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Irving Shipbuilding Inc. (ISI) provides shipbuilding and repair, drill rig construction and conversion, offshore fabrication, industrial manufacturing, engineering, supply chain management and quality and technical services.

From plans to delivery to a final product, ISI is your one stop solution.


facilities_home-pg ISI’s five facilities can provide you with one of the most exceptional combinations of shipbuilding, offshore fabrication, ship repair and engineering services in North America.

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CareersWhy work with Irving Shipbuilding Inc. (ISI)? You can have a dynamic, diverse, family-career and be part of the J.D. Irving, Limited family of companies, dedicated to your success, health and wellness and safety.

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Government of Canada & Irving Shipbuilding Mark Signing of $2.3B AOPS Build Contract

Halifax, NS, January 23, 2015:  Today the Government of Canada joined Irving Shipbuilding and its employees to celebrate the signing of the $2.3B Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) Build Contract at Halifax Shipyard.  The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada and the Honourable Peter MacKay, Attorney General and Minister of Justice of Canada and Minister Responsible for Nova Scotia participated with Irving Shipbuilding as well as provincial, municipal and community leaders in an event to celebrate the official start of the construction phase for the first set of new navy combat ships to be built right here in Nova Scotia.

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Irving Shipbuilding delivers final MSPV, looks forward to many more ships starting in 2015

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Halifax, NS, October 15, 2014: Irving Shipbuilding President Kevin McCoy, Attorney General and Justice Minister Peter MacKay, and Ed Hatch, Vice President Unifor Marine Workers Federation Local #1 join Sally Goddard, mother of Captain Nichola Goddard, after whom the 9th and final Hero-Class Mid-Shore Patrol Ship is named.  The CCGS Captain Goddard M.S.M was officially accepted into the Canadian Coast Guard fleet Wednesday, Oct. 15th. Please click here for more information.


New Facility Cranes to Build New Naval Ships Arrive at Irving Shipbuilding

Halifax, NS, October 14, 2014:The very first vessel to arrive at the recently refurbished Port of Halifax Richmond Multipurpose Terminal on Tuesday, Oct. 14th was carrying two new cranes for use inside the Ultra Hall Production Building under construction at Halifax Shipyard.  These bridge cranes, which will each lift up to 200t, are part of Irving Shipbuilding’s $300M plus investment to prepare to build Canada’s new Naval combat vessels starting in September 2015. Please click here for more information.












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