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JUL 17, 2018

Davie: The first North American shipbuilder to deliver an LNG-powered ferry

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Today Davie Shipbuilding, Canada’s largest shipyard, announced that it has delivered the first LNG-powered ferry to be built in North America. This pioneering ferry can be powered entirely by LNG, the cleanest fossil fuel known to mankind. Delivering this prototype has taken years of work by Davie, the designers and the classification society, who have had to develop construction...

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JAN 29, 2018

Asterix completes Royal Canadian Navy trials, achieves Full Operational Capability (FOC)

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Halifax, NS – Monday January 29th 2018:  Today, Davie Shipbuilding and Federal Fleet Services announced that following an intensive period of at-sea trials and testing, Asterix has been formally accepted by the Department of National Defence and has now entered full operational service with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). As planned, Asterix performed...

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DEC 26, 2017

THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY’S NEW MOTHERSHIP SAILS, ON TIME AND TO BUDGET

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Lévis, Quebec, 26 December 2017 – Davie Shipbuilding – Canada’s leading shipbuilder – today announced that it has completed the construction, commissioning and sea-trials of the first Resolve-Class Naval Support Ship, Asterix. The ship was delivered on time, to budget and most importantly, at an internationally competitive cost. The ship departed Québec City 23 December 2017 en-route to Canadian...

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OCT 16, 2017

All Systems Go: Like Clockwork, the Resolve-Class Naval Support Ship is Launched

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...

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JAN 17, 2017

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

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...

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DEC 5, 2016

DAVIE IS THE FIRST CANADIAN SHIPYARD TO OBTAIN ISO 14001:2015 CERTIFICATION

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...

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NOV 11, 2016

DAVIE PRESENTS ITS CUTTING EDGE SYSTEMS TO GLOBAL SHIPBUILDERS AT THE AVEVA WORLD SUMMIT IN NEW ORLEANS, USA

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Friday, November 11th, 2016 – Lévis, Quebec: Davie Shipbuilding, Canada’s largest and highest capacity shipbuilder, presented its new, cutting edge integrated information system and integrated shipbuilding methodology to global shipbuilders at the Aveva World Summit in New Orleans at the end of October. Lindsey Kettel, VP of Business Processes explained, “When the Inocea Group took over Davie, there were...

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NOV 7, 2016

DAVIE: A CATALYST FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH WITHIN THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC AND CANADA

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...

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OCT 7, 2016

DAVIE IS THE FIRST CANADIAN SHIPYARD TO OBTAIN ISO 9001:2015 CERTIFICATION

Friday, October 7th, 2016 – Lévis, Quebec: Davie, Canada’s largest shipbuilder, strengthens its leading position by obtaining the new ISO 9001:2015 certification. The first of any Canadian shipbuilder to do so. This certification, in addition to the new 5-year collective agreement, reinforces the stability of the organization and thereby contributes to its business growth in the coming years. Davie...

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JUL 22, 2016

DAVIE FORGES NEW 5-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH ITS LABOUR UNION FOR AN EVEN STRONGER BUSINESS IN THE YEARS AHEAD

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- New 5-year collective agreement signed with Davie union (part of the CSN) - North America’s No.1 Shipbuilder remains the most price competitive shipbuilder in Canada - Maintains Davie’s flexibility, manufacturing productivity and competitiveness - A united company and workforce with a shared goal, sharing in future success - Greater opportunities for the next generation of Quebec’s shipbuilders Friday...

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