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  • 30 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French-based defense contractor Thales signed a CAD$35 million, (approx. US$26,8) contract with Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards (VSY), to deliver electronic systems for the construction of the Canadian Coast Guard’s (CCG) three Offshore Fisheries Science Vessels (OFSV) under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). As a partner of VSY, Thales will be responsible for the selection, procurement and integration of the […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    During an open house day on October 1, Canadian shipbuilder Seaspan unveiled the first large vessel to be designed and built in Canada under the National Shipbuilding Strategy The unveiled ship is also the Canadian Coast Guard’s first offshore fisheries science vessel (OFSV), named after Sir John Franklin, a Royal Navy officer and Arctic explorer. “Today is […]

  • 28 June 2019

    The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) has accepted delivery of the first new large vessel built under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). The first offshore fisheries science vessel (OFSV), CCGS Sir John Franklin, was built by Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards in Canada. “On behalf of the Canadian Coast Guard, I am proud to accept the first offshore […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The first large vessel to be designed and built under the Canadian National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) was launched at Seaspan Shipyards on December 8. ‘Sir John Franklin’ is the first of three offshore fisheries science vessels (OFSV) which will be operated by the Canadian Coast Guard. In 2011, the government of Canada selected Seaspan to be […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Canadian government awarded Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards a $230 million contract for design work on the Royal Canadian Navy’s Joint Support Ship (JSS). Announced on February 28 by ministers of defense and public services and procurement, the contract will see the company develop and finalize the design of the Canadian Navy’s Joint Support Ship (JSS). JSS construction […]

  • 9 November 2014
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards officially celebrated the completion of its two-year, $170M Shipyard Modernization Project ahead of schedule and under-budget. Funded entirely by Seaspan, this project has transformed Vancouver Shipyards into the most modern facility in North America that will establish a shipbuilding and ship repair centre of excellence on the West Coast, and allow for […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Canadian Minister of Public Services and Procurement announced the signing of two contracts with Seaspan worth $65.4 M under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) for Vancouver Shipyards Co.  The two new contracts will allow Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards Co. to initiate early discussions with potential suppliers and to purchase material and equipment to build the Offshore Oceanographic […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Canadian Coast Guard has launched its third offshore fisheries science vessel (OFSV), the future CCGS John Cabot, at Seaspan Shipyards in Vancouver.

  • 3 October 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Canadian shipbuilder Seaspan announced it has awarded Hawboldt Industries two contracts totaling CAD$8 million for work on Canada’s new Joint Support Ships (JSS). This is one of several contracts expected to be announced for Canadian suppliers supporting Seaspan’s work on naval supply ships under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). The contracts will see Hawboldt provide deck […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    On January 16, 2020, Seaspan Shipyards hosted a keel laying ceremony for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) first of two joint support ships (JSS), the future HMCS Protecteur. The ship is being built for the RCN through the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). HMCS Protecteur and its sister vessel HMCS Preserver will replace the former Protecteur-class […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Industry news

    Robert Allan Ltd. has completed the design of a new generation of more capable High Endurance Self-righting Search & Rescue Lifeboats for the Canadian Coast Guard. This new design was developed from the successful similar vessels known as the “Severn” Class operated by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) of the United Kingdom. The new […]

  • 21 December 2012
    Training & Education

    The Iraqi navy and the U.S. Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command marked the delivery of two 60-meter Offshore Support Vessels (OSV 1/ OSV 2) to the Iraqi navy in a ceremony at the Umm Qasr naval facility, Dec. 20. The two OSVs, procured as part U.S. Navy’s Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program, will help reconstitute […]

  • 30 November 2011
    Industry news

    STX OSV Holdings Limited (“STX OSV”), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of offshore and specialized vessels, is pleased to announce that it has secured a new contract for the construction of one Research Vessel for the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (“NDLO”). The contract value is approximately NOK 1.2 billion (about UDD 205.08 […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has provided the advanced communication, sensor and navigation systems installed on the first of two new offshore support vessels (OSVs) being procured by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) on behalf of the Iraqi navy. NAVSEA accepted delivery of the first 60-meter multipurpose OSV, Al Basrah (OSV 401), in July for […]

  • 20 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of the future Al Basrah (OSV 401), the first of two 60-meter offshore support vessels procured on behalf of the Iraqi navy, from prime contractor RiverHawk Fast Sea Frames LLC of Tampa, Fla., July 16. The new vessel will conduct maritime security operations in the Northern Arabian Gulf alongside previously […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. announced today that it has closed the previously announced sale of three 250EDF class OSVs, the HOS Arrowhead, the HOS Eagleview and the HOS Westwind, that were previously chartered to the U.S. Navy. Since their construction in 2008 and 2009, these vessels have supported the U.S. Navy’s submarine fleet on the […]

  • 24 October 2011
    Industry news

    Imtech N.V. (technical services provider in Europe and in the global marine market) announces that Imtech Marine will be involved in the realisation of the Canadian government’s National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) programme as a technology partner of Seaspan Vancouver Shipyards. This programme involves the construction of a large number of navy, coast guard and […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Industry news

    Malaysian-based Boustead Atlas Hall has signed a RM26.6m (about USD 9.6 million) contract with Boustead Naval Shipyard, under which Boustead Atlas Hall will construct a hangar and consolidate two vessels, according to the The Star Online.   Both companies are subsidiaries of the Boustead Holdings Bhd, which owns 68.85% of Bousted Naval Shipyard. These contracts […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The New Zealand government has approved NZ$103 million for the purchase and refit of a second-hand multi-role offshore support vessel that will be used as a dive and hydrographic support vessel by the Royal New Zealand Navy. Following purchase, the 85-meter Norwegian-built survey vessel MV Edda Fonn will be outfitted with the dive and hydrographic […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Vard Holdings Limited (“VARD”), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of offshore and specialized vessels, has acquired STX Canada Marine Inc., a leading marine engineering and design company with more than 30 years history in North America, for approx. NOK 65 million.   Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with branch offices in Ottawa and […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Young people are being offered the chance to work on the ‘brains’ of the Royal Navy’s next generation complex warships, as BAE Systems launches the first ever apprenticeship scheme of its kind in its Combat Systems team.   BAE Systems and Nescot College have teamed up to offer the new Higher Apprenticeship in designing, developing […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Brazilian Navy has bought three anchor handling tug supply vessels from Norwegian shipping company Solstad Farstad in a public auction in Brazil. The vessels, Sea Fox, Sea Vixen and Sea Stoat, were previously used by Brazilian oil giant Petrobras on its fields and were offered for sale by Solstad Offshore before it merged with Farstad […]

  • 25 August 2014

    The US Coast Guard responded to a vessel collision 18 miles south of Pascagoula Sunday evening.   Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a hailing mayday at 10:40 p.m. from a 74-foot shrimping vessel 18 miles south of Pascagoula, Mississippi. The vessel reported colliding with a 130-foot offshore supply vessel, the Gloria May. All […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Brazilian Navy has taken delivery of four support vessels from Norwegian shipping company Deep Sea Supply. The navy announced on April 10 that it received anchor handling tug supply vessels Sea Fox, Sea Vixen and Sea Stoat in a ceremony on April 4. The three vessels were previously used by Brazilian oil giant Petrobras on its […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy installed ocean cables under the seafloor off the coast of Naval Station Mayport, Florida, to complete another major step in delivering the Undersea Warfare Training Range. The Undersea Warfare Training Range (USWTR) program will be used to provide ships, submarines and aircraft the ability to track targets on the surface and subsurface […]