Oceans: Key Players

Private Sector

  • Clearwater Seafood: Clearwater has grown from a small, local lobster distributor into one of the world's leading seafood companies. The company now has worldwide operations and owns several processing plants throughout Eastern Canada.
  • Irving Shipbuilding: provides shipbuilding and repair, drill rig construction and conversion, offshore fabrication, industrial manufacturing, engineering, supply chain management and quality and technical services.
  • MariNova Consulting: specializes in marine transportation consulting services with extensive experience in port marketing, container shipping, ferry services and the cruise industry. 
  • Ocean Nutrition Canada .: ada Limited (ONC) is the world's largest supplier of Omega-3 EPA/DHA ingredients to the dietary supplement and food manufacturing markets. ONC also has the largest privately owned marine research and development facility in North America.
  • Secunda Marine Services: manages a technologically advanced fleet of offshore support vessels servicing major and national oil and gas companies worldwide
  • Brooke Ocean Technology Limited: provides hardware, systems engineering and R&D services to the marine science, naval and oil & gas sectors. Our specialty is the development of equipment and systems to operate in harsh marine environments.
  • Satlantic Ltd.: offers a full line of optical profiling and surface acquisition systems and sensors and mooring systems for water quality monitoring and photosynthesis research.
  • Metocean Data Systems Ltd.: produces drifting buoys for such programs as WOCE and TOGA, search and rescue buoys like the Self-Locating Datum Marker buoys (SLDMB), oil tracking buoys such as Argospheres and iSpheres, various ice platforms, and acoustic systems for customers all over the world.
  •  VEMCO Ltd.: designs and manufactures underwater acoustic telemetry transmitters and receivers
  • Survival Systems Training Ltd.: supplies high fidelity emergency egress simulation devices and associated safety survival training programs for the offshore, marine, aviation, and industrial sectors.
  • MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates: provides advanced information solutions which capture and process vast amounts of data, produce essential information, and improve the decision making and operational performance of business and government organizations worldwide.
  • GeoSpectrum Technologies Inc: specializes in designing and manufacturing underwater acoustic transducers as well as consultanting on the integration and testing of acoustic systems
  • Deep Vision (Halifax, NS) specializes in developing real-time, intelligent machine perception technology applicable to intelligent surveillance, robotics, intelligent transportation systems, automated inspection systems and a host of other applications.
  • Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems (Halifax, NS) is recognized as an international leader in the design, development, and production of advanced antisubmarine solutions including low frequency sonar, military towed arrays, and undersea surveillance systems
  • Welaptega Marine Limited (Halifax, NS) stands out amongst oil and gas service companies for its aggressive research and development program which has produced ground-breaking underwater technologies that give clients measurements of unprecedented accuracy on underwater components.



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