Seaspan’s Vancouver Drydock Completes Extensive Refit Work on Regatta Cruise Ship

For Immediate Release – June 9, 2014

North Vancouver, B.C. – Following 11 action-packed days delivering a wide range of repair services, Seaspan’s Vancouver Drydock is pleased to announce that its refit activities on Oceania Cruise’s Regatta cruise ship were completed on schedule June 6, 2014.

Arriving on May 27 and departing on June 6, the 30,277 ton, 684-person capacity vessel underwent an extensive scope of work that included dry docking, general repairs and maintenance, and a variety of logistical support and specialized services.

“This truly was an all-hands-on-deck job at our state-of-the-art facilities in North Vancouver,” said Paul Hebson Vice President and General Manager, Vancouver Drydock. “Over the course of the project we employed almost 250 workers, delivering quality services literally thousands of hours a day, around the clock, and I couldn’t be happier with the final product.”

Seaspan’s Vancouver Drydock provides a full range of quality repair services and understands the importance of delivering vessels on-time and on-budget. Our cruise ship services, dry docking, general repairs and maintenance are customized to exceed the demands of the industry. Our full range of services include engineering, tail shaft repairs and fabrication, steel fabrication and repairs, diesel engine servicing, hull cleaning and painting and outfitting services. Specialized service includes glasswork, water and fire tight doors; stainless steel galley equipment; weight testing of davits; cranes and gangways; woodwork and joinery; tiles and deck covering and life boat davit repairs and wire exchanges.

For further information on Vancouver Drydock, please visit our website at: or read the below backgrounder.

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Jeff Taylor
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