Seaspan’s Supply Chain Management department is responsible for all supply chain related activities (ie: demand planning, supplier selection, sourcing, negotiation, purchasing management, warehouse management, logistics and distribution management) on behalf of the member group of companies.

SCM is a centre-led organization with decentralized access via local supply chain professionals located throughout the operations to leverage centralized strategies while allowing for local specific operational requirements.

SCM has the authority, ownership and accountability for the commitment of funds for the acquisition by purchase or lease of all materials and/or services required by Seaspan and its affiliates.


The companies included within the SCM scope, includes, but is not limited to: Marine Petrobulk Limited Partnership, Seaspan Ferries Corporation, Seaspan ULC, Vancouver Drydock Company Ltd., Vancouver Shipyards Co. Ltd., Victoria Shipyards Co. Ltd.

Become a Seaspan Supplier

The Supplier Relationship Management Program requires that all suppliers and contractors who wish to do business with Seaspan or an affiliate company are pre-qualified based on their demonstrated ability to manage the health and safety, environmental and quality aspects of the materials and/or contracted work, in addition to satisfying the technical and commercial requirements of the scope of supply or work.

The Supplier Relationship Management Program forms an integral part of Seaspan’s ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001, and ISO 14001 Programs. Suppliers must be able to meet and/or exceed these requirements.

If you are interested in becoming a Seaspan supplier, we encourage you to register on our portal where you can provide us with important information about your company. Registering does not guarantee that your company will become a supplier for Seaspan, however, by registering, you alert Seaspan buyers of your interest and provide them with information to help them determine whether your company is appropriate for consideration. Please review our Standard Terms and Conditions. The first step in the pre-qualification process is to complete the supplier registration process. Visit the online Supplier Self-Registration Portal.

Supplier Registration

NSS Supplier Information

Suppliers’ Conference Presentation Materials Standard RFP Template

Contract Packs

Seaspan has implemented a Contract Pack format that will be used across all new shipbuilding projects that fall under the National Shipbuilding Strategy.

Standard Contract Pack | Model Contract Pack DIDs

Fill out the following form to request access to the Contract Packs and DIDs on this website.

Contract Pack access request