HONG KONG, CHINA – Feb. 12, 2008 /CNW/ – Seaspan (NYSE:SSW) plans to release its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2007, on Tuesday, February 19, 2008 prior to market opening.
Seaspan plans to host a conference call for all shareholders and interested parties immediately following the release at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss the results.
Conference Call and Webcast Information: Date of Conference Call: Tuesday, February 19, 2008 Scheduled Time: 10:00 a.m. ET / 9:00 a.m. CT / 8:00 a.m. MT / 7:00 a.m. PT Participant Toll Free Dial In #: 1-877-419-6600 International Dial In #: 1-719-325-4937
To access the live webcast of the conference call, go to www.seaspancorp.com and click on "Investor Relations" then "Events & Presentations" for the link. The webcast will be archived on the site for one year.
A replay of the conference call will also be available from 1:00 p.m. ET on February 19, 2008 through to 11:59 p.m. ET on March 4, 2008. The replay telephone numbers are: 1-888-203-1112 or 1-719-457-0820 and the replay passcode is: 6413332.
Seaspan owns containerships and charters them pursuant to long-term fixed-rate charters. Seaspan's contracted fleet of 68 containerships consists of 29 containerships in operation and 39 containerships to be delivered over approximately the next 4 years. Seaspan's operating fleet of 29 vessels has an average age of approximately 5 years and an average remaining charter period of approximately 8 years. All of the 39 vessels that Seaspan has contracted to purchase are already committed to long-term time charters averaging approximately 11 years in duration from delivery. Seaspan's customer base consists of seven of the world's largest, publicly traded liner companies, including China Shipping Container Lines, A.P. Moller-Maersk, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Hapag-Lloyd, COSCO Container Lines, K-Line and CSAV.
Seaspan's common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "SSW".