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  • 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).

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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. […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Last week, Seaspan Shipyards officially delivered CCGS John Cabot, the third offshore fisheries science vessel (OFSV) to the Canadian Coast Guard.

  • 20 August 2020

    The future Coast Guard vessel the CCGS John Cabot cruised out of English Bay in Vancouver to begin sea trials on August 18th, marking another major milestone for this third Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel (OFSV) built by Seaspan Shipyards under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). The future CCGS John Cabot begins sea trials just six weeks after its official […]

  • 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.

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Canada’s government has awarded an in-service support contract to Fleetway Inc. of Halifax, Nova Scotia, for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) Halifax-class of frigates.

  • 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.

  • 5 March 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    PSM, working closely with its Canadian agent BEP Bestobell, has secured an instrumentation order for the newbuild joint support ship being built by Seaspan shipyard for the Royal Canadian Navy. The future HMSCS Protecteur is the first of two such vessels being constructed for the Royal Canadian Navy. It is scheduled for delivery in 2023. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 December 2019

    Shipbuilder Chantier Davie has pre-qualified to become the third strategic partner under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS), the Canadian government announced. Under the multibillion-dollar program to renew the Canadian Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy fleets, the yard will build six program icebreakers for the coast guard. In May 2019, the government revealed plans to […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    HMZS Te Kaha arrived in Canada for modernization in March 2018.

  • 23 August 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The frigate was overhauled at Irving Shipbuilding’s Halifax shipyard.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]