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Seaspan Joins IMPA SAVE – Getting to Zero Single-Use Plastic Onboard

Seaspan has joined the IMPA SAVE team as a pledger. By joining the pledge, Seaspan emphasizes its dedication to eliminating single-use plastics onboard vessels and fostering sustainable practices across the maritime sector. The International Marine Purchasing Association (IMPA) has taken a significant stride towards sustainability with its commitment to the Plastic Zero Pledge. Recognizing the ...

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Seaspan Corporation and Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping Receive Approval in Principle from ABS for Ammonia-Fueled Container Vessel

Vancouver, July 26, 2023 – Seaspan Corporation, in collaboration with the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping (MMMCZCS) and Foreship, has been granted Approval in Principle (AiP) by the classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for the design of a 15,000 TEU ammonia-powered container vessel. The certificates were presented at the MMMCZCS ...

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Seaspan appoints new Chief Commercial Officer

Seaspan Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Kun Li to the role of Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).  Mr. Li joined Seaspan in 2018 and has demonstrated strong leadership and the ability to be a catalyst for innovative advancements over the past five years. As CCO of Seaspan, he will work to consolidate all ...

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Seaspan enters agreement for methanol main engine retrofit solutions with MAN and Hapag Lloyd

Vancouver, Canada, July 6, 2023 – Seaspan Corporation (“Seaspan”), a global leader in containership ownership and management, in collaboration with Hapag-Lloyd, one of the leading global liner shipping companies, has entered into a Conversion Commitment Agreement with MAN Energy Solutions. Under the terms of the Agreement, MAN PrimeServ, MAN Energy Solutions’ after-sales division, will deliver ...

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Seaspan Corporation Leads Maritime Industry With Groundbreaking Starlink Technology Deployment

VANCOUVER – June 22, 2023 – Seaspan Corporation (Seaspan), a leading independent charter owner and operator of containerships, is proud to announce a foundational initiative for its digital transformation journey with utilization of SpaceX’s Starlink. As the first major owner/operator of containerships to fully equip its fleet with Starlink’s low latency and high bandwidth service, ...

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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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