Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) has awarded BCS Automation (BCS) a contract for work on the Government of Canada’s new Offshore Oceanographic Science Vessel (OOSV).
BCS is supplying a ship control and monitoring system for the OOSV. The system is designed to provide ship personnel with all the basic alarms and status information they require in order to maintain the safe and efficient operation of the machinery, auxiliary systems and other relevant equipment.
The system features built-in self-diagnostics, an intuitive, user-friendly interface and a fail-safe redundant network to enhance safety and reliability.
“Seaspan Shipyards’ work under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) is rebuilding a marine supply chain across Canada. This contract with BCS Automation is the latest example of the supply chain development which is creating and sustaining highly skilled middle class Canadian jobs,” said Mark Lamarre, chief executive officer, Seaspan Shipyards.
“On behalf of BCS Automation I am pleased to announce that our company has been awarded a contract by Seaspan for work on the Canadian Coast Guard’s new Offshore Oceanographic Science Vessel. At BCS we pride ourselves in being able to successfully deliver reliable turnkey solutions to complex automation issues. We are proud of our partnership with Seaspan and of our participation in the National Shipbuilding Strategy as we work to help deliver a world class vessel that meets the unique needs of the Canadian Coast Guard,” added Nathan Bowland, general manager, BCS Automation.