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Full-service solutions, on time and on budget.

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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Last Steel Truss Installed on Irving Shipbuilding’s New Production Building

Halifax, NS, August 6, 2014: Representatives from Irving Shipbuilding, Walters Steel, Ironworkers Local 752, Hatch Mott MacDonald, EllisDon, and Irving Equipment gathered on August 6, 2014 to celebrate the installation of the last steel truss on Irving Shipbuilding’s new Production Building, under construction at Halifax Shipyard and where Canada’s new naval combat ships will be built starting in 2015. Please click here for more information.

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Irving Shipbuilding Awards Student Scholarships

Halifax, NS, July 11, 2014: Cody McGregor, son of Rodney McGregor, Halifax Shipyard Machinist, and Lydia Hayward, daughter of Jonathan Smith, Halifax Shipyard Welder, were the first two recipients of the Irving Shipbuilding Scholarships.  Kevin McCoy, President of Irving Shipbuilding, presented the $1,000 post-secondary scholarships at the company’s quarterly employee information meetings. Please click here for more information.


Irving Shipbuilding Welcomes Mi’kmaq Tradesmen to Halifax Shipyard as part of Siding Contract with Flynn Canada Ltd.
Working Model with Aboriginal Groups Shows Signs of Success in Matching Skills to Opportunities

Halifax, NS, July 3, 2014:  Today Irving Shipbuilding officially welcomed four Mi’kmaq tradesmen to Halifax Shipyard as part of the contract awarded to Flynn Canada Ltd. for siding, cladding and roofing of its new shipbuilding facilities underway.  This marks an important step forward in the collaboration with Aboriginal communities to identify needs, build skills and capacity, and match those skills to the needs of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS), as well as spin-off industries and opportunities with subcontractors on other projects. Please click here for more information.


 Aboriginal Blessing of CCGS M Charles M.B: Mid-Shore Patrol Vessel accepted by the Canadian Coast Guard Fleet

Halifax, NS, June 20, 2014: The honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced June 19, 2014 the acceptance of the eighth Canadian Coast Guard’s new Hero Class vessel, the CCGS M. Charles M.B. Please click here for more information.









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