First IPU Shipping From PEI Facility

First Integrated Propulsion Unit Shipping From Nautican PEI Manufacturing Facility – The Nautican Research and Development manufacturing facility in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, announced this week that it is ready to ship the facility’s first Integrated Propulsion Unit (IPU) to a... Read more » Read more...

Kirby Vessel Launched

The first of two Kirby ocean-going vessels constructed at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders was successfully launched yesterday, May 2, 2017. Hull S186 is equipped with a Nautican propulsion system comprising all elements aft of the gearbox companion flange: the shafts... Read more » Read more...

New Nautican Factory Readies First Shipment

Nautican Research and Development, with the support of Babcock Canada, opened a manufacturing and integration facility in Prince Edward Island in December of 2016. The new facility produces Nautican’s High-Efficiency marine propulsion products, and over the coming years Nautican will... Read more » Read more...

Nautican Brings New Facility and Jobs to PEI

Summerside, Prince Edward Island – A former Montague resident, Elizabeth Reynolds Boyd has always been looking for a way to give back to her home province. The respected naval architect and owner of Nautican Research and Development joined Premier Wade MacLauchlan and... Read more » Read more...

Nautican listed in 2016 Marine News 100

The August edition of Marine News takes a close look at the top 100 companies in the north American, brown water, shallow draft marine industry. Honorees come from every sector of the waterfront; from naval architects to vessel operators and all the... Read more » Read more...

Arctic Tug Exceeds Expectations –

Second of Three Foss Maritime Arctic Tugs Exceeds Expectations. The second of three state-of-the-art Arctic Class tugs being built by and for Foss Maritime, the Denise Foss, entered service this summer. The Denise is an ABS D0 ice class tug,... Read more » Read more...