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
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:
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:
Babcock Canada Inc.
Direct: +1 (613) 369-5321
Mobile. +1 (613) 295-3120
Chantier Davie Canada Inc.
Direct: +1 (418) 837 5841
Mobile: +1 (418) 956 8536