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Government provides life extension services contracts for Coast Guard’s fleet

Maryam Farag   

Operations Transportation & Logistics canada Coast Guard contracts fleet lifeboats services vessel

The Government of Canada has awarded four contracts, totalling $77,122,237.65, to perform vessel life extension work on the Coast Guard’s fleet of 36 motorized lifeboats.

The contracts were awarded to four companies located in regions where the Coast Guard has motorized lifeboats, including:

  • Ocean Pacific Marine, of Campbell River, British Columbia
  • Hike Metal Products Ltd., of Wheatley, Ontario
  • Industries Ocean Inc., of Saint-Bernard-sur-Mer, Quebec
  • ABCO Industries Inc., of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

The Coast Guard uses these motorized lifeboats to respond to marine distress calls.

“Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy continues to deliver world-class vessels and equipment for our Coast Guard, while supporting good, skilled jobs in Canadian shipyards right across the country.” said Joyce Murray, Minister, Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard.

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