A long-standing partner in Canada’s Submarine Sustainment Enterprise


A long-standing partner in Canada’s Submarine Sustainment Enterprise

Canada’s trusted submarine sustainment partner

For over 15 years, Team Victoria-Class, a team comprised of Babcock Canada, Seaspan Victoria Shipyards, and BMT, have been a long-standing partner to Canada in delivering submarine maintenance and sustainment support, under the Victoria In-Service Support Contract (VISSC).

Our Canadian team includes over 500 dedicated engineers, technologists, project, production, and supply chain experts with specific Victoria-Class knowledge and experience.

Over the life of the VISSC, the team has leveraged both its Canadian expertise and global experience in submarine sustainment to develop unparalleled Victoria-Class Submarine platform knowledge and a strong Canadian supply chain.

We are proud to be a partner of the Royal Canadian Navy, federal government, and industry partners and we look forward to continuing to support Canada now and into the future.

Seaspan Victoria Shipyards

+15 years as the sole Canadian industrial provider of submarine refit production management, expertise, and labour.

Seaspan’s Victoria Shipyard is a trusted partner and repair facility for the Government of Canada, including the Canadian Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Navy, and in the global marine industry.

Seaspan delivers value to their customers to help them meet their distinctive mission requirements with an approach that combines decades of experience and a proven commercial and defence foundation to deploy solutions and deliver results.

As a global leader in submarine sustainment with unparalleled experience in Canada, Babcock has worked in partnership with their enterprise colleagues in the Royal Canadian Navy, the Federal Government, and the private sector to grow and strengthen Canada’s strategic industrial capability for submarine sustainment.

Under VISSC, Babcock has delivered a complex mix of services such as Program Management, Design & Engineering, Materiel Management, and Production Support that have enabled the delivery of safe, highly capable submarines to Canada.

+25 years’ experience delivering submarine design and engineering services.

BMT has over 14 years providing systems engineering expertise, project management, and submarine configuration and design leadership to the VISSC.

Their team of conventional submarine subject matter experts bring proven performance in submarine naval architecture, marine and electrical engineering and internationally recognized expertise in welding and materials engineering to complex challenges.

Investing in Canada

  • +2,000 Canadian jobs maintained annually

  • +$2 billion in GDP impact into the Canadian economy

  • +1,260 highly skilled engineering and technical jobs maintained annually

  • +450 Canadian suppliers from coast-to-coast

  • +15 years of experience supporting Canada’s Victoria-Class submarines

Evolution of Team Victoria-Class

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