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APR 25, 2022

Davie joins new green innovation ecosystem in Quebec

Lévis, Québec, Canada – April 25, 2022 – Davie Shipbuilding (Davie) announced today that it is now a member of the Centre for Innovation, Industrialisation and Inclusion of Alternative Energies and Green Metallurgy (Ci3EM). Ci3EM is a Québec-based innovation ecosystem established to promote and accelerate innovative projects in the field of green metallurgy and alternative energy. Ci3EM will directly...

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APR 9, 2022

CANADA’S LARGEST ICEBREAKER ARRIVES AT DAVIE FOR MAJOR REFIT WORK

Lévis, Québec, Canada – April 9, 2022 Davie Shipbuilding today welcomed the arrival of the CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent, Canada’s largest icebreaker. The CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent, which has provided vital icebreaking capabilities to the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) for over 50 years, will undergo major Vessel Life Extension (VLE) refit work for three months before re-entering service. This...

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MAR 25, 2022

Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker CCGS Vincent Massey leaves Davie drydock

LÉVIS, QC, March 25, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ - Davie Shipbuilding announced that CCGS Vincent Massey was floated out of the Champlain drydock today, representing another major milestone towards the commissioning of this medium class icebreaker (MIB) by Davie for the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG). The final phase of the conversion work on CCGS Vincent Massey will be completed whilst alongside...

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DEC 14, 2021

Davie to create Montreal-based division to invest in Canadian firms and innovation

“Davie Capital” will manage major investments across Canada Focus on Davie’s National Shipbuilding Strategy commitments Division will be based in Montréal with a Canada-wide focus LÉVIS, QC, Dec. 14, 2021 / – Davie Shipbuilding today announced that it will create an investment division called “Davie Capital” in Q1 2022. Davie Capital will be based at the 1250 Rene-Levesque building...

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DEC 13, 2021

Davie Appoints Public Affairs Vice-President

Davie Shipbuilding today announced the appointment of Denis Boucher as Vice President Public Affairs and Strategic Relationships, with a primary focus on Québec. Mr Boucher will join the Davie executive team and lead government and public affairs with a strong focus on developing key relationships and partnerships to support Davie’s strategic priorities and long-term vision. He will also be...

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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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