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What we do

We build and sustain complex ships that enable our customers to protect national and economic security or fulfil acute business needs.

Our areas of focus


  • Defence and Government
  • Passenger
  • Commercial
  • Renewables

Products & services

Select programs

Strategic initiatives

  • National Shipbuilding Strategy
  • National Icebreaker Centre
  • Naval Centre of Excellence
  • Short Sea Mobility (Sustainable Passenger and Intermodal)
  • Turnkey solutions (Asterix)

Current orderbook

1. Customer needs

  • Early identification of trends and opportunities to help our customers
  • Deep understanding of what constitutes competitive, value adding products and services
  • Robust, trust-based collaboration with our customers

2. Contracting

  • Decades of knowledge of federal contracting process
  • Identifying risk with focus on creating value for our customer
  • Track record of delivering complex projects on time, to budget

3. Design & development

  • Deep engineering experience to create best-in-class, safe and upgradable products
  • Investment in latest technologies and capabilities
  • Canadian and international partnerships on design and other key capabilities

4. Manufacturing

  • Leverage Canada’s largest and highest capacity construction facility
  • Continuous investment in facility, equipment, new techniques
  • Focus on operational leadership – safety a key priority

5. Delivery & life cycle support

  • Responsiveness and proactivity to ensure efficient delivery
  • Track record of delivering complex projects on time, to budget
  • Proven pedigree in repair, refit, conversion, upgrading


Future programs

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