New Ship Launched.
On December 8th 2017, Seaspan Shipyards launched their first ship built and designed under Canada’s National Ship Building Strategy. The Sir John Franklin, having been named after the famous British naval officer and Arctic explorer, is the first of three ships being built by Seaspan Shipyards. This vessel is presently in Victoria undergoing sea trials before ultimately being handed over to the Canadian Coast Guard. Watch the video of the launch celebration below.