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Our Industry

The Canadian Marine Industries and Shipbuilding Association is the national body giving a strong voice to our industry; broad support to our members; and a forum for successful collaboration across the country. The association will also work toward providing a broad range of data, information, and explanations for use by members and for the public at large.


Interested in shaping and promoting Canada's marine industries and shipbuilding? 

Job Board

Your national source for Canadian shipbuilding and marine industry jobs.


Make connections with other members and learn something new at our seminars. 

All Aboard!

On November 1st CMISA launched Canada’s first national job board focused exclusively on the marine and shipbuilding industries.

We are excited to help employers fill the labour gap with qualified in-industry talent, while helping Canadians gain access to exciting and rewarding careers in the maritime industry.

Contact us for information on posting to the job board, and subscribe to stay on top of the latest news and career opportunities.

Member of the Week

Vard Marine Inc. is a consulting naval architecture and marine engineering company established in 1983 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of VARD Group AS in Norway, a Fincantieri company. These partnerships give us access to a design and construction database from both VARD Group and Fincantieri that we can bring to projects worldwide.

Since its inception, Vard Marine has established an impressive client base, including shipbuilders, ship owners, ship operators and government agencies.  The company offers professional design engineering and shipbuilding technology services to clients throughout North America and internationally. 

Vard Marine specializes in the development of advanced technologies and its application to vessel designs for both commercial and military vessels.  To meet the high level of expertise required to provide innovative and effective solutions to clients' demands, Vard Marine employs more than 120 people between its three offices in Vancouver, BC, Ottawa, ON and Houston, TX. 

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