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May 2016 Plant Tour

May 26, 2016
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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Seaspan Vancouver Shipyard
50 Pemberton Avenue
North Vancouver, BC V7P 2R2

If you would like the chance of joining us on the APICS Fraser Valley Plant tour of Seaspan Vancouver Shipyard on May 26, 2016, be sure to register early as space is very limited.

Quite a bit of the tour is outside, so be sure to dress for the weather.  You will need to be wearing your steel-toed boots and eye protection. 

Security will need our signup information 2 days in advance; including your driver’s license number & name on the license. Your ID will have to be checked before your access badge to the facility can be issued.  You will also need to provide at security check-in your signed waiver form. (link below)

The plant tour fee of $10 will be used towards your sandwich – please select one of the following options:

  • Tuna
  • Veggie
  • Roast Turkey
  • Roast Beef
  • Chicken Salad
  • Ham & Cheese
  • Breakfast wrap (egg & bacon)

This is an afternoon tour; allowing us to be in the facility while second shift is working.

3:30 pm – Find a parking spot
3:40 pm – Yard access at Security Gate
4:00 pm – Start tour
-          Tour wrap-up and discussion & sandwiches
-          Leave facility 


Seaspan is an association of Canadian companies primarily involved in coastal and deepsea transportation, bunkering, ship repair and shipbuilding services in Western North America. In addition to the marine transportation services offered directly through Seaspan, commercial ferry, shipyard and bunkering services are provided via affiliate companies: Marine Petrobulk, Seaspan Ferries, Vancouver Drydock, Vancouver Shipyards and Victoria Shipyards.

Vancouver Shipyards

Vancouver Shipyards has forged a solid reputation for the design, construction, maintenance and repair of all types of vessels. Repair services are centered on a Syncrolift marine elevator of 1200 tonnes capacity. The yard’s facilities include a major steel forming shop, a large fabrication and assembly hall and a 20,000 square foot, totally enclosed paint facility where entire vessels are sheltered for external painting. The yard also has the capability to drydock multiple vessels simultaneously.

Canada’s Non-Combat Shipbuilder

In October 2011, the Government of Canada formed a partnership with Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards to build future state-of-the-art Non-Combat vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy. Vancouver Shipyards will build up to 17 vessels, worth $7.3B CDN, at our facilities in North Vancouver over the next 10 to 15 years.


$10.00 Plant Tour


Seaspan Visitor Waiver (must be completed)