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Mark Lamarre has been named CEO of Seaspan Shipyards. (Photo: Seaspan Shipyards)

Lamarre Named CEO at Seaspan Shipyards

Mark Lamarre, who most recently served as CEO of Australian Shipbuilding Company (ASC), has been named CEO of Seaspan Shipyards effective immediately. Lamarre succeeds Brian Carter, who stepped down to pursue other opportunities.Lamarre’s appointment follows recent Seaspan Shipyards additions to the senior leadership team, including Jari Anttila (previously with Philly Shipyard Inc. and Meyer Turku in Finland) as COO and Christof Brass (previously with Airbus Group SAS) as CFO.Lamarre is an experienced shipbuilding executive with more 30 years of experience in operations, and business transformati

Peter Kim (Photo: Seaspan Shipyards)

Building the Next Generation of Shipbuilders

Peter Kim was a new graduate of UBC’s Electrical Engineering program when he saw a posting for an exciting job at Seaspan Shipyards. Even though he did not quite meet the experience requirements for the position – “they were looking for someone with five plus years, I had two years as a co-op student,” laughs Peter – he decided to apply anyway. Long story short, he got the job; is closing in on four years at Seaspan as a Junior Production Engineer; and, it’s fair to say that neither Peter nor Seaspan have looked back.Peter has barely seen the time go by. “With

Seaspan Shipyards Names Anttila COO

Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) appointed Jari Anttila as Chief Operating Officer (COO), who has more than 25 years of experience in shipbuilding and industrial operations. Previously with Philly Shipyard Inc. where he served as Senior Vice President, Anttila has considerable experience in successfully leading organizations through large shipbuilding projects. Prior to joining Philly Shipyards Inc., he held positions as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President with Meyer Turku and its predecessors in Finland. Mr. Anttila has contributed to the successful delivery of

Brian Carter, President and Chief Executive Officer–Seaspan Shipyards. Photo courtesy Seaspan

Seaspan Appoints Brass as CFO

Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) has appointed Christof Brass as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Christof brings over 20 years of experience successfully delivering large, complex programs for multinational companies. With an extensive back-ground in strategic financial planning and analysis, Christof will help drive the continued success and improvement of Seaspan.   “As a leader with experience in transforming international finance teams, Christof has all of the skills that we were looking for to lead the financial components of our business,” said Brian Carter, President and CEO

Catherine Chick (Photo: Seaspan)

Seaspan Appoints Three

and a Master of Business Administration from McMaster University.   Shawn joined Seaspan in June 2013 as Director, Safety & Environment and was appointed to the role of Vice President, Health, Safety, Environment & Quality in March 2016. As part of both the Seaspan Marine and Seaspan Shipyards Senior Leadership Teams, Shawn provides strategic leadership and direction for all HSEQ management systems throughout Seaspan. Additionally, Shawn will be the driving force behind a culture of safety, environmental stewardship, quality and efficiency throughout the company.   Shawn brings

Vancouver Shipyards (Photo: Seaspan)

Seaspan Appoints Three to its Executive Team

, bunkering, ship repair and shipbuilding services, named three senior leaders to its corporate executive team, the company announced today.   The appointments include Paul Thomas as Vice President, Engineering – Vancouver Shipyards; Matt Boydston as Vice President, Finance – Seaspan Shipyards; and Billy Garton as General Counsel for Seaspan ULC.    As Vice President, Engineering, Thomas is primarily responsible for engineering and design on new ship construction, in addition to the development and maintenance of engineering standards and engineering governance for Vancouver

(left to right) Vancouver Shipyard’s Chester Saret - Burning Area Chargehand, Brian Carter – President, Seaspan Shipyards, and Mike Corrigan – President & CEO, BC Ferries, oversee the first cut of steel on the new BCFS Cable Ferry.

Vancouver Shipyards Begins Building New Cable Ferry

a long and established relationship working with BC Ferries in building and repairing ships for the people of British Columbia, and we are proud to begin construction today of its first-ever Cable Ferry at our new, state-of-the-art, $185 million facility,” said Brian Carter, President – Seaspan Shipyards. The Cable Ferry project follows several other BC Ferries contracts that have been successfully completed at Seaspan Shipyards in 2013/14, including maintenance refits on the Northern Adventure, Island Sky, Coastal Celebration and Spirit of Vancouver Island. “With community roots

Tim Page

Seaspan Appoints Page as VP, Government Relations

Seaspan has announced that Tim Page has joined Seaspan Shipyards as Vice President, Government Relations. Tim will provide leadership to Seaspan Shipyards, acting as the primary representative with Government agencies and non-Government Organizations (NGOs), responsible for building and maintaining relationships with federal, provincial and local authorities, regulatory agencies and key policy makers. Tim comes to Seaspan from Ottawa, with over 30 years of experience in positions of leadership and senior management across diverse sectors of the Canadian economy. Most recently, he served as

Canada’s Largest Gantry Crane: Seaspan Unveils Name

;s Ella Tinto.    “The number of great names and quality of the creative inspiration we received was nothing short of incredible, and Seaspan is honoured to have had the opportunity to collaborate with a long-standing community partner,” said Brian Carter, President, Seaspan Shipyards. “Our new 300-tonne gantry crane not only marks a major milestone in the Government of Canada’s National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS), but it also represents a permanent fixture in the North Shore skyline and the future of North Vancouver.”   The crane is

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