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GVC: Oceans

Progress Enterprise: Ships Could Start Here

January 30, 2013   |   Adam Jacobs   |   South Shore Now
There is a simple reason why Irving should bring subcontracts of its national shipbuilding contract to Lunenburg. Mr. Kinley was speaking to the media shortly after Premier Darrell Dexter announced the results of Duke University’s (Durham, North Carolina) Centre on Globalization, Governance and Competitiveness study, which suggests Nova Scotia should be at the centre of Canada’s shipbuilding future.
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Sydney companies mentioned in shipbuilding report

January 29, 2013   |   Ryan Van Horne   |   Cape Breton Post
HALIFAX — The owner of a Sydney company touted in a Duke University report on Nova Scotia’s shipbuilding capability says the mention is a feather in his company’s cap.
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Ships contract creates opportunities offshore

January 25, 2013   |   Remo Zaccagna   |   The Chronicle Herald
Report author stresses potential for firms with nautical expertise to find markets elsewhere.
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NS must become centre of shipbuilding excellence, study says

January 24, 2013   |   BEVERLEY WARE   |   The Chronicle Herald
... companies over the next little while,” Dexter said of the study, conducted by Duke University's Center on Globalization, Governance and Competitiveness.
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Shipbuilding contracts should lead to 30 years of opportunity

January 24, 2013   |   NG News
Duke University's Centre on Globalization, Governance and Competitiveness in Durham, NC, prepared the study, which shows how local companies could become ...
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The value beyond ships

January 24, 2013   |   The Chronicle Herald Editorial
SHIPS Start Here doesn’t stop with ships. And the local opportunity to be reaped from the $33-billion worth of ships Ottawa will be building over the next 30 years isn’t limited to the patrol ships and frigates that Irving Shipbuilding Inc. will be building in Halifax. That’s the message Nova Scotia businesses should draw from the Shipbuilding Value Chains analysis the province commissioned from Duke University researchers and released Thursday in Lunenburg.
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Charting a Course for 30 Years of Work

January 24, 2013   |   Nova Scotia - Social Media Release
The province is helping Nova Scotians get ready to make the most of the federal shipbuilding contracts that will bring 30 years of opportunities and good jobs. Premier Darrell Dexter released an analysis of the range of activities needed to create, produce, deliver and maintain the arctic offshore patrol ships, polar icebreaker, and research vessels.
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