General Electric : Two New AOPS Milestones for the RCN

The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has achieved two new milestones in 2021 in meeting its mission to defend Canada’s interests at home and abroad, in all three oceans that border Canada. On June 26th HMCS Harry DeWolf was commissioned into service with the RCN, and during July 2021, the second of Canada’s AOPS, the future HMCS Margaret Brooke, was delivered…

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HMCS Harry DeWolf Commissioned

June 26, 2021 – The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has officially welcomed into service the first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Harry DeWolf, with the time-honored tradition of a Commissioning Ceremony. This significant occasion represents a great achievement for the Canadian shipbuilding industry and for the RCN, with the first ship of the RCN’s future…

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Irving Begins Production of Fifth AOPS

May 20, 2021 – Irving Shipbuilding Inc. has cut first steel for the future HMCS Frederick Rolette to officially begin production of Canada’s fifth Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) built under the National Shipbuilding Strategy. Construction of Canada’s future combat fleet begins at Irving Shipbuilding’s Marine Fabricators facility in Dartmouth, where 32 people are involved in the computerized plasma…

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Rosborough Launches Composite Manufacturing Division

April 22, 2021 – Rosborough Boats is expanding its product and service offerings to provide complete design, tooling and build of custom and production Composite Components for the Defence, Aerospace and Ocean Tech industries. In 2018 Rosborough re-opened its Composites Manufacturing facility on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia as a result of the contract awarded by Irving Shipbuilding Inc…

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Keel Laid for Future HMCS William Hall

February 18, 2021 – 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). The keel laying ceremony is a centuries old tradition that marks the formal start of a ship’s construction. Today’s ceremony included the tradition of the welding of…

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HMCS Max Bernays: First Mega Blocks Unite

The first two mega-blocks for the future HMCS Max Bernays were safely and successfully transferred from the Halifax Shipyard Assembly Hall to land level dockside in preparation for final assembly and launch later this year as part of Canada’s combat ship package under the National Shipbuilding Strategy. Halifax Shipyard is the most modern and largest indoor shipbuilding facility in North…

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