Davie appoints worldwide agency network as it re-enters ship repair market

HAMBURG, Germany, Sept. 12, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today at the SMM exhibition in Hamburg, the world's largest maritime trade fair, Davie announced the appointment of a new worldwide agency network focused on ship repair and conversion. Agents for Canada's largest shipyard are now located in the USA, UK, Scandinavia, Germany, Benelux, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Singapore and Japan.

Alan Bowen, CEO of Davie, commented, "Our new worldwide agency network ensures we are represented in these important shipowning and ship operating hubs. In November 2014, our 351-metre-long dry dock will be fully available for ship repair activities for the first time in eight years. With lower costs than most European shipyards, Davie provides a competitive ship repair offering for domestic and international shipowners."

Davie's Champlain dry dock is one of the largest on the East coast of North America and is strategically located close to the major Atlantic trading routes as well as the Great Lakes.

Davie can now also provide ship repair services on the West coast of Canada from its office in Victoria, British Columbia, using the Canadian government-owned Esquimalt dry dock.

Davie's new agents for ship repair and conversion are:

Master Agent

Rainmaker LLC, USA

UK

Calvey Marine Ltd., UK

Germany

Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH, Germany

Scandinavia

JML Shipyards & Marine AB, Sweden

Benelux

PC Maritime Ltd., Netherlands

Italy/Monaco

Cambiaso & Risso SAM, Monaco

Greece

Marine Plus SA, Greece

Turkey

Marine Plus Istanbul, Turkey

Singapore

Marine Plus Singapore Pte Ltd., Singapore

Japan

Fuji Trading Co., Ltd., Japan

NOTES TO EDITORS:

About Chantier Davie Canada Inc.
Chantier Davie Canada Inc. (Davie) is Canada's largest shipbuilder and one of the largest in North America. With more than 1,000 skilled shipbuilders employed today, Davie is building value-added vessels integrating complex technologies such as those required for heavy ice navigation, environmentally friendly LNG propulsion and complex dynamic positioning. Davie has built over 700 vessels and is also a leading heavy industrial fabricator for the power, defence, transportation and natural resources industries.

 

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SOURCE: Davie Shipbuilding

For further information: Santane Weill, Marketing and Communications Manager, Chantier Davie Canada, www.davie.ca, T: +1 418 837-5841 ext. 2110, Mob: +1 418 717-6250, E: santane.weill@davie.ca

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