Seaspan Corporation

Seaspan Corporation

October 13, 2010 22:04 ET

Seaspan Announces Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Results for the Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2010

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwire - Oct. 13, 2010) - Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW) ("Seaspan") plans to release its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2010 on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 prior to market open. Seaspan plans to host a conference call for all shareholders and interested parties at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 to discuss the results.

Conference Call and Webcast Information:

Date of Conference Call: Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Scheduled Time: 10:00 a.m. ET / 9:00 a.m. Central Time / 8:00 a.m. Mountain Time / 7:00 a.m. Pacific Time
Participant Toll Free Dial In #: 1-877-246-9875
International Dial In #: 1-707-287-9353

To access the live webcast of the conference call, go to and click on "News & Events" 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 13:00 p.m. ET on October 27, 2010 through to 23:59 p.m. ET on November 10, 2010. The replay telephone numbers are: 1-800-642-1687 or 1-706-645-9291 and the replay passcode is: 17734764.

About Seaspan

Seaspan owns containerships and charters them pursuant to primarily long-term fixed-rate charters. Seaspan's contracted fleet of 69 containerships consists of 53 containerships in operation and 16 containerships to be delivered over approximately the next 19 months. Seaspan's operating fleet of 53 vessels has an average age of approximately five years and an average remaining charter period of approximately seven years. All of the 16 vessels to be delivered to Seaspan are already committed to long-term time charters averaging approximately 12 years in duration from delivery. Seaspan's customer base consists of eight of the world's largest liner companies, including China Shipping Container Lines, A.P. Moller-Maersk, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Hapag-Lloyd, COSCO Container Lines, K-Line, CSAV, and UASC.

Seaspan's common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "SSW".


This release contains certain forward-looking statements (as such term is defined in Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) concerning future events and our operations, performance and financial condition, including, in particular, the likelihood of our success in developing and expanding our business. Statements that are predictive in nature, that depend upon or refer to future events or conditions, or that include words such as "expects", "anticipates", "intends", "plans", "believes", "estimates", "projects", "forecasts", "will", "may", "potential", "should", and similar expressions are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements reflect management's current views only as of the date of this presentation and are not intended to give any assurance as to future results. As a result, you are cautioned not to rely on any forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements appear in a number of places in this release. Although these statements are based upon assumptions we believe to be reasonable based upon available information, including operating margins, earnings, cash flow, working capital and capital expenditures, they are subject to risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: future operating or financial results; our expectations relating to dividend payments and our ability to make such payments; pending acquisitions, business strategy and expected capital spending; operating expenses, availability of crew, number of off-hire days, dry-docking requirements and insurance costs; general market conditions and shipping market trends, including charter rates and factors affecting supply and demand; our financial condition and liquidity, including our ability to borrow funds under our credit facilities and to obtain additional financing in the future to fund capital expenditures, acquisitions and other general corporate activities; estimated future capital expenditures needed to preserve our capital base; our expectations about the availability of ships to purchase, the time that it may take to construct new ships, or the useful lives of our ships; our continued ability to enter into primarily long-term, fixed-rate time charters with our customers; our ability to leverage to our advantage Seaspan Management Services Limited's relationships and reputation in the containership industry; changes in governmental rules and regulations or actions taken by regulatory authorities; the financial condition of our shipyards, charterers, lenders, refund guarantors and other counterparties and their ability to perform their obligations under their agreements with us; changes in worldwide container demand; changes in trading patterns; competitive factors in the markets in which we operate; potential inability to implement our growth strategy; potential for early termination of contracts and our potential inability to renew or replace contracts; ability of our customers to make charter payments; potential liability from future litigation; conditions in the public equity markets; and other factors detailed from time to time in our periodic reports. We expressly disclaim any obligation to update or revise any of these forward-looking statements, whether because of future events, new information, a change in our views or expectations, or otherwise. We make no prediction or statement about the performance of our common shares.

Contact Information

  • Seaspan Corporation - Investor Relations Inquiries
    Mr. Sai W. Chu
    Chief Financial Officer
    The IGB Group - Media Inquiries
    Mr. Leon Berman