Davie will build a fleet of six Program Icebreakers which will help maintain year-round marine trade in Eastern Canada. The Program Icebreakers will be generational workhorses for the Canadian Coast Guard, supporting
year-round trade, national security and research in the Arctic.
Capable of maintaining 3 knots in 1.4 m of ice
Significant general and containerized cargo capacity
Able to operate and maintain one medium CCG helicopter
20,000 nautical mile range without refuelling at 12 knots
Accommodate more than 30 crew and program teams of 34
100-110 meters long; beam under 23.8 m for Great Lakes; draft 6-8 m