Media Advisory: Seaspan Shipyards and the Government of Canada to Celebrate the Launch of the First Vessel to be Designed and Built Under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy

For Immediate Release – December 6, 2017

North Vancouver, B.C. – Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards invites media to the launch ceremony of the first large vessel to be designed and built under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS), the first Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel (OFSV) for the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG).

The event will include remarks and media availability from Seaspan Shipyards, the Government of Canada, and the Province of British Columbia.


Seaspan Shipyards hosts ceremony for the first vessel launch under the NSS


Friday, December 8, 2017
Ceremony at 1:00pm
Arrive by 12:45pm for access through security


Vancouver Shipyards
50 Pemberton Avenue
North Vancouver, BC
V7P 2R2


Note that this is an outdoor event and that Government-issued photo identification is required for access to the event space.


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Krissy Van Loon
Communications Advisor
Office: 604.990.3163
Mobile: 604.786.8791