Earlier this month, B.C.-based Seaspan unveiled their first Canadian Coast Guard Ship, built under the federal government’s National Shipbuilding Strategy, putting a spotlight on the growing local marine manufacturing and maintenance industry.
The newly-built ship is the first of three 63-metre offshore-fisheries science vessels to be deployed off Canada’s west and east coast. In December, Seaspan expects the ship to be launched to Vancouver Island for final interior construction at the company’s Victoria Shipyards, prior to testing and sea trials.
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