The Halifax Shipyard is Irving Shipbuilding Inc.’s (ISI) largest facility and company head office. It is a full- service shipyard offering a range of services for new build up to 120 metres and ship repair for vessels up to Panamax-size beam. It is home to the biggest floating docks and the largest machine shop in Eastern Canada.
Irving Shipbuilding operations boosted Nova Scotia’s real GDP by an estimated $174 million in 2011. As a result of Irving Shipbuilding direct and indirect employment, an estimated $113 million was paid in employment income to Nova Scotians in 2011.
Read the entire report on Economic Impact of J.D. Irving, Limited Shipbuilding Operations in 2011 across Nova Scotia, July 2012.
Source: irvingshipbuilding, August 2, 2012