Canada

Seaspan celebrates return of cruise ship activity

Seaspan celebrates return of cruise ship activity

Canadian shipyard operator’s prospects are improving rapidly following the resumption of regional cruise operations With the return of regional cruise operations post-pandemic, both Vancouver Drydock and Victoria Shipyards have had the opportunity to work on several cruise ships over the last 18 months. Four cruise ships docked at Vancouver Drydock in 2022. The first of […]

The Docksta LHSRV: all rescue regions covered

The Docksta LHSRV: all rescue regions covered

Emil Jonze, Docksta Varvet, Sweden and Dr Ronald Pelot / John Dalziel MRINA, Dalhousie University, Canada explain why the Docksta Loitering, Optionally Crewed, High Speed Rescue Vessel concept was deemed necessary, and run though the features of this innovative life-saver The following article is a slightly truncated version of presentations delivered at the World Maritime […]

Ro-ro North Star LNG conversion completed

Ro-ro North Star LNG conversion completed

Victoria Shipyards, a subsidiary of Canadian Seaspan Shipyards, has completed the conversion of the diesel engine onboard TOTE Maritime’s ro-ro ship North Star so that it can run on LNG as fuel. The vessel recently stayed at the yard for a 10-week program of work to enable the vessel to use dual-fuel technology. While at […]

Chantier Davie to acquire Helsinki Shipyard

Chantier Davie to acquire Helsinki Shipyard

Quebec, Canada-based Chantier Davie Canada has exercised an exclusive option to acquire the assets of Finland’s Helsinki Shipyard Oy (HSO). Exercising the option does not mean an acquisition is completed. It is subject to the successful execution of thorough due diligence, including financial, regulatory and legal considerations, as well as final decision making by Davie. […]

Cavitation awareness taken to the edge

Cavitation awareness taken to the edge

Canadian study shows propeller edge deviations increase URN As any marine engineer or hydrodynamicist can tell you, propeller cavitation is a reality of shipping. But as the causes of anthropogenic underwater radiated noise (URN) fall under increasing scrutiny from environmentalists and regulators there is mounting pressure to develop a deeper understanding of this perennial problem. […]

Scanning for saboteurs

Scanning for saboteurs

Kraken Robotics, Canada is hoping to increase its footprint in the ‘seabed intelligence’ market with its KATFISH-branded, towed synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) solution. Developed to conduct time-efficient, high-res seabed surveys, the KATFISH was recently demonstrated at several international naval exercises, including the US-hosted Advanced Naval Technology Expo (ANTX), prompting Kraken to announce its intentions in […]

Ghost gear busters

Ghost gear busters

The Lax Kw’alaams First Nation marine territory in Prince Rupert, BC, Canada has been plagued by a problem: over time, its fishing grounds have become polluted with discarded or lost fishing gear. As well as posing a risk to boat propellers and outboards, this ‘ghost gear’ debris has the potential to entangle, injure and kill […]

Virtually refined

Virtually refined

Seaspan Shipyards of North Vancouver, Canada has officially launched its HoloShip facility. Described as “an immersive visualisation system”, the facility incorporates digital twin technology, enabling ship designers and engineers to virtually ‘walk through’ their newbuild plans and general arrangements before the first steel is cut.   The HoloShip facility houses a 3D theatre room, in which a […]

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