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FEB 2, 2021

DAVIE POLAR ICEBREAKER PROGRAM CONFIRMS GE AS STRATEGIC PARTNER

• Canada’s Polar is the flagship of the National Icebreaker Centre • GE offers first-rate electrical propulsion and power systems • Davie is ready to begin work on Polar today and deliver ship early Lévis, Québec, Canada – February 2, 2021: Davie, Canada’s premier builder of Polar and ice-capable ships, today welcomed GE as a strategic partner in its...

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JAN 28, 2021

STRATEGIC PARTNERS CREATE CANADA’S MARITIME CYBER SECURITY CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

Polytechnique Montréal, Neptune Cyber and Davie join forces in the fast-growing area of maritime cyber security The R&D partnership aims to develop and create and commercialise innovative cyber security systems and products for critical maritime infrastructures This multi-year investment is being made under Canada’s Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) Policy  MONTRÉAL, Jan. 28, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ - Polytechnique Montréal, Neptune Cyber and Davie Shipbuilding, have today announced the...

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NOV 30, 2020

DAVIE POLAR ICEBREAKER PROGRAM CONFIRMS DESIGN AND ENGINEERING PARTNERS

• Canada’s Polar is the flagship of the National Icebreaker Centre • Vard is the designer of the urgently needed Polar Icebreaker • Serco supports engineering, project management and production • Davie ready to begin work today and deliver Polar to Canada early Lévis, Québec, Canada – November 30, 2020: Davie, Canada’s premier builder of Polar and ice-capable ships,...

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AUG 11, 2020

DAVIE MAKES HISTORY WITH RETURN OF ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY FRIGATES

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• HMCS St. John’s welcomed by naval and government leaders • Initial $500M contract to rise in value as new work added • Up to 400 well-paid jobs to be created at Davie Lévis, Québec, Canada – August 11, 2020: Davie, Canada’s largest, longest-established and highest capacity shipbuilder made history today with the official launch of the long-term naval...

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AUG 4, 2020

DAVIE CONFIRMS POLAR LEADERSHIP WITH ICEBREAKER CENTRE LAUNCH

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Davie creates Canada’s hub for polar technologies and Arctic expertise Under the NSS, Davie will deliver polar fleet to Canada ahead of schedule Davie only facility capable of starting work today on flagship Polar Icebreaker First ‘Davie Dialogue’ planned on Arctic’s future and role of icebreakers Lévis, Québec, Canada – August 4, 2020: Davie, Canada’s premier builder of polar...

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DEC 19, 2019

DAVIE TO BECOME STRATEGIC PARTNER UNDER THE NATIONAL SHIPBUILDING STRATEGY

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Lévis, Canada – On Thursday December 19 2019: Canada’s largest and highest capacity shipbuilder is proud to partner with the Government of Canada to build a new fleet of large ships as part of the National Shipbuilding Strategy. Alex Vicefield, Chairman of Davie Shipbuilding commented, “Today’s historic announcement marks the beginning of a multi-generational program which will span the...

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AUG 26, 2019

Asterix returns to Halifax after record 502-day deployment

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HALIFAX, AUGUST 22, 2019 — Asterix has today arrived home in Halifax after a 502-day deployment involving a wide range of international naval exercises, real world operations and diplomatic visits throughout the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Persian Gulf. Since Federal Fleet Service’s Combat Support Ship departed Halifax on the...

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MAR 16, 2019

The Federation of Chambers of Commerce of Quebec (FCCQ) unveiled the finalists of the 39th edition of Mercuriades, the most prestigious business contest in Quebec.

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We are extremely proud to announce that Chantier Davie is a finalist in two categories for Mercuriades 2019: • Innovative Manufacturers, Investissement Québec for the Asterix Supply Ship project. Category recognizing innovation, ambition, entrepreneurship and performance of Quebec businesses. • Succession, and Exceptional Woman, Énergie Valero for Lindsey Kettel, our Vice-President of Business Processes Award for exceptional women for...

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FEB 16, 2019

Owners of Davie Shipbuilding and Federal Fleet Services named as Canadian Defence Executives of the Year 2019

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Alex Vicefield and James Davies, the owners of Davie Shipbuilding and Federal Fleet Services have been named as Canadian Defence Executives of the Year 2019 by Canada’s leading defence journal, Canadian Defence Review. Click here for the full story: http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e2df8ac#/3e2df8ac/20

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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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