Maritime Engineering Journal

Canada’s Naval Technical Forum

The Maritime Engineering Journal (MEJ) has been the principal publication of the Royal Canadian Navy’s Naval Technical Community; this community includes past and present serving members of the Royal Canadian Navy and Public Servants. Since 1982, the MEJ provides unclassified discussion surrounding naval technical challenges, naval history, and human interest stories from within the Naval Technical Community. 

Feature Article

The Fleet Maintenance Facilities at 25! [Issue 96]

April 1, 2021 marks the 25th anniversary of the stand-up of the Royal Canadian Navy's hard-working dockyard Fleet Maintenance Facilities — FMF Cape Scott (FMFCS) in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and FMF Cape Breton (FMFCB) in Esquimalt, British Columbia.

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From SRUP to FMF Cape Breton – A Complex Transition [Issue 96]

I joined Ship Repair Unit Pacific (SRUP) as its last commanding officer in the summer of 1994, at a time when the federal government was instituting huge budget cutbacks.

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Canadian Surface Combatant Project: The Personnel and Training Program for Canada's Major Warship Replacement [Issue 96]

This is the second in a series of articles on the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) Project (see MEJ 93), a series that aims to provide updates on progress, and stimulate conversation within the naval technical community on the challenges and interesting opportunities associated with this complex procurement.

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