WATCH: Launch of First LNG-Powered Ferry Built in North America

  Last week we heard about the commissioning of the first LNG-powered ferry in North America, the F.-A.-Gauthier. Today we have time-lapse video of the launch of the first dual-fuel LNG ferry to be built in North America, now known as Hull 723. Like F.-A.-Gauthier, Hull 723 is also being built for the Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ) and is one of two … [Read more...]

Chantier Davie Delivers Canada’s Biggest Ship in 25 Years

Canada's biggest shipbuilder, Chantier Davie Canada Inc. announced the delivery today of the Cecon Pride, a 130-meter-long 28 meter wide, DP3-equipped multi-purpose offshore construction vessel.   This ship is also the biggest vessel built in Canada in 25 years and the most complex commercial vessel ever built in a North American shipyard according to Davie's CEO, Alan … [Read more...]

Irving Shipbuilding Sues Davie

Halifax, Canada-based Irving Shipbuilding Inc. has added Davie Shipyard, the largest shipyard in Canada, to its lawsuit over the alleged mishandling of confidential material by former Irving employee, Jared Newcombe. Newcombe is now Davie's Chief Operating Officer. In Irving Shipbuilding's (ISI) initial lawsuit last year, they allege that before Newcombe left Irving, he … [Read more...]