SNC-Lavalin secures contract extension to support Royal Canadian Navy’s vessels

5 October 2016 (Last Updated October 5th, 2016 18:30)

SNC-Lavalin has announced that it has secured a two-year contract extension from the Government of Canada to provide In-Service-Support (ISS) to the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) minor warships and auxiliary vessels.

SNC-Lavalin has announced that it has secured a two-year contract extension from the Government of Canada to provide In-Service-Support (ISS) to the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) minor warships and auxiliary vessels.

SNC-Lavalin secured a contract in 2011 that was initially for four years. The contract included the option to extend the duration for up to another four years. Two one-year extensions were awarded in 2014 and 2015.

The Government of Canada's latest two-year extension takes the contract period to September 2019.

"We have competitively bid on and successfully won three consecutive In-Service-Support contracts for the Royal Canadian Navy."

SNC-Lavalin infrastructure president Ian Edwards said: “We have competitively bid on and successfully won three consecutive In-Service-Support contracts for the Royal Canadian Navy.

“Our ship operations and maintenance team offers world-class expertise and they are proud to play a vital role in the ongoing maintenance of the navy’s minor warships and auxiliary vessels."

On average, SNC-Lavalin has fulfilled around 14,000 work orders annually since 2011.

The company has been implementing new designs and conducting repairs on ship hulls and installing remote-control defence equipment.

It is responsible for everything from new designs and repairs, to ship hulls and installing remote control defence equipment.

The firm offers support to 25 different classes of vessels, totalling a fleet of 76, including the Kingston-class, Orca training vessels, tugs, dive, and auxiliary support barges and vessels.