Awards & Milestones

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

05/20

Seaspan receives an Honorable Mention for 2020 Rear Admiral William M. Benkert, Marine Environmental Protection Award for Excellence, from the U.S. Coast Guard. The award celebrates companies engaged in marine facility or vessel operations that demonstrate continued distinction and exceptional achievement in protecting the marine environment. It also promotes innovations in operations, pollution prevention and response, environmental outreach and partnerships and delivers a mode for recipients to share their successful methods and techniques with others in the industry

04/20

Seaspan is awarded Marine Money’s Innovation Deal of the Year for 2019 for its $1 billion Vessel Portfolio Financing Program (the “Program”). This award recognizes excellence in financial innovation and Seaspan’s role in developing creative, industry-leading financing solutions. The Program combines core maritime law with financing elements from the aviation and transportation world, creating a one-of-a-kind maritime financing structure

06/19

4250 TEU Seaspan Fraser responds to Mayday call of distressed general cargo ship in Java Sea, rescuing full crew of 16 seafarers from two lifeboats and providing all necessary care until Indonesian SAR arrives; and 10000 TEU Seaspan Zambezi is awarded CSA Safety Achievement Award Citation of Merit for her 2018 participation in the rescue of 27 crew members from a containership on fire

03/19

Seaspan is awarded the 2019 Navis Inspire Award of Recognition in the Vessel Performance and Capacity Optimization category for its SAVER-concept vessel designs

10/18

Seaspan enters into a binding term sheet for potential investment of up to US$200 million in the restructured Swiber Holdings Limited, a publicly traded Singaporean offshore engineering, procurement and construction business that owns five maritime vessels

05/18

Fairfax agrees to invest a total $1 billion of equity in Seaspan through the exercise of two tranches of warrants

04/18

Seaspan is shortlisted for International Seafarers' Welfare & Assistance Network (ISWAN) Award in Shipping Company of the Year category for the second consecutive awards program

03/18

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

03/17

Seaspan is awarded Marine Money Deal of the Year for 2016 for Retail Fixed Income (Series G and H Preferred Shares)

04/16

Seaspan is shortlisted for International Seafarers' Welfare & Assistance Network (ISWAN) Award in Shipping Company of the Year category

03/16

Seaspan is shortlisted for Lloyd's List Awards (North America) in Operator of the Year (Ocean-Going) category

02/16

Seaspan is awarded 2015 Marine Money Editor’s Choice Award for its $200 million Revolving Credit Facility

02/15

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

07/14

Seaspan is shortlisted for Lloyd's List Awards (Global) in Ship Operator Award category

04/13

COSCO Pride is awarded Greenest Ship according to ESI to call at the Port of Rotterdam in 2012 by the Port of Rotterdam

02/13

Seaspan is awarded Marine Money Deal of the Year for 2012 for Series D Preferred Share Issuance

03/12

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

12/11

Seaspan Corporation acquires Seaspan Management Services Limited (which manages Seaspan Ship Management Ltd.) in a stock-based transaction valued at $54M

07/11

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

04/11

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

03/11

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.

04/08

Seaspan is awarded the MAN Diesel Green Stamp of Approval environmental award for demonstrating our commitment to the environment

03/08

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

02/08

Marine Money lists Seaspan Corporation as the Public Equity Follow-on Deal of the Year for 2007

02/07

Seaspan is recognized for placing the most accumulated gross tonnage on the Hong Kong Shipping Register in the year 2006

02/06

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

11/05

Seaspan is awarded the Shipping Debt Deal of the Year Award, North America, as presented by Jane's Transport Finance

08/05

Seaspan Corporation's $600M IPO is the largest shipping and third largest transportation IPO in the history of the New York Stock Exchange

12/04

Seaspan is the first containership operator to break the 8000 TEU barrier

03/04

Seaspan Crew Management India Private Limited is established

02/03

Marine Money lists Seaspan's CP Ships transaction as Public Debt Deal of the Year for 2002

02/02

Marine Money lists Seaspan's CSCL transaction as a Deal of the Year for 2001

07/01

Seaspan delivers our first ship, CSCL Hamburg, which is one of the first 4250 TEU containerships to enter the market

04/00

Seaspan Ship Management Ltd. is established

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