Seaspan announces $2 million investment in UBC NAME program


Seaspan presents the cheque for $2M to UBC. Photo credit: UBC Applied Science

Seaspan Vancouver announced a $2.9 million investment in the province’s marine industrial sector, CBC News reported.

UBC’s Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering masters program will receive $2 million of that amount over the next seven years.

Seaspan made the donation as part of Ottawa’s 30-year National Shipbuilding Strategy. BCIT, Camosun College and the Canadian Welding Association also received $300,000 donations each.

Similar stories appeared in the Journal of Commerce and Marine Link.