Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy: 2020 annual report
The National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) 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 NSS are to deliver vessels to the RCN and the CCG in a timely and affordable manner, create a sustainable marine industry and generate economic growth for Canada, as well as build a sustainable Canadian marine sector.
This report provides an update on the NSS from January 1 to December 31, 2020. It highlights economic achievements and details progress and challenges under the 3 pillars of the NSS:
- large vessel construction
- small vessel construction
- vessel repair, refit and maintenance projects
In 2020, the NSS celebrated its 10th anniversary. The past decade has been marked by important learnings, achievements and milestones, which this report outlines. It also takes a look at the decade ahead.
Finally, the report addresses the key risks facing the NSS, and the mitigation measures put in place to address challenges.
Table of contents
- Minister’s message
- The year in review
- Economic benefits for Canadians
- Addressing challenges and risks
- 2021 and beyond
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