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Davie Shipbuilding

Davie Shipbuilding

Head Office Location in Canada: 

Lévis, QC

Defence related locations/operations within Canada:

Ottawa, ON; Lévis, Montréal, QC

Senior officer for Canadian operations:

James T. Davies, President & CEO

Annual Sales: 

> $200M

Ticker Symbol:


Number of Employees:


Percentage of business - defence related:


Percentage of business within Canada:

100% (2023)

Current DND Projects:

Partner for the National Shipbuilding Strategy (i.e. Polar Icebreakers/Program Icebreakers), and Halifax Class Work Period Contracts

Level of investment in R&D:

Davie plans on spending over $200 million in R&D over the next 20 years to provide Canada with the world’s most advanced vessels capable of operating in extreme weather conditions.

Primary Activities, products, services:

Proud partner of the Canadian Navy and Coast Guard, Davie is Canada’s largest and most flexible shipbuilder. It recently acquired Finland’s Helsinki shipyard, the world’s leading icebreaker and ice-class shipbuilder. Together, the companies design, build and maintain mission-critical ships including icebreakers, warships and ferries for government and commercial customers.
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