in reaching more local and Canadian suppliers. Jared Newcombe, CEO of Davie commented “These statistics reflect...
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  • ThumbnailHumanitarian
    Canada’s New Naval Support Ship

    Canada’s new Naval Support Ship is the largest naval ship ever delivered from a Canadian shipyard. It is equally suited to NATO combat operations as it is to delivering vital supplies and services in humanitarian operations.
  • ThumbnailLNG Ferries
    Davie, the largest shipyard in Canada, is now building two LNG ferries for the Société des traversiers du Quebec. These prototypes will be the first LNG-supplied ferries ever built in North America.
    Furthermore, these vessels incorporate the most recent technologies thus making it possible to be operated all year long, despite the ice. The Davie workers are extremely proud of this ambitious project.
  • ThumbnailCanada’s Next Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment Ship – Episode 2
    The second installment of the documentary following the build of Canada's new Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment Ship. Episode 2 follows the journey of Davie, its workers and partners from May to November 2016 as they build the largest ship that will operate in the Royal Canadian Navy fleet.
  • ThumbnailSteel Cutting Ceremony – Resolve-Class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment Ship
    For those who missed it, here are the speeches from the steel cutting ceremony for the first Resolve-Class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment ship at Davie Shipbuilding
  • ThumbnailCanada’s Next Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment Ship – Episode 1
    The first in a multi-episode series about Canada's next Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment Ship which is being built at Davie, Canada's largest and highest capacity shipbuilder. Owned by Federal Fleet Services Inc., m/v Asterix will be provided to the Royal Canadian Navy under a full provision of services agreement which includes the entire marine operations management of the ship. This is Project Resolve.

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