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ZIM SAMMY OFER Naming Ceremony Held in SHI Shipyard in Korea

  The 15,000 TEU LNG-Powered vessel is the first of 10 ordered in a long-term chartering agreement between ZIM and Seaspan Corporation A celebratory naming ceremony was held at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Korea for the ZIM SAMMY OFER, a 15,000 TEU LNG-powered vessel that is the first of 10 ships ordered by ...

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Seaspan Corporation in Partnership with ONE Conducts a Large-Scale Simulation Crisis Response Drill

Seaspan Corporation partnered with Ocean Network Express (ONE) to conduct a large-scale simulation crisis response drill on December 2, 2021, including the vessel, Seaspan Belief. ONE and Seaspan’s respective management teams planned this collaboration over two months and structured it to ensure they could benefit from exposure to realistic incident circumstances. It provided Seaspan with ...

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Congratulations, Seaspan, at Hong Kong Marine Department Awards

The Hong Kong Shipping Registry held their awards ceremony for the 2020 year this week; the ceremony was modified to comply with COVID-19 safety protocols, and Capt. Carlos Antao attended on Seaspan’s behalf to receive two awards: Outstanding Performance in Port State Control Inspection for Hong Kong registered ships in the year 2020, and the ...

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Edwin Johnathan – Winner of The Unsung Heroes of 2021 Award at London International Shipping Week

Edwin Johnathan, Chief Cook, has been named a winner in the Seafarer category for the Ince Inspired: The Unsung Heroes of 2021 award of shipping at London International Shipping Week. Mr. Edwin Jonathan joined Seaspan in 2014 as a Messman. He was aboard ‘Seaspan Saigon’ when the COVID-19 outbreak started and, due to the newly ...

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On Board Vaccinations of Seafarers

Seaspan is celebrating the completion of our first on-board COVID-19 vaccination clinics, with many more to come. The impact of the pandemic has been felt all over the world, and seafarers are no exception. In addition to working far from home and worries for their loved ones, the seafaring community has had to cope with ...

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Seaspan Signs on as Strategic Partner of Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping

Today, Seaspan Corporation has signed a Partnership Agreement with the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping, joining with other partners to develop carbon neutral solutions and new alternative fuels. With 70,000 ships, global shipping accounts for around 3% of total global carbon emissions. Further, this is likely to increase as other industries tackle ...

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Seaspan Fleet Achieves IHM Certification

The Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) Certification will be required of all ships trading in the European Union region as of December 31, 2020. Rather than focus only on those vessels we have trading in the EU today, on December 14, 2020, Seaspan successfully gained certification for 112 vessels in 2020, making our entire fleet ...

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Seaspan’s COSCO Malaysia Rescues Four From Disabled Yacht

On September 13th 2020, Seaspan’s 8500TEU container vessel COSCO Malaysia, under the Command of Capt. Rusu Bogdan Drago, carried out a dramatic rescue at sea. Four US nationals were on board a disabled sailing yacht, which was foundering in gale force weather conditions caused by Tropical Storm Sally. The US Coast Guard & Maritime Rescue Coordination ...

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Seaspan Seafarers Volunteer: Tree Planting at Bopagam

Our seafarers from Sri Lanka have always volunteered for noble causes to celebrate June’s annual IMO Day of the Seafarer. This year, to reinforce and extend our commitment to the environment both onboard and ashore, a reforestation drive was organized at Bopagama, Attanagalla. Fortunately, Sri Lanka has been one of the more successful countries in ...

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Seaspan Gains ISO 14001:2015 Certification

We are pleased to share that Seaspan Ship Management Ltd. Vancouver has gained ISO 14001:2015 certification for Ship Management Services for Container and Dry Cargo Ships (shore operations), in addition to our existing  ISO 9001:2015 certification. Despite the impact of the global COVID-19 crisis, the audit was able to proceed as scheduled thanks to DNV ...

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