Lance Newton Facility Coordinator at Heddle Shipyards

Lance Newton was born and raised in Houston Texas and has made Canada his home for the past 20 years. Lance has been with Heddle for about 5 years. He is the Facility coordinator for the past 5 years, started out as a general laborer then became labor supervisor then health and safety and now … Continued

John Boyd Heddle Shipyards Port Weller Dry Docks Shipyard

John lives across the canal in St. Catherines. He has been around Port Weller for around 5 years and he is enjoying his life as a shipbuilder. Originally from Central Newfoundland, Badger to be exact. John started out as a labourer but advanced quickly and once he got a torch in his hand there was … Continued

Richard Gravel Vice President Government Programs at Heddle Shipyards

Richard (Rich) Gravel joined Heddle Shipyards in October 2022 in the role of Vice President of Government Programs. Prior to this, Rich was a senior naval officer as a Maritime Engineer, having completed a 35-year career in the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN); he retired at navy Captain rank in 2014. After his retirement from the … Continued

Heddle’s Support of Humanitarian Efforts in Ukraine

As the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine worsens, we are working diligently to support the people who have been impacted by the war. You can now visit the Ukraine Humanitarian Info section on our website which is dedicated to sharing information so that individuals and businesses can help. We are proud to announce that, our Board … Continued