Seaspan Shipyards Delivers CCGS John Cabot, Completing First Class of Ships under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy
Three ships in 15 months demonstrates world-class capacity and capability, and accelerating NSS momentum
VICTORIA, BC, Oct. 9, 2020 /CNW/ – Today, Seaspan Shipyards officially delivered the third state-of-the-art Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel (OFSV) to the Canadian Coast Guard. The CCGS John Cabot is the third OFSV delivered by Seaspan Shipyards in the last 15 months and completes the first full class of large vessels under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). CCGS John Cabot will now join her sister ships already in service, CCGS Capt Jacques Cartierand CCGS Sir John Franklin.
The ultimate milestone in the shipbuilding process, delivery of this third OFSV caps a string of achievements with this vessel. The Seaspan Shipyards team together with suppliers and our customer logged dozens of first-ever accomplishments as they developed innovative approaches to successfully launch and complete the ship during the COVID-19 pandemic. On July 3, the