Davie, Canada in talks to add more icebreakers

Davie, Canada in talks to add more icebreakers

(OTTAWA, Ontario) — The government of Canada has announced that it will begin negotiations with Chantier Davie of Levis, Quebec, toward an umbrella agreement to become the third strategic partner under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). Pending successful negotiations, an agreement is expected to be in place by the end of 2022. The NSS is a long-term, multibillion-dollar program to…
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Polar Star back in dry dock after Antarctic duty

Polar Star back in dry dock after Antarctic duty

(ALAMEDA, Calif.) — The 140-member crew of U.S. Coast Guard cutter Polar Star (WAGB 10) returned to the United States and entered dry dock Friday after completing a 147-day deployment in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program and national interests in Antarctica and the Southern Hemisphere. Polar Star’s crew departed their Seattle home port on Nov. 13 for the cutter’s…
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