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Offshore Oceanographic Science Vessel

The Offshore Oceanographic Science Vessel will be multi-task capable of oceanographic, fishery, geological and hydrographic survey missions. It will contribute directly to our understanding of the oceans and the impacts of climate change. It will be outfitted for scientific research on ocean currents and on the seabed. This vessel will replace the CCGS Hudson currently operating on Canada's east coast.

  • Project status: Definition phase. Construction engineering contract signed in November 2015.
  • Number of vessels to be built: 1
  • Built at: Vancouver Shipyards
  • Project budget: Set in 2007, under review
  • Build contract to be awarded: 2017
  • Delivery date: 2018-19
  • Progress: The design and engineering contract was awarded in November 2015 and work is underway to finalize the design to a production-ready state.

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