Welcome to our third newsletter, and we are so pleased to launch our Job Board. Please follow up with us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions at all about posting. It’s a very busy time for our sector so please be sure to go through the procurement notices in our Resources Section for business opportunities. And note that on March 3rd, together with the Canadian Ferry Association, we are hosting a Member-only event on Gaining Access to the Canadian Ferries Market, which will be of interest to many of you. See the details in the link below.
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Location of ferry construction on waterfront approved despite reservations and concerns
THE NELSON DAILY
Environmental concern from elements of city council was not enough to block approval of a temporary use permit for the construction of the latest ferry for Kootenay Lake.
Official Keel Laying Ceremony at Halifax Shipyard for the Future HMCS William Hall, Canada’s Fourth Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Feb. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today at Halifax Shipyard, Irving Shipbuilding Inc. officially laid the keel for the future HMCS William Hall, Hull Number 433 and Canada’s fourth Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS).
Vision Marine Makes Electric-Powered Boats, Rides Wave Of Renewed Boating Interest
Not all boats make noise, or even waves. Like electronic cars, they are quieter and cleaner than their traditional gas- and diesel-powered counterparts
Seaspan Shipyards Wins Contract To Build Oceanographic Vessel For Canadian Coast Guard
Through the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS), the Government of Canada is committed to providing members of the Canadian Coast Guard with the modern vessels they need to safely and effectively do their important work on behalf of all Canadians while delivering important economic benefits to the regions of the country.
Ultra To Provide Hull-Mounted Sonar For Canadian Surface Combatant
Ultra is delighted to announce a contract award to commence work on the S2150-C Hull-Mounted Sonar (HMS) system for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program.
This award comes soon after Ultra’s recent award of a contract to provide the CSC Variable Depth Sonar (VDS). These subcontracts move the development of CSC’s anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability from the program definition phase into the substantive manufacture and delivery of the vessels’ suite of sonars.
New projects approved to address abandoned boats across Canada
OTTAWA – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, announced today the most recent initiatives to receive funding for the assessment, removal and disposal of abandoned boats in Canadian waters. Under the Abandoned Boats Program, $1,692,079 is being provided to assess 44 boat removal projects in British Columbia and Newfoundland and Labrador, and to remove 51 abandoned boats in British Columbia and Nova Scotia.
Groupe Océan rafraîchira le NM Joseph-Savard
LE JOURNAL DE QUEBEC
Groupe Océan obtient le plus gros contrat de son histoire pour la modernisation d’un traversier. Le chantier maritime de Québec sera responsable de refaire une beauté au NM Joseph-Savard, un navire de la Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ).
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Build and maintain ships for Canada and for the private sector (Build & Maintain)
Support business opportunities for our marine industry members (Support)
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