Thursday, October 4, 2018
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
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Thursday, May 31, 2018

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
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
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: 14

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: 8

Friday, November 4, 2016
Seaspan Shipyard, Vancouver

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
Total Views: 84

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
Total Views: 1

Thursday, June 25, 2015

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: 93

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: 4

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: 17

Monday, March 31, 2014

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: 3

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
Total Views: 51

Monday, November 4, 2013
hyundai tenacity containership

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: 91

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: 5

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: 27

Monday, July 29, 2013

Seaspan Places $550 Million Order for More Containerships

In Seaspan’s latest financial earnings report, CEO Gerry Wang broke the news about having placed a $550 million order for an undisclosed number of new containerships. In an interview with Mr....

July 29, 2013
Total Views: 5

Monday, June 17, 2013

Gerry Wang: “Deals in Pipeline”

Gerry Wang, CEO of Seaspan, says the industry is in the very early innings of the increase in container volumes, standing firmly by his prediction of a seven percent increase in 2013.

June 17, 2013
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Seaspan May Order 15 More Containerships from Hyundai Heavy

(Bloomberg) — Seaspan Corp, a ship-leasing unit of Tiger Group Investments, may order as many as 15 more container ships over the next year to benefit from the lowest vessel...

January 29, 2013
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
seaspan containerships

Seaspan Orders Four Fuel Efficient, 10,000 TEU Containerships

New York-listed Seaspan Corporation (NYSE: SSW) announced Wednesday that it has signed contracts for the construction of four fuel efficient 10,000 TEU containerships and also agreed to purchase of four...

January 23, 2013
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Engineering News

Seaspan Goes Big with Supersize Order of 14,000 TEU Containerships

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) announced today the signing of a newbuild contract with Vancouver-based Seaspan Corp. for five 14,000 TEU containerships, including an exercisable option for five more. Over the...

January 16, 2013
Total Views: 2

Monday, April 16, 2012

Seaspan Marine Calls on STX Know-How to Help with NSPS Facility Upgrades

Canada’s Seaspan Marine Corporation says it has entered into a technology support agreement with STX Offshore and Shipbuilding that will help its Vancouver Shipyard optimize planned facilities upgrades for the...

April 16, 2012
Total Views: 2