Innovators: Naval Architecture

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GENOA DESIGN LANDS MAJOR CONTRACT AND PREPARES TO HIRE 75 NEW EMPLOYEES

by Barry Snow on June 28, 2015

A local member of the OceansAdvance Cluster has been awarded a major contract designing ships for the Canadian government.   Genoa Design International, based in Mount Pearl, employs 25 people and is expected to expand to 100 by the end of the year.   Read more.

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FIRST STEEL CUT FOR FOGO ISLAND AND CHANGE ISLANDS FERRY

by wade on June 23, 2014

First steel has been cut on the new $51 million ferry that will begin service in Fogo Island and Change Islands in September 2015. The new ferry will be an 80-metre ice-class vessel that has roll-on, roll-off capability and will accommodate up to 200 passengers and 60 vehicles.
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FSG LAUNCHES OCEANEX CONNAIGRA

by wade on June 6, 2013

JUNE 4, 2013 — Recently launched by German shipbuilder Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) for St. John's, Newfoundland headquartered Oceanex, Inc., the 210 m Oceanex Connaigra will be the largest Canadian flag Con/Ro ship on its delivery later this year.
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SEEKING APPLICATIONS FOR NL MISSION TO NAVALSHORE

by wade on May 13, 2013

Navalshore is the strategic event for the maritime value chain in Brazil and provides opportunities for companies to drive new revenue with a highly qualified audience. NATI, in partnership with ACOA & IBRD, invites eligible NL companies to participate in the upcoming mission to Navalshore 2013 Expo and Conference, to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 13 – 15, 2013. Although funding is pending companies are encouraged to submit their application now.
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GENOA'S 3D DESIGN A BOON TO COMPETITIVE SHIPBUILDING

by wade on January 21, 2013

Having detailed instructions for each shipbuilding task and precise sequencing of the workflow is creating efficiencies and reducing rework at shipyards on the east and west coasts of the US. Read more.