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DESMI EQUIPMENT PACKAGE FOR CANADIAN OPV

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 

Irving Shipbuilding' Halifax shipyard recently delivered the 'HCMS Harry DeWolf', lead vessel in Canada’s new Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessel class, to the Royal Canadian Navy.

The 6,615 tonne HMCS Harry DeWolf, first of six vessels, comprises 440,000 separate parts and is said to be the most modern and the largest vessel ever built in Canada in a combat package. It is the largest Navy vessel built in Canada in more than 50 years. It is 103.6m long, 19.0m beam and is fitted with a diesel-electric power plant that allows speeds of 17 knots and 120 day endurance. The ship carries 65 crew plus 20 embarked forces personnel.

Desmi supplied the engine room pumps, heeling systems, ballast water management system and helicopter wash down system.

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