Over 680 Register for Irving Shipbuilding’s Industry Day for Potential CSC Suppliers

April 21, 2021 – All 10 Provinces and one Territory were represented among the 680+ participants in Irving Shipbuilding’s virtual Industry Day, held today for potential suppliers to the Canadian Surface Combatants (CSC). The session included an overview of the CSC program, supplier opportunities, a question-and-answer session and a discussion of next steps. “Our focus is on increasing the awareness…

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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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Irving Shipbuilding Announces New President

February 5, 2021 – Irving Shipbuilding today announced the appointment of a new President and the retirement of Kevin McCoy who will return to his family in Maine in April 2021. “Kevin McCoy has been President of Irving Shipbuilding since August 2013 and has done a great job building the organization from the early days of the National Shipbuilding Strategy,…

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Major milestones for future HMCS Margaret Brooke with first fuel and radar installation

September 15, 2020 – Two major construction milestones for the future HMCS Margaret Brooke at Halifax Shipyard, as the vessel took on first fuel and also completed installation of the Surveillance and IFF Radar Antenna. The forward gun was also mounted this past week. It appears the fire control is not being fitted to the AOPS, reminiscent of the Bofors…

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