We explore world shipbuilding options, from Asia and Europe to Canada and beyond. The issue also looks at the latest in ship design technologies.
Faced with a shortage of Canadian seafarers, on June 25 Canada signed agreements with Georgia, the Philippines, and the United Kingdom to allow their certified seafarers to work onboard Canadian vessels. This
Québec Clty headquartered Ocean Group Inc. has acquired Verreault Shipyard, located in the municipality of Les Méchins, Québec, in the Gaspé Peninsula. The yard’s facilities include a 244 meter long by 26
One of the world’s largest ferry operators—Canada’s BC Ferries—last week released its results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2022. The good news: traffic, revenue, net earnings and expenditures were all
Yesterday, the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) marked the opening of the Seaway’s 64th navigation season. The Canada Steamship Lines’ Trillium Class bulk carrier CSL Welland was the first ship to
In an announcement welcomed by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), Transport Canada has announced that cruising will return to Canadian waters in the first week of April. “The ability to welcome
Following a 20-week refit, the Marilyn Bell I ferry, which connects passengers, vehicles and supplies to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, is now the first fully-electric ferry in Canada. It is powered
Saint John, New Brunswick, headquartered J.D. Irving Group company Atlantic Towing has selected Vard Electro to integrate a hybrid battery system into the diesel-electric propulsion plant of its 2017-built PSV Atlantic Shrike.
Canada’s largest ferry operator, Victoria, B.C., headquartered BC Ferries, today released its results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021 (fiscal 2021). Not surprisingly, the results reveal that the COVID-19 had
The Government of Canada is to move forward with the construction of two Polar icebreakers under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). One will be built by Seaspan Shipyards in Vancouver, British Columbia.