Shipbuilding Association of Canada reacts to today’s CBC article: Implores the government to sign the Davie supply ship contract without further delay

The Micoperi Pride in action

Great feat of technology and know-how. Congratulations to Davie shipyard workers for this fantastic construction.

NavSea PEO and Team Present – Cost Capability Trade-offs

This exclusive event brings together key program officers from the RCN, ADM Mat and NavSea in an informal setting that will provide an extraordinary opportunity for attendees to network and share ideas and challenges with this strategic group.


Date:  APRIL 29, 2015

Time: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm



Time          Speaker

08:00     –  Vanguard – Registration & Breakfast

08:45   –   Mme Louise Mercier – Welcome

08:50     –  Vice Admiral (ret’d) Peter Cairns – Opening Remarks

09:15      –   Glen Sturtevant, PEO Ships Director for Science and Technology 

                  –   Technologies for Affordable and Capable USN Ships

Flexible Ships: Affordable Relevance Over the Full Ship Life Cycle

Energy Efficient Technologies

Technologies for Sustained Arctic Operations

National Shipbuilding Research Program

09:45     –  Coffee Break

10:15     –  Commodore Marcel Halle, DGMPEM –Ship Design for Supportability

10:45     –  Captain Mark Vandroff, Program manager, DDG 51 Shipbuilding


                  – Overview of PEO Ships Acquisition Programs:

The density-shipbuilding & ship sustainment cost relationship

Shipbuilding affordability

The challenges of integrating complex systems into ships during construction

11:45     –   Networking Reception

12:30    –   Lunch

13:15      –   Vice-Admiral Mark A. G. Norman, Commander of the Royal Canadian 

                      Navy – Luncheon Key Note Address

14:00     –    Conclusion

To register and learn more about this event, visit

The Shipbuilding Association of Canada in collaboration with Vanguard are looking to create meaningful dialogue on emerging technology in shipbuilding.  This event will provide an interactive forum for key players within the shipbuilding industry, Navy, Canadian Coast Guard and other interested maritime stakeholders.  Discussions will raise trends and emerging technologies and how Canada can best leverage these opportunities.

Team Canada – Supplier Briefing

Team Canada – Supplier Briefing

The New Zealand Ministry of Defence

Maritime Sustainment Capability

Venue:          Westin Ottawa
Date:              Wednesday 1st April 2015, 0900-1300

Maritime Sustainment Capability

The New Zealand Ministry of Defence has issued a Request for Tenders for the provision of a Maritime Sustainment Capability. The requirement for the naval auxiliary / supply vessel involves the provision of a ship which can perform a wide range of primary and secondary functions including:

  • Liquid and Solid Replenishment At Sea (RAS)
  • Fleet Aviation Support
  • Medical Support
  • Humanitarian and Disaster Relief (HADR)
  • Command and Control

Team Canada bid

Davie, North America’s #1 Shipyard, together with its partners and the Canadian Commercial Corporation, is inviting suppliers to attend a Supplier Briefing as part of the Team Canada bid for the provision of a Maritime Sustainment Capability for the Royal New Zealand Navy.

Who should come?

Suppliers of marine, defence, aviation and medical related equipment, products and services.

Companies wishing to attend should register by contacting Audrey Bowes-Schmidt either by email or telephone: 

t:         +1 (613) 404-1914