Babcock International and Chantier Davie Canada Inc. enter Teaming Agreement

OTTAWA, Oct. 11, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Babcock Canada Inc., part of Babcock International Group, has today signed a Five-Year Teaming agreement with Chantier Davie Canada Inc. (Davie).

The Teaming Agreement will see the two companies working together on future maritime support activities within Canada, exploiting the formidable joint skills of the two companies.

Davie, the largest and highest capacity shipyard in Canada, will contribute shipbuilding and repair facilities and related expertise while Babcock will provide its marine engineering expertise and experience in managing federal government contracts as well as its group expertise as one of the world's leading naval solutions providers. The team will initially concentrate on opportunities for the Canadian Coast Guard.

Babcock Canada President, Mr. Mark Dixon stated that "this was a significant milestone in Babcock's strategy for expanding its programs within Canada and we look forward to working with Davie to develop that goal and to demonstrate our collective capabilities to the wider stakeholder community."

Alan Bowen, CEO of Davie added "we have spent significant time with Babcock over the past 6 months developing a strategy which will culminate in a series of value propositions to the Federal government"

NOTES TO EDITORS:

BABCOCK

For over a century, Babcock has been a name synonymous with ultra-reliable engineering excellence. Babcock is the UK's leading engineering support services organisation with revenue of over £3.2bn in 2013 and an order book of circa £12 billion.

Defence, energy, telecommunications, transport and education are all sectors where Babcock can be found working diligently behind the scenes, delivering critical support. Our services are underpinned by three core Capabilities:

  • Managing Assets and Infrastructure
  • Delivering Projects and Programmes
  • Integrating Engineering Expertise

CHANTIER DAVIE CANADA INC.

Davie is more than just Canada's largest shipbuilder; in fact it is more than just a shipbuilder. Davie provides a wide range of products and services to a number of different industries where it leverages on its high-capacity fabrication capabilities for complex, engineered solutions. The capability to provide end-to-end turnkey solutions and its strategic location makes Davie an ideal partner for a range of industries from oil & gas to defense.

SOURCE: Babcock Canada Inc.

For further information:

Nicholas Avellaneda
Babcock Canada Inc.
Direct: +1 (613) 369-5321
Mobile. +1 (613) 295-3120
Nicholas.Avellaneda@babcockcanada.com

Or

Santane Weill
Chantier Davie Canada Inc.
Direct: +1 (418) 837 5841
Mobile: +1 (418) 956 8536
Santane.Weill@davie.ca


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