Shipbuilding Team Seeks Canadian Contractors for Navy Project



    OTTAWA, Feb. 8 /CNW Telbec/ - On November 24, 2006 Public Works and
Government Services announced that the team led by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems
Canada (TKMS Canada) Inc. was selected to receive a contract for the Project
Definition Phase of the Joint Support Ship project. This contract calls for
TKMS Canada Inc. to submit proposals by mid-March 2008 to design and build the
ships and provide long-term in-service support.
    Towards these goals, TKMS Canada Inc. forged the Canadian North Atlantic
Marine Partnership team which is comprised of Flensburger
Schiffbau-Gesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, L3- ES, Maersk Canada Inc., MDA, Peter
Kiewit Sons Co. and Xwave.
    In executing the JSS Project Definition Phase, TKMS Canada Inc. has fully
exported its German-based experience and expertise whilst maximizing
industrial and regional benefits through the CANAMP team members.
    TKMS Canada Inc., as the Prime Contractor within the CANAMP team, is
interested in contracting Canadian companies for equipment and systems to
include on our design and construction proposal for this $1.5B project.
Companies with expertise and products in any of the following areas:

    - Propulsion;
    - Integrated Platform Management;
    - Electrical, Auxiliary Systems; or
    - Outfit and Furnishings

    should contact jssrfp@tkms.ca or register as a prospective supplier or
contractor at www.tkms.ca.
    For general information on the JSS's role and capabilities, please see:
www.navy.dnd.ca/mspa_video-media/DND_NavyJSS_marineNSI.pdf.




For further information:

For further information: Bernd Kulmus, (613) 686-6647 xt 111,
info@tkms.ca

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