Report on Plans and Priorities 2014-15

Analysis of Programs by Strategic Outcome

Program 3.4 - Fleet Operational Readiness

Description

The Canadian Coast Guard Fleet Operational Readiness program provides safe, reliable, available, and operationally capable vessels, air cushion vehicles, helicopters, and small craft with competent and professional crews ready to respond to on-water and maritime-related requirements. This program involves fleet management and operations, fleet maintenance, and fleet asset procurement. Through the Fleet Operational Readiness program, the Canadian Coast Guard ensures that the Government of Canada's civilian fleet meets the current and emerging needs and priorities of Canadians and the Government of Canada. The Fleet Operational Readiness program supports Coast Guard programs, the science and fisheries and aquaculture management activities of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and the activities of a number of other government departments needing on-water delivery in support of their mandates. The Canadian Coast Guard College is an important contributor to the delivery of this program. The legal basis and authority for this program and capability is found in the Constitution Act, 1867 and the Oceans Act.

Budgetary Financial Resources (dollars)

2014-15
Main Estimates
2014-15
Planned Spending
2015-16
Planned Spending
2016-17
Planned Spending
434,001,300 434,001,300 452,982,257 414,656,758

Human Resources (full-time equivalents)

2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
2,824.0 2,824.0 2,824.0

Performance Measurement

Expected Result Performance Indicator Target Date to be Achieved
An operationally capable fleet that responds to the needs and requirements of the Government of Canada Percentage of client mission completion against client-approved planned 90% March 31, 2015
Percentage of operational days lost due to breakdowns 3% March 31, 2015
Percentage of operational life remaining of the fleet of large vessels, the fleet of small vessels and the fleet of helicopters 50% March 31, 2015

Planning Highlights

  • Renew assets by continuing to implement the Fleet Renewal PlanFootnote1 to procure helicopters and new large and small vessels, and extend the life of existing vessels. Much of this over $6 Billion multi-year initiative falls within the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy.

The Fleet Operational Readiness program is delivered through three sub-programs as indicated in the Program Alignment Architecture:


Sub-program 3.4.1 - Fleet Operational Capability

Description

The Canadian Coast Guard Fleet Operational Capability program includes fleet operations, fleet management and the provision of fleet personnel. This program ensures that certificated professionals safely, effectively, and efficiently operate vessels, air cushion vehicles, helicopters, and small craft that are ready to respond to the Government of Canada's on-water and marine related needs. The Canadian Coast Guard College is an important contributor to the delivery of this program. Activities associated with the Fleet Operational Capability program are guided by a number of international conventions and domestic marine-related regulations. For example, the Coast Guard Fleet's Safety and Security Management System is modeled after the International Ship Management Code (as ratified by Canada as a member state of the United Nations' International Maritime Organization), the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code, and the International Labour Code (applicable to Seafarers). The Fleet's Safety and Security Management System is also heavily influenced by the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution by Ships, the findings of Transportation Safety Board Marine Investigation Reports, the internal safety investigations, the occupational safety and health regulations, and the Canada Shipping Act regulations governing certification of seafarers, the inspection of vessels, the marine equipment requirements, and other operational regulatory aspects. Legal basis and authority for this Program and capability is found in the Constitution Act, 1867 and the Oceans Act.

Budgetary Financial Resources (dollars)

2014-15
Planned Spending
2015-16
Planned Spending
2016-17
Planned Spending
218,915,939 220,364,391 220,597,145

Human Resources (full-time equivalents)

2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
2,586.0 2,586.0 2,586.0

Performance Measurement

Expected Result Performance Indicator Target Date to be Achieved
An operationally capable fleet has the capacity to respond to the current operational needs and requirements of the Government of Canada Percentage of operational days delivered versus planned 95% March 31, 2015

Sub-program 3.4.2 - Fleet Maintenance

Description

The Canadian Coast Guard Fleet Maintenance program includes the management and delivery of maintenance services during the operational lives of the vessels, air cushioned vehicles, helicopters, and small craft in order to ensure their availability and reliability to deliver fleet services. The Fleet Maintenance program ensures availability and reliability of vessels through the provision of life-cycle investment planning, engineering, maintenance, and disposal services. The Canadian Coast Guard College is an important contributor to the delivery of this program. As required, this program is delivered in coordination with Public Works and Government Services Canada. Activities associated with fleet maintenance and refit are guided by a number of international and national trade agreements, legal instruments such as the Financial Administration Act and Government Contract Regulations, as well as policies, directives, and guidelines provided by Treasury Board, Treasury Board Secretariat, Industry Canada, and Public Works and Government Services Canada. Fundamental authority for building fleet capability is found in the Constitution Act, 1867 and the Oceans Act.

Budgetary Financial Resources (dollars)

2014-15
Planned Spending
2015-16
Planned Spending
2016-17
Planned Spending
148,098,300 188,922,278 173,901,775

Human Resources (full-time equivalents)

2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
153.0 153.0 153.0

Performance Measurement

Expected Result Performance Indicator Target Date to be Achieved
A reliable fleet has the capacity to respond to the operational needs and requirements of the Government of Canada Condition rating for the fleet of large vessels remains within acceptable risk tolerance for reliability, availability and maintainability 64.4 March 31, 2015
Condition rating for the fleet of small vessels remains within acceptable risk tolerance for reliability, availability and maintainability 65.8 March 31, 2015

Sub-program 3.4.3 - Fleet Procurement

Description

The Canadian Coast Guard Fleet Procurement program plans, manages, verifies, and accepts the design and construction of new large and small vessels, air cushioned vehicles, helicopters, and small craft consistent with the Canadian Coast Guard's operational requirements as identified in the Fleet Renewal Plan and the Integrated Investment Plan. This program provides project management support to ensure effective and efficient project integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk, and procurement. As required, program delivery is coordinated with Public Works and Government Services Canada. Activities associated with Fleet Procurement are also guided by a number of international and national trade agreements, and legal instruments such as the Financial Administration Act and Government Contract Regulations, as well as policies, directives, and guidelines provided by Treasury Board, Industry Canada, and Public Works and Government Services Canada. Fundamental authority for building fleet capability is found in the Constitution Act, 1867 and the Oceans Act.

Budgetary Financial Resources (dollars)

2014-15
Planned Spending
2015-16
Planned Spending
2016-17
Planned Spending
66,987,061 43,695,588 20,157,838

Human Resources (full-time equivalents)

2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
85.0 85.0 85.0

Performance Measurement

Expected Result Performance Indicator Target Date to be Achieved
A modern fleet that responds to the operational needs and requirements of the Government of Canada Percentage of critical milestones achieved versus planned 80% March 31, 2015
Percentage of new large vessels, small vessels, and helicopters delivered versus planned 80% March 31, 2015
Percentage of vessels planned for replacement (10 years or less of expected remaining operational life for large vessels, and 5 years or less of expected remaining operational life for small vessels) that have a funded procurement plan in place 90% March 31, 2015