MEDIA ADVISORY – Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards Hosts Open House

For Immediate Release – September 30, 2017

North Vancouver, B.C. – Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards invites media to attend its Open House and get a firsthand look at the most modern shipyard of its kind in North America and the first large Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) Ship to be designed and built in Canada in a generation

As part of the Open House activities, the first ship to be delivered under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) – the CCG’s first Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel (OFSV) will be unveiled.

WHAT: Vancouver Shipyards hosts Open House to showcase Canada’s most modern shipbuilding facility and unveil what will be the first vessel delivered under the NSS
WHEN: Sunday, October 1, 2017

 

10:10 am: SPMT Demonstration: South End of Block Assembly Shop (outside)

10:25 am: Plasma Cutter & Magnetic Crane Lift Demonstration: Sub Assembly Shop

10:40 am: One-Sided Welder Demonstration: Panel Shop

 

10:55 am: Join us at the Erection Berth for the unveiling of the first OFSV

·       *media availability will be conducted immediately following the unveiling*

 

11:30 am: SPMT Demonstration: South End of Block Assembly Shop (outside)

11:45 am: Plasma Cutter & Magnetic Crane Lift Demonstration: Sub Assembly Shop

12:00 pm: One-Sided Welder Demonstration: Panel Shop

12:15 pm: SPMT Demonstration: South End of Block Assembly Shop (outside)

12:30 pm: Plasma Cutter & Magnetic Crane Lift Demonstration: Sub Assembly Shop

12:45 pm: One-Sided Welder Demonstration: Panel Shop

 

 

WHERE:            Vancouver Shipyards

50 Pemberton Avenue

North Vancouver, BC

V7P 2R2

 

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Jeff Taylor
Email: jataylor@seaspan.com
Office: (604) 990-3175
Mobile: (778) 879-8993