Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel

Project Name: Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel

Project Description: The Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel (OFSV) will support fisheries research on Canada’s east and west coasts. The first OFSV was launched on December 8, 2017 and two more ships are currently under construction at Vancouver Shipyards.

Production Design Services: Genoa Design International provided 3D modelling and production deliverables in structure, pipe, HVAC, electrical, hot outfit and equipment.

Designer: Vard Marine Inc.

Builder: Seaspan Vancouver Shipyards

Owner: Canadian Coast Guard


Length overall: 63.4 m

Beam: 16.0 m

Depth: 8.65

Draft: 6.1 m

Speed: 12.0 Knots

Power: 3 x 1550 KW diesel electric