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...

CTI Maritec integration creates first maritime-focused service for all ship guid and materials testing

Maritec Pte Ltd., the fuel and oil testing services company acquired by leading certification company Centre Testing International Group (CTI), is now fully integrated into the group’s marine division, leveraging CTI’s world-class R&D capabilities to create the...

Med Marine’s new series tug now operates in Hadera

Med Marine delivered a new series tug MED-A3280-SD (shallow draft) tugboat to National Coal Supply Corporation (NCSC)’s fleet operating in Hadera. NCSC is a state company that handles the procurement and transportation of coal in Israel.  Named after the port she will...

Recent News

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

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...

Seaspan ULC appoints Brent Hale as chief administrative officer

 Seaspan ULC has announced the appointment of Brent Hale as chief administrative officer (CAO). Brent joined Seaspan in June 2015 as vice president - human resources (HR). In this capacity Brent led the strategic reorganization of HR at Seaspan - successfully...

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...