Innovators: Marine Transportation



by wade on January 11, 2012

In order to establish a procurement relationship with Irving Shipbuilding Inc. (ISI) as it begins to gear up for the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS), it is vital to understand the fundamentals of how the company conducts business. The ISI Supply Chain group is looking for proactive relationships that add value to its operations by delivering supply chains that are certified, efficient and cost effective.   Irving regularly conducts LEAN initiatives (Kaizens, 5-S, Six Sigma) to analyze and remove waste from its various supply chains.   Read more.

Provincial Government Seeks Shipbuilders for New Ferries

by Admin on June 29, 2011

Advancing the province’s vessel replacement strategy, the Provincial Government today announced its intent to issue a request for expressions of interest from the shipbuilding industry in this province to construct six new ferries for the provincial fleet.

“As we saw our first two ferries hit the seas this spring, we experienced the real-life success of our vessel replacement strategy, and I am excited to announce today that we are moving forward with that strategy to further enhance our fleet,” said the Honourable Tom Hedderson, Minister of Transportation and Works. Read more.


NavSim Technology

April 27, 2011

NavSim Technology Inc. is a proven innovation leader in the design and development of integrated  electronic navigation solutions (ENS) for both recreational and professional marine applications.  Founded by Dr. Piotr Waclawek in 2001 as a spin-off from the NRC’s Institute of Marine Dynamics,  NavSim has established itself internationally as a dynamic customer-focused company with a growing  client list that includes NASA, NATO, and a number of major marine pilotage organizations in the US and  Europe.       Read more.