Hepburn to Supply RAS System for Davie Shipbuilding

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

August 10, 2015

Hepburn Engineering, a global leader in naval 'Underway Replenishment' systems has announced that it has signed an agreement with Davie Shipbuilding, Canada's largest shipbuilder for the supply of a Replenishment-At-Sea (RAS) system for its Resolve-Class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) ship.


RAS equipment enables naval vessels to be refueled and resupplied ship-to-ship while underway on the open ocean and under severe weather conditions. This allows naval vessels and task groups to deploy long distances from home-port and to stay "on station" for prolonged periods.  RAS equipment is the key maritime enabler underpinning a 'blue water navy'.


Spencer Fraser, CEO of Project Resolve stated "Hepburn is a long-standing Canadian success story.  We have worked extensively with them over the past 18-months on the design and engineering for the Resolve-Class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment ship so we are very pleased to have now concluded an agreement with them for the supply of one of their world-class, NATO-compliant systems."


The RAS equipment will be designed and supplied from Hepburn's facilities in Etobicoke, Ontario.

 

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