Shipyards

CCGS John Cabot joins Canadian Coast Guard fleet

CCGS John Cabot during sea trials. Seaspan Shipyards picture VICTORIA, BC – Today, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, along with Mario Pelletier, Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard, welcomed the newly-built Canadian Coast Guard Ship (CGGS) John Cabot, to the Coast Guard fleet. The delivery of this third and …

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Canadian shipyard group assails coast guard planned offshore vessel purchase

Colin Cooke, president CMISA  OTTAWA – The Canadian Marine Industry and Shipbuilding Association (CMISA), representing marine suppliers and shipyards from all across Canada, today voiced a strong objection to the current Request for Proposal (RFP) published for the Canadian Coast Guard. The CGC is again purchasing a used ship from offshore, instead of building this ship right here at …

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Croatian shipyard delivers vessel to Algoma Central Corporation after a long delay

ZAGREB (Croatia) – Croatia’s 3. Maj shipyard said today that it delivered a self-unloading bulk carrier to Canadian marine transportation services provider Algoma Central Corporation, reported SeeNews. The vessel is 198.3 metres long, 23.8 metres wide, can carry up to 31,132 tonnes of cargo, and has an engine output of 7,100 kW, 3. Maj said in a filing to …

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Heddle Shipyards wins another Coast Guard refit contract

CCGS Griffon; Photo CCG Following an open and competitive process, Public Services and Procurement Canada, on behalf of the Canadian Coast Guard, has awarded a contract of $4 million to Heddle Shipyards in Hamilton, Ontario, for refit work on the Canadian Coast Guard Ship (CCGS) Griffon. The CCGS Griffon is a high-endurance multi-tasked vessel that performs light icebreaking …

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