In the Media
Progress Enterprise: Ships Could Start Here
January 30, 2013 | Adam Jacobs, Gary Gereffi, Lukas Brun, Shawn Stokes, Andrew Guinn | South Shore NowThere 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.
Sydney companies mentioned in shipbuilding report
January 29, 2013 | Ryan Van Horne,Gary Gereffi, Lukas Brun, Shawn Stokes, Andrew Guinn | Cape Breton PostHALIFAX — 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.
Ships contract creates opportunities offshore
January 25, 2013 | Remo Zaccagna,Gary Gereffi, Lukas Brun, Shawn Stokes, Andrew Guinn | The Chronicle HeraldReport author stresses potential for firms with nautical expertise to find markets elsewhere.
NS must become centre of shipbuilding excellence, study says
January 24, 2013 | BEVERLEY WARE,Gary Gereffi, Lukas Brun, Shawn Stokes, Andrew Guinn | 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.
Shipbuilding contracts should lead to 30 years of opportunity
January 24, 2013 | Gary Gereffi, Lukas Brun, Shawn Stokes, Andrew Guinn | NG NewsDuke University's Centre on Globalization, Governance and Competitiveness in Durham, NC, prepared the study, which shows how local companies could become ...
The value beyond ships
January 24, 2013 | Gary Gereffi, Lukas Brun, Shawn Stokes, Andrew Guinn | The Chronicle Herald EditorialSHIPS 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.
Charting a Course for 30 Years of Work
January 24, 2013 | Gary Gereffi, Lukas Brun, Shawn Stokes, Andrew Guinn | Nova Scotia - Social Media ReleaseThe 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.