Media Advisory: Seaspan hosts Industry Day in Vancouver

22 September 2015

Seaspan invites media to attend an industry day to update current and potential partners and suppliers on Seaspan’s progress on the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy in general, and to provide information on opportunities for suppliers to deliver the products, systems and services required for the construction of these vessels.

L-3 MAPPS awarded subcontract for RCN AOPS project

18 September 2015

L-3 MAPPS has announced that it has been awarded the Implementation Subcontract by Irving Shipbuilding Inc. for the supply of the Integrated Platform Management System for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) new class of Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS).

Seaspan selects new senior leaders for its executive team

12 September 2015

Seaspan has selected new senior leaders to its Corporate Executive Team, announcing the appointments of Paul Thomas as Vice President, Engineering (Vancouver Shipyards); Matt Boydston as Vice President, Finance (Seaspan Shipyards); and Billy Garton as General Counsel (Seaspan ULC).

Seaspan hosts Atlantic Canada Industry Day

11 September 2015

More than 100 people representing over 65 companies attended Seaspan Shipyards’ Atlantic Canada Industry Day hosted in Halifax on September 8. During the session, attendees received an update on Seaspan’s progress on its National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy Non-Combat package of vessels, and specifically, its work on the Joint Support Ship project and associated supply chain opportunities.

Rheinmetall at DSEI 2015: HEL-lights in London

10 September 2015

During the DSEI defence show in London, Sept. 15-18, Rheinmetall’s high technology group will for the first time showcase its air defence High Energy Laser (HEL) effectors, capable of engaging low, slow, small (LSS) threats. The German defence contractor will also be showing an HEL effector for maritime applications for the first time.

DEFSEC Atlantic 2015

9 September 2015

This year's DEFSEC Atlantic features panel discussions on relevant subjects such as: Defence Procurement, Canada's Arctic Development, Industrial and Technological Benefits and why Aboriginal Engagement Makes Good Business Sense.

DCNS floats the sixth FREMM frigate

3 September 2015

DCNS has floated the French Navy’s FREMM multi-mission frigate, named Auvergne, in Lorient. The achievement took place on 2 September 2015 and marks an important step in the construction of the most modern frontline ship of the 21st century.

Rheinmetall to supply Kuwait

26 August 2015

The Emirate of Kuwait has contracted Rheinmetall to supply it with 12 state-of-the-art armoured NBC reconnaissance vehicles, the 2 NBC-RS “Spürfuchs”.

SM-6 program ramps up production

24 August 2015

Raytheon Company's Standard Missile-6 program has moved from low-rate to full-rate production.

Lockheed Martin Canada wins AOPS contract

24 August 2015

Lockheed Martin Canada awarded of the implementation subcontract for the RCN’s new class of Patrol Ships by Irving Shipbuilding.