Seaspan Shipyards Celebrates Handover of HMNZS Te Kaha

Seaspan’s Victoria Shipyards (VSL) celebrated the handover of HMNZS Te Kaha at a ceremony in Esquimalt April 26th. The handover ceremony marks the transfer of care of HMNZS Te Kaha from the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) to Lockheed Martin Canada (NYSE: LMT) and VSL. Today’s event follows last month’s formal announcement that VSL had been awarded work on the Frigate Systems Upgrade for the RNZN’s ANZAC class frigates as a subcontractor for Lockheed Martin Canada. “Being awarded this project demonstrates Seaspan’s Victoria Shipyards’ capabilities as a leader in ship…

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Victoria Shipyard fully equipped to meet growing demand for LNG vessel engine conversions

Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) demonstrates its capabilities with liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessel engine conversions in the wake of a major project milestone. Victoria Shipyards (VSL) was selected by TOTE Maritime Alaska to carry out the yard production work and docking necessary for the conversion of their two TOTE Orca class vessels to dual-fuel systems, a process which is being carried out in four phases and will enable the two ships to use LNG as fuel. The ‘North Star’, the first of the two 839-foot-long roll-on, roll-off cargo ships which carry…

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Seaspan Shipyards’ Canadian Expertise to be Shared Internationally with Awarding of Lockheed Martin Canada Contract for New Zealand’s Frigate System Upgrade Project

Seaspan Shipyards is pleased to have been awarded the Frigate Systems Upgrade project as a subcontractor for Lockheed Martin Canada on the Royal New Zealand Navy’s ANZAC Class frigates. The project will upgrade the surveillance, combat and self-defence capabilities of the ANZAC frigates to match current and future threats and address obsolescence of some of the frigates’ current systems. “Seaspan Shipyards is proud to be working with Lockheed Martin Canada and the Government of New Zealand in upgrading the Royal New Zealand Navy’s ANZAC Class frigates,” said Brian Carter, President…

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