Tug sales success

It was a foggy February morning as the crowd gathered on the dock for the blessing of PrimePort Timaru's new $8 million tug - Titan. This vessel had been a long time in the planning. It was a proud moment for both John Kearns, commercial broker for SeaBoats, and Grant...

Seaspan LNG secures approval in principle for 7600cbm LNG bunker vessel

SeaspanLNG is pleased to announce that it has secured an Approval in Principle (AIP) with Bureau Veritas, for the design of a 7600cbm LNG bunker vessel.  The LNG bunker vessel is state-of-the-art and has been designed for ship-to-ship LNG transfer as well as well as...

Seaspan Ferries partners with Corvus Energy for Blue Whale ESS field trial

Seaspan Ferries Corporation is proud to announce that it has reached an agreement with Corvus Energy, of Bergen, Norway and Vancouver, Canada, for the first delivery of Corvus’ Blue Whale ESS, to be installed onboard one of their cargo ferries. Blue Whale is a new...

Thordon Bearings help keep world’s oldest steam-driven tug operational

One of the world’s oldest tugboats, the 117-year-old, steam-driven Daniel Adamson, is set to return to service offering short cruises along the River Weaver, a tributary of the fabled Mersey River in England, after the completion of a project to install new propeller...

Recent News

Castor Marine takes over SeaVsat assets

Today, Castor Marine, a leading Global VSAT Network Operator, announces its acquisition of the activities of SeaVsat, a maritime satellite Internet provider at sea based in Lelystad, the Netherlands. SeaVsat provided satellite Internet access to offshore vessels and...

Cryopeak LNG Solutions Signs MOU With Island Tug & Barge

Cryopeak LNG Solutions Corporation ("Cryopeak"), a Richmond BC based company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Island Tug & Barge Ltd. ("ITB"), a leading marine bulk fuels transporter, to deliver LNG bunkering services in Southwest British Columbia,...

Features

Silver Explorer sets sail

By Cindy Chan It may be called the Silver Explorer but this Arctic vessel is gold medal-worthy. The Silver Explorer is a high-end luxury cruise vessel, offering trips around the Arctic and Antarctic. According to Paul Hebson, vice-president and general manager of...

A mid-life upgrade, not a mid-life crisis

By Cindy Chan The Spirit of Vancouver Island will go on – and in more ways than one. The titular vessel is one of two Spirit classes in BC Ferries’ fleet, the other being the Spirit of British Columbia. The Spirit of Vancouver Island is currently undergoing its...

Tug designs from Canada to the world

By Robert G. Allan, P. Eng., FRINA, FSNAME, Robert Allan Ltd. executive chairman One hundred years ago, my grandfather, Robert Allan, emigrated to Canada with his wife, Caroline, and toddler son, Robert F. Allan. He was a university-educated naval architect – a rarity...

Major contract awarded for work on the Joint Support Ships

Mississauga-based INDAL Technologies Inc. has been awarded a contract to provide the helicopter handling system for the Joint Support Ships  Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) has awarded INDAL Technologies Inc. (INDAL) of Mississauga, Ontario, a contract valued at almost...

Seaspan Shipyards Appoints Tony Winter as Vice President

Winter brings considerable experience to the newly created role at Victoria Shipyards where he has served in consistently senior roles since joining in 2011 Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Winter as Vice President, Project...

Products

Thorn gives new class of towboat greater life expectancy

Thordon Bearings, of Burlington, Ontario, Canada, has received an order to supply four comprehensive shipsets of stern gear for a new class of towboat. The four boats are being built by US shipyard Master Marine of Bayou La Batre, Alabama, for Waterfront Services,...

SevenCs releases new ECDIS Kernel

The new version of the SevenCs ECDIS Kernel SDK (Software Development Kit) 5.20 has been designed to meet all future requirements of the latest international standards in order to reduce implementation irregularities and improve the overall usability of chart display...