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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

October 28, 2021

Lions Gate Hospital’s Seaspan HUB Opens for Business

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October 20, 2021

Take a Tour of our Vancouver Drydock

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October 19, 2021

Celebrating 10 Years as Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy Partner

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September 23, 2021

MacKay Creek Hatchery 2021 Chum Release

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September 23, 2021

Seaspan and the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation Make Major Gift to Lions Gate Hospital

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September 23, 2021

Seaspan Ferries Begins Electrification Trials with Battery-Powered Terminal Trucks

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September 23, 2021

Seaspan Shipyards Collaborates with BC Tech to Grow a Diverse Tech Talent Pool in British Columbia

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September 23, 2021

Seaspan Shipyards Invests $1.35M in Indigenous Marine Skills Training

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July 14, 2021

BCIT and Camosun College Receive Major Donations from Seaspan and the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation

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Press Releases

Seaspan Shipyards

Hastings Elementary Outreach Our Bones 2021

15 December 2021

Fraser River Discovery Centre Programs Boosted by Seaspan and Southern Railway of British Columbia

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. – Indigenous and Fraser River Education Programs provided by the Fraser River Discovery Centre Society will be enhanced by a C$250,000 grant from…

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2 November 2021

Seaspan Shipyards Invests $1.65M to Create New Research Chair in Welding Technologies and Metallurgy Research at BCIT

Research to Focus on Emerging Technologies and Innovations in Welding and Metallurgy to Enhance Competitiveness of BC Marine Sector November 2, 2021 – North Vancouver, BC…

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19 October 2021

Seaspan Shipyards Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Building Ships in Canada for Canada Under the National Shipbuilding Strategy

Milestone Marks Rebirth of a Sustainable, Thriving Shipbuilding Industry of Strategic Importance to Canada that is Delivering Ships, Economic Growth, and Jobs October 19, 2021 –…

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