COVID-19 Case at VSL and Vaccination Opportunities


Our rapid tests are continuing at VSY throughout September, and they are providing reassurance that anyone with COVID-19 can be alerted to this early on.  In addition, arrangements have been made for employees who wish to take their first or second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.  Employees can either:

There is no need for employees to register, however, they must inform their supervisor or manager in advance of their participation.

We continue to communicate any cases of COVID-19 in the shipyards to you with roundups summarizing reported cases that have workplace exposures:

Date Location Positive Test Results – Case Details Further Impacts
2021-09-16 VSL (yard) The employee last worked on Monday, September 13, and is now isolating at home. One close contact. The employee is currently isolating at home.


TOTAL cases to date across all 3 shipyards = 85
TOTAL cases to date at SMT = 13
TOTAL cases to date at Seaspan ULC/Shared Services = 11


We have been emphasizing throughout the pandemic the message to please stay at home if you feel unwell. Continue to complete your self-assessments every day. Report any changes to your health, however minor. If you feel unwell, stay home. If you have any questions, contact our Wellness team immediately (; 604-990-3316).

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