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New work for Newdock

Jane Kelsey, regional director of integrated technical services with Canadian Coast Guard, Atlantic Region, chats Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services and MP for St. John's South–Mount Pearl (centre) and Newdock owner Paul Antle next to the CCGS Hudson following this week’s announcement that Newdock had been awarded the $10-million contract for refit work on the vessel.
Jane Kelsey, regional director of integrated technical services with Canadian Coast Guard, Atlantic Region, chats with Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services and MP for St. John's South–Mount Pearl (centre) and Newdock owner Paul Antle next to the CCGS Hudson following this week’s announcement that Newdock had been awarded the $10-million contract for refit work on the vessel. - Joe Gibbons

St. John's dockyard lands $10-M Coast Guard refit contract

Newdock, St. John’s Dockyard Limited, has been awarded a $10-million contract for refit work on the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hudson as part of the federal government’s National Shipbuilding Strategy.

The contract was announced Monday in St. John’s.

The contract will help sustain approximately 180 direct project-related jobs for Newdock and its subcontractors through the refit work which will involve replacing steel and repairing various areas of the vessel’s decks.

Work is expected to be complete in the fall.

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