About us

Canadian Maritime Engineering is part of The Russell Industries Group of Companies offering coast to coast solutions for the marine industry. CME West Coast has 3 Divisions on Vancouver Island situated in Port Alberni, Victoria and Nanaimo. We carry a $10,000,000 insurance policy and have bonding facilities in place.

CME bases its management policies on the ISO 9001:2015 model and follows all OSHA 18001 Safety Guidelines along with ISO 14001 Environmental Best Practices. No matter the scope of your marine project CME can provide the best quality for value that can be found on Vancouver Island.

Port Alberni Division

CME Port Alberni operates out of 3 facility on the West Coast of Vancouver all maintaining deep water access.

  • Location 1 - Bird Avenue
  • Location 2 - Harbor Rd SHED 2
  • Location 3 - Canal Beach

CME Port Alberni offers haul out capabilities up to 450t including one marine railway and two synchro-lifts with full shipyard repair services. Port Alberni has a deep history in boatbuilding with over 175 new construction builds to its credit. CME has continued to expand over the years serving BC forestry, mining and power generation industries.

CME Port Alberni offers 40,000 sq feet of indoor manufacturing / new vessel construction as well as 5 acers of outdoor manufacturing / shipyard repair. CME has full machine shop services and extensive field and site equipment resources and capabilities.

Victoria Division

CME Victoria specializes in alongside vessel re-fit and repair industrial manufacturing and vessel deconstruction. CME Victoria has successfully completed many refits for the Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Coast Guard over the many years. CME’s labour force exceeds industry security standards and facility is controlled good certified. CME Victoria specialize in custom manufacturing, machining and millwright services, piping and mechanical systems, Coatings and onsite service.

Nanaimo Division

CME Nanaimo has haulout capabilities up to 1000t dockings on the marine railway measuring 54 feet wide x 151 feet long. CME’s 2nd cradle is 19 feet wide x 40 feet and can haul a maximum capacity of 80t. CME Nanaimo offers full shipyard service including alongside refits and has 6,000 sq feet of shop manufacturing space.


Coast to Coast Solutions

The Russell Industries Group of Companies

We are proud to be one of Canada's fastest growing companies. Together, with our sister companies, we are able to provide a full range of project and maintenance services for all of your industrial needs.

2020 Canada's Fastest Growing Companies