Seaspan Declares Dividend of $0.25 Per Common Share for Fourth Quarter 2012
HONG KONG, CHINA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/07/13 -- Seaspan Corporation
(NYSE:SSW) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors has
declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per common share for the three
months ended December 31, 2012. The dividend will be paid on February
27, 2013 to all shareholders of record as of February 19, 2013.
Seaspan provides the world's major shipping lines with creative
outsourcing alternatives to vessel ownership by offering long-term
leases on large, modern containerships combined with industry leading
ship management and a reputation for safety, quality and innovation.
Seaspan's managed fleet consists of 89 containerships representing a
total capacity of over 600,000 TEU, including 16 newbuild
containerships on order scheduled for delivery by the end of 2015.
Seaspan's current operating fleet of 69 vessels has an average age of
approximately five years and an average remaining lease period of
approximately seven years. Seaspan's common shares, Series C
Preferred Shares and Series D Preferred Shares are listed on The New
York Stock Exchange under the symbols "SSW", "SSW PR C" and "SSW PR
The statements in this press release that are not historical facts
may be forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements
involve risks and uncertainties that could cause the outcome to be
materially different. These risks and uncertainties include, among
others, those discussed in Seaspan's public filings with the SEC.
Seaspan undertakes no obligation to revise or update any
forward-looking statements unless required to do so under the
Seaspan Corporation - Investor Relations Inquiries
Mr. Sai W. Chu
Chief Financial Officer
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Mr. Leon Berman
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