Disturbing Trend of CO Sackings Still Going On

Statement by the Commander of Canadian Fleet Pacific apparently written in Ottawa June 30, 2022 – “Today, Commodore (Cmdre) David Mazur, Commander Canadian Fleet Pacific, has relieved Lieutenant-Commander (LCdr) David Dallin, the Commanding Officer of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Regina of his duties. The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has lost confidence in LCdr Dallin’s judgment as a result of…

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Training Begins on Sea to Shore Connector for New AORs

On April 8, 2022 the first of four Sea to Shore Connector systems completed final sea trials after being delivered to the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) in Esquimalt. While the final trials took place, the first initial cadre training class of 16 RCN sailors received both classroom and hands on experience assembling and driving the system around Esquimalt. The Sea…

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Diver Commended for Saving Partner’s Life

By Peter Mallett A ship’s diving officer has been recognized with a prestigious Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) Commendation for saving the life of a shipmate. Sub-Lieutenant Travis Verbeek and his diving partner were conducting underwater salvage operations on October 2, 2019 in Esquimalt. They were diving to depths of 15 meters to move underwater welding tables to a…

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HMCS Winnipeg Completes Indo-Pacific Deployment

HMCS Winnipeg returned to Esquimalt December 16th after a four-month deployment to the Indo-Pacific region. During Winnipeg’s deployment, approximately one and a half months was dedicated to Operation NEON, Canada’s contribution to the coordinated multinational effort to support the implementation of United Nations Security Council sanctions imposed against North Korea. Winnipeg’s deployment demonstrates Canada’s continued commitment to work with like-minded…

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South Korean Navy Training Cruise Coming to Esquimalt

Sorry for poor translation The Navy is on October 22 in the morning of October, the naval jeju base, the naval operation commander of the naval operation commander of the naval operation of the naval operation of the naval cruising training ′′ I held a hwansongsig-eul!! The cruising training flyer that finished the hwansongsig-eul is going to be in the…

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Seaspan Shipyard Celebrates 10th Anniversary of NSS/NSPS

Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) is proudly celebrating ten years of building ships for Canada under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) and National Shipbuilding and Procurement Strategy (NSPS). On this day in 2011, Seaspan was selected as Canada’s long-term strategic shipbuilding partner to construct large, non-combat vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy. As a result of the NSS…

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Babcock Announces Extension to Victoria Class In-Service Support Contract

Babcock Canada is pleased to announce that the Government of Canada has opted to exercise two one-year contract extension options to the existing Victoria In-Service Support Contract (VISSC). Originally awarded in 2008, exercising the options will see VISSC extended to June 2023. VISSC is one of the largest naval in-service support contracts in Canada and includes project management, technology integration,…

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Esquimalt Remediation Project Reaches Major Milestone

December 9, 2020 – After months of hard work, the $162.5 million-Esquimalt Harbor Remediation Project reached a major milestone earlier this summer with the completion of remediation at the Y-Jetty & Lang Cove site. Beginning in January 2019, the Y-Jetty & Lang Cove Remediation Project focused on addressing contamination that had accumulated in the harbor seabed after almost 200 years…

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