Full service in shipbuilding, fabrication, conversion and repair

For shipbuilding and repair, Irving Shipbuilding Inc. (ISI) has the expertise and experience to tackle your next project, on time and on budget. We also specialize in drill rig upgrades and conversion, offshore fabrication, and industrial manufacturing. Through our affiliate, Fleetway Inc., ISI provides an array of engineering services, facility services and project management expertise. From design to construction and through-life support, we can deliver all the technical services and industrial resources you need to meet your highest expectations. Our full-service solutions provide you with better value, higher quality and the reassurance that every detail is right. As a proud member of the J.D. Irving family of companies, we can leverage a network of companies to complete projects of any scope and complexity. Take advantage of the savings and synergies that come hand-in-hand with our purchasing power.

Irving Shipbuilding Inc. (ISI)- Your first call for east coast shipbuilding, conversion, fabrication and repair – (902-423-9271)

Irving Shipbuilding - Integrity, Customer Service and Pride propel every project we undertake.


Committed to integrity and excellence, Irving Shipbuilding Inc. (ISI) has been building quality vessels for more than 50 years. From design to construction and through-life support, ISI can deliver all the technical services and industrial resources you need to meet your highest expectations.

Ship Repair

Efficient and fast ship repair, refit and conversions

With Eastern Canada's most extensive array of docks, slipways, steel fabrication shops, outfit and machine shops and blast and paint operations, Irving Shipbuilding is well equipped to turn your next scheduled docking into a truly satisfying experience.


As a full-service solution provider, Irving Shipbuilding Inc. can provide you with an array of Engineering, In Service Support and Supply Support Services through our engineering arm, Fleetway Inc.

Offshore & Industrial Fabrication

Irving Shipbuilding has years of wide-ranging experience of on-time construction of high quality custom steel and alloy products for the offshore and industrial sectors of the economy

Rig Refit & Repair

Irving Shipbuilding's experienced project teams can provide a fast, safe and high quality upgrade or conversion to allow your rig to work in the most challenging offshore environments.

Project Management

Irving Shipbuilding’s (ISI) Project Management professionals will develop the best approach to successfully complete your project. Whether working in partnership with you, or managing the project for you, our experience and skills combine for cost-effective, flexible solutions that meet your objectives.