Tag Archives: Shipbuilding

Mark Collins – Seaspan at Work: RCN JSSs Still Sliding Right (CCG icebreaker not for now)

12 Dec

The story: Federal shipbuilding program suffers delays Reports reveal construction of supply ships, polar icebreak is behind schedule. The federal shipbuilding program has hit another setback, as g…

Source: Mark Collins – Seaspan at Work: RCN JSSs Still Sliding Right (CCG icebreaker not for now)

Mark Collins- RCN Canadian Surface Combatant, Irving, Intellectual Property…and Espionage (plus fighters and Trump)

5 Dec

Further to these posts, RCN Canadian Surface Combatant: Intellectual Property Brouhaha Irving Halifax Has Lead Evaluating RCN Canadian Surface Combatant Design/Weapons Systems Bids Irving Working w…

Source: Mark Collins- RCN Canadian Surface Combatant, Irving, Intellectual Property…and Espionage (plus fighters and Trump)

Mark Collins – Davie Québec Actually Going to Supply Some Icebreakers for Coast Guard?

18 Nov

Further to this post, Davie Québec Wants to Build Icebreaker for, Unload Other Vessels on, Canadian Coast Guard, Part 2 it now looks like the company (website here) has a real opening; Lord knows t…

Source: Mark Collins – Davie Québec Actually Going to Supply Some Icebreakers for Coast Guard?

Mark Collins – Irving Working with BAE Systems: Implications for RCN Canadian Surface Combatant?

15 Nov

Further to this post, RFP Finally Issued for RCN Canadian Surface Combatant: “eye-watering” Details Wanted there is something of a fishy smell to the collaboration below in terms of the CSC competi…

Source: Mark Collins – Irving Working with BAE Systems: Implications for RCN Canadian Surface Combatant?

Mark Collins – RFP Finally Issued for RCN Canadian Surface Combatant: “eye-watering” Details Wanted

28 Oct

Further to these posts, RCN’s Canadian Surface Combatant Will be Foreign Design [Nov. 2015, matter long settled–post lists competitors then] Irving Halifax Has Lead Evaluating RCN Canadian Su…

Source: Mark Collins – RFP Finally Issued for RCN Canadian Surface Combatant: “eye-watering” Details Wanted

Mark Collins – RCN, Canadian Coast Guard: Big Changes for Government’s Shipbuilding “Strategy”?

4 Oct

Further to this post and the comment, Davie Québec Wants to Build Icebreaker for, Unload Other Vessels on, Canadian Coast Guard, Part 2  some leaking is going on about what would be a major shake-u…

Source: Mark Collins – RCN, Canadian Coast Guard: Big Changes for Government’s Shipbuilding “Strategy”?

Mark Collins – Yes, Virginia, There is a Canadian “Cabinet Committee on Defence Procurement”

22 Aug

Further to this excerpt from an earlier post, … Sources said the file is currently in front of the cabinet “ad hoc” committee on defence procurement, which is chaired by Natural Resources Min…

Source: Mark Collins – Yes, Virginia, There is a Canadian “Cabinet Committee on Defence Procurement”

Mark Collins – Irving Halifax Has Lead Evaluating RCN Canadian Surface Combatant Design/Weapons Systems Bids

22 Aug

Further to these posts, RCN Canadian Surface Combatant: Exorcising the Curse of Irving RCN Canadian Surface Combatant Woes: Not Enough Dough Canadian Surface Combatant Procurement Process Re-Float:…

Source: Mark Collins – Irving Halifax Has Lead Evaluating RCN Canadian Surface Combatant Design/Weapons Systems Bids

Mark Collins – Canadian Coast Guard Going Down, Part 2

1 Jun

Further to this post, lets look at operational consequences of years of neglecting a core federal government function, via the CBC: Canadian at-sea patrols and inspections of foreign fishing vessel…

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Coast Guard Going Down, Part 2

Mark Collins – Big French Sub Win in Australia: Japan, Germany Lose

26 Apr

Further to this post last August, Canberra/Tokyo U-Boat Axis=Poor Procurement? (Washington in background) France’s DCNS in fact takes the prize: French Design Wins Australia’s Next Generation…

Source: Mark Collins – Big French Sub Win in Australia: Japan, Germany Lose