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What We Do

We build ships, we repair ships, we convert ships.

Located on the Pacific Northwest Coast, Seaspan Shipyards operations include Vancouver Shipyards, Vancouver Drydock and Victoria Shipyards. As a result of its diversity and capacity, Seaspan Shipyards is unique in its ability to provide a complete range of shipyard services including new construction, conversion, refit, repair, life-cycle maintenance and refurbishment work for naval, research and commercial vessels including cruise-ships, deep-sea vessels and submarines.

Our Shipyards
Our Programs

Canada's Ships, Built by Canadians

Seaspan Shipyards is proud to be Canada’s long-term, strategic shipbuilding partner for the Canadian Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy. As a direct result of this work, Seaspan Shipyards is delivering on the promise of ships built in Canada, by Canadians, while creating jobs and rebuilding our domestic shipbuilding industry.

Our Role In The NSS

Building an Industry

As a strategic partner under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy, and a growing reputation as a centre of excellence in shipbuilding, repair, conversion and service, Seaspan Shipyards is a significant economic engine for BC and for Canada.

Economic Impact

Our Stories

4 November 2022

Let’s Talk Science Profiles Seaspan Shipyards Innovation Manager, Jennifer Busler

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2 November 2022

John McCarthy: Investing in our Most Important Asset—Our People

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14 October 2022

Let’s Talk Science Profiles Seaspan Shipyards Liaison Engineer, Jyoti Rani

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4 October 2022

Seaspan Shipyards Quarterly Update: Three Cruise Ships Highlight Busy Summer Months Across Three Shipyards

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4 October 2022

Charis Chan: My first week at Seaspan – letting curiosity lead the way

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26 September 2022

Protecting and Enhancing Marine Life in Burrard Inlet

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12 August 2022

Prevention and Protection: Fire Safe Operations at the Shipyards

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22 July 2022

Mark Lamarre: Seaspan takes our responsibility as a good neighbour seriously

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29 June 2022

Seaspan Shipyards Quarterly Update: Steady Pace at All Three Shipyards Leads Us Into a Busy Summer

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21 June 2022

National Indigenous Peoples Day: Creating Meaningful Partnerships Within our Communities

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15 June 2022

Mark Lamarre: The strength of Canada’s marine industry is in our community

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7 June 2022

Seaspan Receives Blue Circle Award for Sixth Consecutive Year

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17 May 2022

Innovation in Modern Shipbuilding

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6 May 2022

Seaspan Shipyards Takes Top Spot Amongst Canada’s Defence Industry

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22 April 2022

Seaspan Employees Care for the Environment, on Earth Day – and Every Day

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21 April 2022

Seaspan’s Commitment to Environmental Leadership Marked by More than 10 Years of Green Marine Certification

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13 April 2022

Youth Music Education – Helping to Fill a Critical Gap in at Vancouver Opera

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7 April 2022

Inspiring Kids with Art

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5 April 2022

Happy return to Vancouver Drydock for long-time customer

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31 March 2022

Projects Underway at North Vancouver Sites to Support Business Growth and Increasing Demand for Services and Expertise

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29 March 2022

National Engineering Month: Meet the Engineers Driving the Canadian Shipbuilding Industry

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17 March 2022

Sparking Inclusion – Seaspan Builds Custom Welding Bench for Local Secondary School

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8 March 2022

Breaking the Bias – Seaspan Marks International Women’s Day

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3 March 2022

Two Seaspan Shipyards Employees Among 2022 Women in Defence & Security Emerging Leaders

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22 February 2022

Building Bonds – Women from Vancouver Shipyards Learn and Practice Welding

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20 June 2021

Take a Tour of our Vancouver Drydock

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Press Releases

Seaspan Shipyards

25 November 2022

Canadian Coast Guard Offshore Oceanographic Science Vessel Achieves Important Construction Milestone

Subscribe to our e-newsletter Keel laying ceremony for Canada’s most modern science research ship at Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards   North Vancouver, BC – November 25, 2022…

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20 October 2022

Seaspan Secures Multi-Year Agreement to Provide Engineering Support Services for the Canadian Coast Guard

Work to include lifecycle engineering support for the Coast Guard’s current fleet October 20, 2022 – North Vancouver, BC – Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards (VSY) has been…

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20 September 2022

Seaspan Shipyards Announces New CEO

North Vancouver, B.C. – September 20, 2022: Seaspan Shipyards is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors of The Washington Companies has appointed John McCarthy…

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