Raising of the Flags

Dating back to the days of fighting sail, the maritime community has always maintained our deep-seated traditions.  Keel laying ceremonies, vessel christenings, the hoisting of the colours and the rigid system of shipboard life, are all traditions that date back eons and yet still permeate our modern society.   Flags, in particular, have always held … Continued

Thank You, Gary!

Since March, we have all had to adjust our way of life because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although Ontario and Canada have begun to reopen gradually, COVID-19 continues to be a severe threat to our society. As our communities and workplaces slowly move into different reopening stages, we must remain committed to protecting ourselves and … Continued

Thank you Alexandra

Over the last three months, we have all faced challenges dealing with an unprecedented global pandemic. Our personal and professional lives have been turned upside down as we adjust to living and doing business under social distancing guidelines and the possibility of contracting and spreading COVID-19. We were fortunate to be deemed an essential business, … Continued

Seaspan Shipyards and Heddle Shipyards join forces in bid to deliver the Polar Icebreaker to the Canadian Coast Guard

Exclusive teaming agreement will bring shipyards in Canada’s largest province into the NationalShipbuilding Strategy June 9, 2020 – North Vancouver, BC and Hamilton, ON – Seaspan Shipyards (Vancouver Shipyards Co. Ltd.) and Heddle Shipyards (Heddle Marine Service Inc.), the largest operator of shipyards on the Great Lakes, today announced they have entered into an exclusive teaming … Continued

The Port Weller Dry Docks has a Bright Future

Take a drive down Lakeshore Road towards Lock One on the Welland Canal, and you will be greeted by sight not seen since in many years. This year, Heddle Shipyards secured not one but two dry docking projects for the winter of 2020. We are honoured and excited to be docking the M/V Kaministiqua for … Continued

25 years of services

Heddle Shipyards has come a long way in the thirty plus years that we have been in business.

M.V Clearwater conversion

As a busy summer draws to a close and the preparations for winter works begin to take place, Heddle Shipyards is looking forward to an active fall with a number of large and exciting project on the horizon.  None more exciting than the conversion of the MV Clearwater for the Beausoleil First Nations community of … Continued