20 October 2017
Contract with the New Brunswick provincial government for the construction of a ferry.
BAS-CARAQUET – October 20, 2017: Ocean is proud to announce that it was awarded a contract with the provincial government for the construction of a cable ferry in New Brunswick.
With a capacity of 15 cars and 100 passengers, this 25-metre ship will be used for the crossing at Kennebecasis. It will be launched next fall.
This contract reinforces the relaunch project at the Naval Center with the construction of the floating drydock and strengthens Ocean’s foundation and expertise in shipbuilding and ship repair in New Brunswick.
Jacques Tanguay, CEO of Ocean Group also mentioned “Since arriving in Bas-Caraquet, we have worked to create high-quality jobs in the region and to develop the expertise capable of taking on contracts such as the one announced today. We are proud that this ferry will be built and used here in New Brunswick.”