Seaspan Adds Two Secondhand Containerships

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

September 10, 2020

© Mariusz / Adobe Stock

© Mariusz / Adobe Stock

Containerships owner and operator Seaspan Corporation announced Thursday it has taken delivery of two 13,000 TEU vessels built in 2010 and 2011, and both containerships have commenced long-term time charters with a global liner.

Bing Chen, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Seaspan, said, "Despite the unprecedented pandemic, we have now completed the acquisition of 13 high-quality vessels since December of 2019. We continue to execute on one of our key growth strategies through our strong pipeline of quality growth opportunities with a disciplined focus on assets that further strengthen long-term partnership with our customers and generate attractive risk-adjusted returns.

"We are excited about the opportunities ahead, and remain focused on continuing to expand the scope of our businesses while leveraging operational excellence and a strong liquidity position."

Seaspan's fleet currently consists of 125 containerships, representing total capacity of approximately 1,049,000 TEU

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