Seaspan Shipyards commences refit work on CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier

Seaspan Shipyards commences refit work on CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier

The project demonstrates the versatile nature of Seaspan’s Vancouver Drydock in performing work for both government and private sector clients Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) announced Thursday the commencement of …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Vessels
Metal Shark delivers new patrol boats to the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard in Curacao

Metal Shark delivers new patrol boats to the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard in Curacao

Four new high-speed patrol boats manufactured by Louisiana, USA-based shipbuilder Metal Shark for the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard (DCCG) have been commissioned on the island of Curacao. The new vessels are the first to …
May 14, 2018 /  Naval
Davie Shipyard signs $14m contract for the upgrade and refit of Canada’s heaviest icebreaker – CCGS Louis St Laurent

Davie Shipyard signs $14m contract for the upgrade and refit of Canada’s heaviest icebreaker – CCGS Louis St Laurent

Yesterday (Jan17), Canada’s largest, highest capacity and most experienced shipyard - Davie - announced the signing of a new $14m contract for the upgrade and refit of Canada’s heaviest icebreaker …
Jan 18, 2017 /  Vessels
Thales signs OFSV contract with Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards

Thales signs OFSV contract with Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards

$35M (CAD) contract for the electronic systems on three Offshore Fisheries Science Vessels (OFSV)  OFSVs built for the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) by Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards (VSY) under the National …
May 27, 2016 /  Vessels
New CCG powerful icebreaker under construction at Seaspan Vancouver Shipyards

New CCG powerful icebreaker under construction at Seaspan Vancouver Shipyards

John G. Diefenbaker, considered as one of the largest and most powerful in the world icebreakers, is currently under construction at Seaspan Vancouver Shipyards. The vessel will serve for the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) …
May 5, 2015 /  Vessels
Transport Canada Released M/V Marathassa

Transport Canada Released M/V Marathassa

The Canadian Coast Guard released the M/V Marathassa cargo ship this morning. The vessel has been held responsible for a several-thousand-liter spill of bunker fuel that occured in the English Bay. At …
Apr 22, 2015 /  Vessels
Video: Ferry with 190 passenger aboard stuck in the ice off Cape Breton

Video: Ferry with 190 passenger aboard stuck in the ice off Cape Breton

Rescue mission was organized in the area of Cabot Strait, when the Ro Ro vessel Highlander was caught in thick ice. The ship was on its way from North Sydney to Port aux Basques, carrying on board 190 …
Mar 20, 2015 /  Accidents
Bulk carrier becomes stuck in ice

Bulk carrier becomes stuck in ice

Arthur M. Anderson, a self-unloading bulk carrier with a length of 234 meters, was reported as being stuck in ice on Lake Erie off Conneaut, Ohio. The vessel had became trapped in the 5 to 10 feet thick ice just outside …
Feb 23, 2015 /  Vessels