Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy: 2018 annual report
The National Shipbuilding Strategy is Canada’s long-term plan to renew the fleets of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG). The primary objectives of the strategy are to deliver vessels to the RCN and the CCG, create jobs and generate economic growth for Canada, and build a sustainable Canadian marine sector.
This report provides an update on the National Shipbuilding Strategy from January 1 to December 31, 2018, as well as key achievements in early 2019. It highlights economic achievements and details progress and challenges against the 3 pillars of the strategy:
- large vessel construction
- small vessel construction
- repair, refit and maintenance work
The report also addresses the key risks facing the Strategy, and the mitigation measures put in place.
Table of contents
- Minister’s message
- The year in review
- Economic benefits for Canadians
- The year ahead
- Appendix: Status of large vessel projects
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