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 is a 354’ expedition cruise ship that carries 144 passengers and 118 crew.  She’s been classed Lloyds since delivery in 1989 and is … [Read more...]

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. The New York-listed lessor, with an operating fleet of 112 ships, said it planned to invest up to $200m in the restructured Singapore-based oilfield services … [Read more...]

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 Tuesday. Under the deal, Season is acquiring the remaining 89% of GCI that it does not already own from affiliates of The Carlyle … [Read more...]

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 the ships were returned to Seaspan from the bankrupt South Korean container carrier Hanjin Shipping and four of the ships are in final stage at the shipyard. The work … [Read more...]