Seaspan News

8/11/21

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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17/9/21

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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9/6/21

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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23/3/21

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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18/12/20

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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17/9/20

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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1/9/20

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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25/6/20

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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11/6/20

Scrubber Project Completion

With the departure of the 14,000 TEU YM Welcome from Yiu Lian Dockyard’s anchorage after her successful sea trials, the Scrubber Project production phase is complete. The five 10,000 TEU vessels and five 14,000 TEU vessels that have successfully undergone scrubber retrofits constitute the largest capital program our company has undertaken outside of newbuilding projects. ...

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27/2/20

Seaspan Announces Closing of Holding Company Reorganization

Seaspan Corporation today announced the company’s reorganization to create a new holding company, Atlas Corp. (“Atlas”). In conjunction with this reorganization, Atlas expects to announce the closing of Atlas’ acquisition of APR Energy Limited (“APR”), a global leader in fast-track, mobile power solutions.  With the completion of this transaction, Seaspan and APR will both become ...

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