Wednesday, October 21, 2020
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Maritime News

Seaspan Secures Industry-First Sustainability Linked Loan

Seaspan Corporation, a leading containership owner and operator, says it has secured a $1.8 billion sustainability-linked loan, marking a first of its kind in the containership leasing industry. The loan...

October 21, 2020
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Tuesday, February 25, 2020
containership
Maritime News

Seaspan Fleet Surpasses 1 Million TEU

Hong Kong-based owner and operator Seaspan has surpassed the one million TEU mark with the purchase of four modern containerships for approximately $367 million in cash, the company said Tuesday. ...

February 25, 2020
Total Views: 7

Thursday, November 14, 2019
container shipping
Maritime News

Containership Deal Brings Seaspan’s Fleet Close to One Million TEU

Hong Kong-based Seaspan has announced plans to purchase a fleet of six containerships that will bring its fleet close to one million TEU. The six ships will be purchased on...

November 14, 2019
Total Views: 10

Monday, June 3, 2019
Environment

Damen to Build Two LNG-Battery Hybrid Ferries for Seaspan

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has been awarded a contract to build two hybrid LNG/battery-powered roll-on/roll-off ferries for British Columbia-based Seaspan Ferries. The vessels will be constructed at Damen’s shipyard in Mangalia,...

June 3, 2019
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Maritime News

Containership Operator Seaspan Exploring Opportunities in LNG

Hong Kong-based containership operator Seaspan Corporation has signed a framework agreement with COSCO Shipping’s energy transportation unit for a strategic cooperation related to exploring opportunities in liquified natural gas. COSCO...

April 3, 2019
Total Views: 2

Friday, October 26, 2018
Maritime News

Seaspan Completes Dry Docking of Ice-Strengthened Expedition Ship SILVER EXPLORER

Seaspan, the large Canadian marine conglomerate, announced this week that its Vancouver Drydock division recently completed a project on the innovative ice-classed passenger liner SILVER EXPLORER.  The Bahamian-flagged SILVER EXPLORER...

October 26, 2018
Total Views: 14

Thursday, October 4, 2018
containership
Maritime News

Seaspan Diversifies as it Steps In to Take Control and Save Swiber

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Seaspan, the world’s largest non-operating containership owner, has announced its first significant investment outside the sector, suggesting it intends to diversify its business model....

October 4, 2018
Total Views: 14

Thursday, May 31, 2018
News

Fairfax Commits to New $500 Million Investment in Containership Owner Seaspan

By Scott Deveau (Bloomberg) — Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd., the investment firm run by Prem Watsa, is preparing to increase its investment in Seaspan Corp. by $500 million to help...

May 31, 2018
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Wednesday, March 14, 2018
containership
Maritime News

Seaspan Grows ‘Eco’ Containership Fleet with Acquisition Greater China Intermodal Investments

Independent containership owner and operator Season Corporation has announced its acquisition of the remaining shares Greater China Intermodal Investments, which will significantly increase the company’s earnings per share, Seaspan announced...

March 14, 2018
Total Views: 5

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Press Releases

Seaspan trusts MacGregor for a series of container stowage system upgrades to improve fleet efficiency

Seaspan Corporation, world’s leading independent owner, operator and manager of containerships, has placed an order with MacGregor for cargo system update of its eleven 10,000 TEU container vessels. Seven of...

March 30, 2017
Total Views: 3

Friday, November 4, 2016
Blog

Ship Photos Of The Day – Seaspan Shipyard, Vancouver

By Cindy Konrad (gCaptain) On October 19, 2011 ,under the National Shipbuilding Strategy, a $30 billion project, Seaspan won a major contract to rebuild the Canadian government’s non combat  vessels....

November 4, 2016
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Friday, June 17, 2016
Maritime News

Seaspan Denies Hanjin Fee Cut Dealing Blow to Shipping Line

By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — Seaspan Corp., a container ship-leasing company, said it won’t accept Hanjin Shipping Co.’s request for a cut in charter rates by about 30 percent, dealing...

June 17, 2016
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Thursday, June 25, 2015
Defense

Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyard Cuts Steel on Canada’s First NSPS Vessel – Sir John Franklin

  Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards (VSY) jas cut steel on the first National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) ship, the Canadian Coast Guard’s Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel (OFSV). The start of construction...

June 25, 2015
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Maritime News

Canada’s Seaspan Turns to Turkish Shipyard for LNG-Fueled Ferries

Seaspan Ferries Corporation, a unit of Vancouver-based Seaspan Marine Corporation, says it has awarded a contract to Sedef Shipyard of Istanbul, Turkey for the construction of two LNG-powered ferries.

November 19, 2014
Total Views: 1

Friday, September 12, 2014
Maritime News

Yang Ming Confirms Time Charter Extensions for 14,000 TEU Seaspan Containerships

New York-listed Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW) announced today that Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. has confirmed a ten year fixed-rate time charter extension for five 14,000 TEU SAVER design containerships currently under construction at CSBC Corporation in Taiwan.

September 12, 2014
Total Views: 1

Monday, March 31, 2014
News

Seaspan Opts For More ‘SAVER’ Ships

Hong Kong-based Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW) announced Monday it has exercised options for the construction of four additional 10,000 TEU ‘Saver-design’ containerships at shipyards in China. The will be built at...

March 31, 2014
Total Views: 1

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Seaspan Takes Delivery of First SAVER-Design Containership

Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW) announced Thursday that it accepted delivery of its first SAVER design containership, the 10,000 TEU Hanjin Buddha.

March 20, 2014
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Monday, November 4, 2013
hyundai tenacity containership
Maritime News

Leasing Giant New Ships and Containers Remains a Healthy Business Amid a Dismal Sector

By Gavin van Marle, There have been few sectors of the liner shipping business that have done well over the past few years, but businesses leasing both containerships and containers...

November 4, 2013
Total Views: 22

Monday, September 30, 2013

Seaspan Adds Five 10,000 TEU Containerships to Newbuild Orderbook

Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW) announced Monday that it has exercised options for the construction of five 10,000 TEU class containerships at subsidiaries of Yangzijiang Shipbuilding in China.

September 30, 2013
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Seaspan Adds Five 14,000 TEU Newbuilds After Inking Charter Contracts

Seaspan orders five additional fuel-efficient 14,000 TEU containerships after signing long-term, fixed rate time charter contracts with Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp.

August 13, 2013
Total Views: 9