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  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Canadian shipbuilder Seaspan Shipyards has appointed new Chief Executive Officer.

  • 13 January 2012

    Seaspan Marine Corporation and the Federal Government yesterday formally recognized and celebrated the completion of an Umbrella Agreement that sets out the terms under which Seaspan’s shipyards in North Vancouver and Esquimalt, BC, will build Non- Combat vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy. “This is a significant agreement and important milestone […]

  • 28 October 2012

    Seaspan (Vancouver and Victoria Shipyards) will be using ShipConstructor CAD/CAM software on the non-combat portion of Canada’s Federal Fleet Renewal (FFR) contract. Under the original award, Seaspan will be building up to seven vessels for the Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Coast Guard. Those vessels include two Joint Support Ships, one Polar Icebreaker, three Offshore […]

  • 7 December 2011

    Brian Carter is joining Seaspan Marine Corporation’s team as President – Seaspan Shipyards. Brian will assume this role full-time beginning January 9, 2012. In this role, Brian is responsible for delivering the long-term strategic plans of Seaspan’s three shipyard operations (Vancouver Drydock, Vancouver Shipyards and Victoria Shipyards). In addition to working with Seaspan’s senior management […]

  • 20 July 2012

    IFS North America announced that Seaspan has selected IFS Applications as its Shipbuilding materials requirements planning (MRP) solution. IFS Applications was chosen because it provides a powerful project-based solution (PBS) with the ability to control cost and schedule in real-time, enhancing Seaspan’s ability to efficiently meet customer requirements. This capability will help Seaspan deliver on […]

  • 26 July 2011

    A $40-million package from the Province will support Seaspan’s bid for a portion of the federal government’s multi-billion dollar National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS), and support marine industry jobs in BC, announced Pat Bell, Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation. “As promised, our government is helping Seaspan submit the strongest possible bid and this investment […]

  • 22 October 2012

    Seaspan’s North Vancouver shipyard will see a major redevelopment having kick-started a $200-million upgrade at a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, the Vancouver Sun writes. The costly make over will include completion of four new fabrication buildings, a shipbuilding gantry crane, and a load-out pier, all with one goal, namely  to facilitate implementation of an $8 […]

  • 3 August 2011

    The British Columbia government’s pledge of $40 million to support Seaspan’s bid to get a multi-billion dollar federal shipbuilding … (journalofcommerce) [mappress] Source: journalofcommerce, August 3, 2011;

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    BC Ferries reported that Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards has been awarded the $15 million contract for the construction of a new cable ferry to service its route between Buckley Bay and Denman Island. Seaspan’s contract award comes on the heels of a competitive procurement process that included three shortlisted shipyards – two in Canada and one […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Seaspan Shipyards yesterday released the following statement in response to the findings of the Auditor General of Canada on the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS): “We are pleased to receive, and support the findings of the Auditor General, in particular, the assessment that the selection of shipyards was efficient and successful and will help sustain […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Sedef Shipyard of Turkey has been chosen by Seaspan for the build of two dual-fuelled ferries.

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Canada’s Seaspan Ferries Corporation has contracted Sedef Shipyard of Istanbul, Turkey to build two new dual-fuelled (diesel and liquefied natural gas) ferries. The 148.9 metre ferries, both expected to be in operation by late 2016, will accommodate up to 59 trailers. Construction is scheduled to start in early 2015. Seaspan has not revealed the value of […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) has awarded BCS Automation (BCS) a contract for work on the Government of Canada’s new Offshore Oceanographic Science Vessel (OOSV). BCS is supplying a ship control and monitoring system for the OOSV. The system is designed to provide ship personnel with all the basic alarms and status information they require in order […]

  • 21 October 2011

    The $8 billion program will not only inject billions into the local economy, but it will create an average of 4000 jobs over the next 8-years. In addition, the Federal Government has plans for a further 17 vessels which should fall under the non-combat package. Although planning will begin immediately, construction on the new vessels […]

  • 27 February 2014

    After months of planning and anticipation, Seaspan’s new 300-tonne Gantry Crane has arrived at Vancouver Shipyards. Once erected, this colossal crane will be the largest Gantry Crane in Canada, towering 80 metres high and spanning 76 metres wide, and mark a significant milestone in Vancouver Shipyard’s Modernization Project. The two-year, $200 million project, which began […]

  • 30 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The keel was laid for BC Ferries’ new cable ferry at a ceremony held on Friday, November 28th at Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards in North Vancouver. According to  Mark Wilson, BC Ferries’ Vice President of Engineering, the cable ferry is the first ship in this next phase of the company’s vessel replacement program. Once complete, the […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards has completed its two-year, CAD 170 million Shipyard Modernization Project ahead of schedule and under-budget, the company said in a release. Funded entirely by Seaspan, this project will allow Vancouver Shipyards the delivery of Non-Combat vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy. The completion of Seaspan’s Shipyard Modernization Project coincides with the commencement […]

  • 15 March 2016

    Canadian Minister of Public Services and Procurement, the Honourable Judy M. Foote, announced the signing of two new contracts valued at more than USD 65.4 million with Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards. The contracts are for the construction of the Canadian Coast Guard’s Offshore Oceanographic Science Vessel (OOSV) and the Royal Canadian Navy’s Joint Support Ships (JSS). “Today is […]

  • 13 March 2018

    Seaspan Shipyards recently completed a 60-day job outfitting one of TOTE’s Orca class vessels, the North Star with two LNG fuel tanks. 

  • 7 March 2013

    The National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy is an initiative of the Canadian Government to build new ships for the Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Coast Guard. Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards won the right to bid on the non-combat vessels under this strategy, and as such is proceeding with a $200 million Shipyard Modernization Program to support execution. […]

  • 6 March 2014

    With Canada’s largest permanent Gantry Crane now safely offloaded at its new North Shore location, Seaspan announced on March 3 that it has partnered with the North Vancouver School District (NVSD) to conduct an official “Crane Naming Contest.” From March 3 – March 14, 2014, Seaspan is calling on all Grades 4 – 7 students […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Following extensive discussions with the Honourable Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, Seaspan has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Canadian Merchant Service Guild (the Guild), agreeing to enter Federal mediation/arbitration. This announcement comes after more than eight months of collective agreement negotiations between Seaspan and the Guild, […]