Awards & Milestones

We strive for financial, technological, environmental and safety-related excellence in our operations, and are regularly recognized by our industry peers.

  • April 2018 Seaspan is shortlisted for International Seafarers' Welfare & Assistance Network (ISWAN) Award in Shipping Company of the Year category for the second consecutive awards program
  • March 2018 Seaspan acquires the remaining 89% it did not own of Greater China Intermodal Investments LLC ("GCI") from affiliates of The Carlyle Group ("Carlyle") and the minority owners of GCI
  • March 2017 Seaspan is awarded Marine Money Deal of the Year for 2016 for Retail Fixed Income (Series G and H Preferred Shares)
  • April 2016 Seaspan is shortlisted for International Seafarers' Welfare & Assistance Network (ISWAN) Award in Shipping Company of the Year category
  • March 2016 Seaspan is shortlisted for Lloyd's List Awards (North America) in Operator of the Year (Ocean-Going) category
  • February 2016 Seaspan is awarded 2015 Marine Money Editor’s Choice Award for its $200 million Revolving Credit Facility
  • February 2015 Seaspan is awarded 2014 Marine Money Contribution to Ship Finance Award for its diverse and innovative financing transactions, including the shipping industry's first, and largest, "baby" bond at $345 million
  • July 2014 Seaspan is shortlisted for Lloyd's List Awards (Global) in Ship Operator Award category
  • April 2013 COSCO Pride is awarded Greenest Ship according to ESI to call at the Port of Rotterdam in 2012 by the Port of Rotterdam
  • February 2013 Seaspan is awarded Marine Money Deal of the Year for 2012 for Series D Preferred Share Issuance
  • March 2012 Seaspan receives the Pi Xiu Management Award for Best Performing Ship Management Company in Port State Control Inspections for 2011, and is also recognized for having the third highest gross tonnage on the Hong Kong Shipping Register in 2011, as presented by the Hong Kong Marine Department
  • December 2011 Seaspan Corporation acquires Seaspan Management Services Limited (which manages Seaspan Ship Management Ltd.) in a stock-based transaction valued at $54M
  • July 2011 Seaspan Ship Management Ltd. is nominated for Lloyd's List Awards (Global) in Ship Operator and Environment categories, and also celebrates 10 years of successful containership operation
  • April 2011 Seaspan is nominated for the Nor-Shipping Next Generation Ship Award for the design of our SAVER 10000 ship, recognized for its vast increase in operational efficiency and environmental responsibility
  • March 2011 Det Norske Veritas awards Seaspan Triple E level 3 for MOL Emerald. Triple E is an Environmental and Energy Efficiency rating scheme, and Seaspan is the first containership company to be accredited.
  • April 2008 Seaspan is awarded the MAN Diesel Green Stamp of Approval environmental award for demonstrating our commitment to the environment
  • March 2008 Det Norske Veritas awards Seaspan Corporation and Seaspan Ship Management Ltd. a letter of commendation in recognition of our outstanding pioneering work in containership management
  • February 2008 Marine Money lists Seaspan Corporation as the Public Equity Follow-on Deal of the Year for 2007
  • February 2007 Seaspan is recognized for placing the most accumulated gross tonnage on the Hong Kong Shipping Register in the year 2006
  • February 2006 Marine Money lists Seaspan Corporation as the Public Equity Deal of the Year for 2005, and Seaspan is recognized for placing the most accumulated gross tonnage on the Hong Kong Shipping Register in the year 2005
  • November 2005 Seaspan is awarded the Shipping Debt Deal of the Year Award, North America, as presented by Jane's Transport Finance
  • August 2005 Seaspan Corporation's $600M IPO is the largest shipping and third largest transportation IPO in the history of the New York Stock Exchange
  • December 2004 Seaspan is the first containership operator to break the 8000 TEU barrier
  • March 2004 Seaspan Crew Management India Private Limited is established
  • February 2003 Marine Money lists Seaspan's CP Ships transaction as Public Debt Deal of the Year for 2002
  • February 2002 Marine Money lists Seaspan's CSCL transaction as a Deal of the Year for 2001
  • July 2001 Seaspan delivers our first ship, CSCL Hamburg, which is one of the first 4250 TEU containerships to enter the market
  • April 2000 Seaspan Ship Management Ltd. is established
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