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  • 1 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Canadian shipbuilder Seaspan Shipyards has been awarded a CAD$66 million contract to start construction of Joint Support Ships (JSS) for the Royal Canadian Navy. Starting work in the next two months, Seaspan will build up to 52 blocks that will eventually constitute complete ships. The new joint support ships will provide fuel, ammunition, spare parts, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Canadian government has initiated a process to add a third shipyard as a strategic partner under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) to build new icebreakers for the Coast Guard. A total of six icebreakers are to be built by this shipyard, officials announced last week. Through an “invitation to qualify”, the government would establish […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Training & Education

    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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Lockheed Martin Canada granted its first Supplier Excellence Award to Seaspan’s Victoria Shipyards for its outstanding work and contribution to the Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax Class Modernization-Combat Systems Integration project (HCM CSI). HCM CSI is the modernization program, awarded in late 2008 to Lockheed Martin Canada Mission Systems and Training (LM Canada MST), for the […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Industry news, Vessels

    Seaspan Shipyards and Heddle Shipyards have entered into an exclusive teaming agreement for the Canadian Coast Guard’s future polar icebreaker, bringing Heddle and Ontario shipyards into the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS).

  • 18 January 2019
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    Canadian shipbuilder Seaspan Shipyards announced it has awarded L3 MAPPS a contract for work on the Royal Canadian Navy’s new Joint Support Ships (JSS). Based in Montreal, L3 MAPPS will provide the integrated platform management system (IPMS) for JSS. The IPMS will control and monitor platform machinery and systems on board JSS, including advanced functionality, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Industry news, Vessels

    Canadian shipbuilder Seaspan Shipyards has awarded Lockheed Martin Canada a CAD118 million contract to provide the Command Management System for the Royal Canadian Navy’s Joint Support Ships. Seaspan says this is the largest contract package the company will award for work on the JSS. Lockheed Martin is one of several major systems integrators that Seaspan as […]

  • 5 April 2012
    Industry news

    Vancouver Shipyards has been awarded additional NSPS Vessels. Canadian Coast Guard has elected to spend $5.2 billion for the construction of additional ships under the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) program along with other capital expenditures as announced in last week’s Federal Budget. Under the original NSPS award from October 19, 2011, Vancouver Shipyards has […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Seaspan Shipyards has awarded Ontario-based Indal Technologies a CAD$20 million contract for work on Canada’s new Joint Support Ships (JSS). Under the contract, Indal will be providing its Aircraft Ship Integrated Securing & Traversing (ASIST) system for JSS. The ASIST helicopter handling system provides the functionality necessary to support helicopter handling, including deck securing on […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    A steel-cutting ceremony at Seaspan’s Vancouver shipyard marked the start of construction of the Royal Canadian Navy’s Joint Support Ships. The ceremony was attended by Canadian defense minister Harjit S. Sajjan. Under a CAD$66 million contract announced earlier this month, Seaspan will build up to 52 blocks that will eventually constitute complete ships. The shipyard will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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

    HMCS Regina, the fifth and final frigate on the west coast to complete its modernization by Seaspan’s Victoria Shipyards, has been returned to the Royal Canadian Navy. The Halifax-Class Modernization/Frigate Life Extension (HCM/FELEX) refit project is providing upgrades for Canada’s fleet of 12 Halifax-class frigates to meet 21st century threats. The modernization of this fleet includes […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS Te Kaha has been handed over to Lockheed Martin Canada and Seaspan Victoria Shipyards for combat management system upgrade. Following the ship’s arrival, the shipyard industrial refit phase of the ANZAC Frigate Systems Upgrade project will now commence. As explained, this marks the first time that a foreign warship […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Canadian shipbuilder Seaspan Shipyards has awarded MAN Energy Solutions Canada a CAD 55 million contract to provide essential power generation and propulsion systems for the Royal Canadian Navy’s new Joint Support Ships. Propulsion and power generation components will include two MAN 12V32/44CR (Common Rail) propulsion engines equipped with environmental protection SCR technology, reduction gears, propulsion […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Canadian government has finalized contracts for the maintenance of Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigates with two of three shipbuilders set to share work on a deal worth C$7 billion over a span of 20 years. The government said it has awarded $500 million contracts to Chantier Davie and Seaspan Victoria Shipyards Limited to carry […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Government of Canada has awarded a performance-based contract for the full construction of two Royal Canadian Navy’s joint support ships (JSS) to Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards.

  • 17 January 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

      The next fleet of  navy ships will include components designed by Canadians, Prime Minister Stephen Harper Said. Harper announced an agreement in Halifax to start building the vessels under the $35-billion federal shipbuilding program. The Irving shipyard will build 21 combat vessels under its $25-billion deal and the Seaspan Marine Corp. Shipyard will construct […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS Te Mana has arrived in Canada to start her combat management system upgrades. The ship pulled into Canadian forces base Esquimalt on March 12 and will be modernized at Seaspan’s shipyard in Victoria, British Columbia. Te Mana is starting the upgrade after completing a five-month engagement in the Asia-Pacific […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, joined by the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Industry and Regional Minister for British Columbia, yesterday announced that Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards will be building up to 10 additional large non-combat ships for the Canadian Coast Guard fleet at an estimated cost of $3.3 billion. […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS Te Kaha has arrived in Canada where she will undergo combat management system upgrades at Seaspan’s shipyard in Victoria, British Columbia.  The 25-day passage to British Columbia was marked by a brief port visit in Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor where Te Kaha and her crew represented New Zealand as part of the […]