Facilities

Easily accessible and highly efficient

Irving Shipbuilding Inc. (ISI) is perfectly positioned and well equipped to engineer and complete your new vessel, or repair your existing vessel.

Integrating the strengths and expertise of each of our five facilities, we can provide you with one of the most exceptional combinations of shipbuilding, offshore fabrication, ship repair and engineering services in North America.

Our attention to health, safety and environmental excellence has been recognized as being world-class. We strive to achieve zero lost time incidents in all of our facilities, and on one project in particular we achieved 1.4 million person hours without a lost time incident.

All of our facilities are ISO 9001-2000 certified.

Halifax, Woodside and Shelburne are ice-free, deep water facilities ensuring year round access.

All our facilities are certified members of ISPS and operate 365 days a year.

Our easily accessible east coast facilities are among the most efficient in North America, located next to well-traveled sea lanes to and from Europe.

  • Halifax Shipyard - our largest facility and the location of our head office.
  • Marine Fabricators - Dartmouth, N.S.
  • Shelburne Ship Repair - Shelburne, N.S.
  • Woodside Industries - Dartmouth, N.S.
  • East Isle Shipyard – Georgetown, PEI

Irving Shipbuilding -- Your first call for east coast shipbuilding, conversion, fabrication and repair – (902-423-9271)

Irving Shipbuilding - Integrity, Customer Service and Pride propel every project we undertake.

Halifax Shipyard

Our largest facility and head office site.


Halifax Shipyard can provide you with a complete range of services for new build up to 120m 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.

Marine Fabricators

Located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Marine Fabricators is Irving Shipbuilding Inc.’s (ISI) newest shipbuilding and fabrication facility.

Woodside Industries

As one of Canada’s leading offshore fabricators, Irving Shipbuilding Inc. (ISI) has the technology and capability you’re looking for at our Woodside facilities.

Shelburne Ship Repair

Our Shelburne Ship Repair facility is ready to serve your small and medium-sized vessels from our convenient location on the southeastern coast of Nova Scotia on the Atlantic Ocean.

East Isle Shipyard

Located near Georgetown, PEI, on Canada’s Atlantic Coast, East Isle Shipyard is Irving Shipbuilding Inc.’s (ISI) main tug-building facility.