Hawboldt - Deck Equipment, Mid-Shore Patrol Vessels
Chester, Nova Scotia - Hawboldt Industries Ltd. is pleased to announce that have been chosen as a preferred supplier for various deck equipment as part of the $194 million contract for nine new mid-shore patrol vessels awarded to Irving Shipbuilding Inc., based in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 2009. Construction is ongoing on the vessels and all nine vessels will be delivered by 2013.
Hawboldt Industries is supplying nine sets of custom designed anchor windlasses, capstans, towline reels, bow thrusters and hydraulic systems as well as the electrical control system. Also included is installation support and final commissioning of each system. The vessels will replace existing vessels nearing the end of their life expectancies. Five of the vessels will be used primarily to support Department of Fisheries and Oceans conservation and protection programs in the Maritimes, Quebec and Pacific Regions. The other four vessels will be used in a joint program with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to enhance the maritime security along the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway system. As the supplier to over 30 different Coast Guard vessels over the past thirty years, Hawboldt Industries is pleased to be chosen as a supplier by Irving Shipbuilding / Halifax Shipyard and the Canadian Coast Guard on this very significant program.
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About the Canadian Coast Guard
The Canadian Coast Guard owns and operates the federal governmentís civilian fleet, and provides key maritime services to Canadians. As a Special Operating Agency of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Canadian Coast Guard helps DFO meet its responsibility to ensure safe and accessible waterways for Canadians. The CCG also plays a key role in ensuring the sustainable use and development of Canadaís oceans and waterways. The Canadian Coast Guard helps the government meet the publicís expectation of clean, safe, secure, healthy and productive waters and coastlines.
About Hawboldt Industries Ltd.
Hawboldt Industries Ltd., a member of the Timberland Group of companies offers integrated design and manufacturing capabilities to deliver innovative engineered solutions for marine deck equipment, line-handling and lifting applications. Founded in 1906 and located in beautiful Chester, Nova Scotia, Hawboldt has a rich history of supplying marine equipment to the fishing industry in Canada. Hawboldt serves customers in the general shipbuilding, national defense, offshore oil & gas, oceanographic, scientific and undersea research industries. Hawboldt is a preferred supplier for the specialized winch systems, ROV and AUV launch and recovery systems, reels, windlasses and capstans that drive the efficiency and productivity of critical ocean-based technologies today. Hawboldt is also a leading manufacturer and servicer of propellers and nozzles.
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