Seaspan selects Transas for its Canada-based fleet

Transas shipping barges like this one have been fitted with the Transas Navi-Sailor 3000 ECSi in an effort to provide even better service. 

(N. VANCOUVER, BC — October 10, 2007) Seaspan, Canada’s premier marine transportation company, has standardized on the Transas Navi-Sailor 3000 ECSi for its fleet of coastal, deepsea tug, barge transportation and shipdocking fleet, being supplied and serviced by Transas Western Canadian agent Austin Navigation of Vancouver, BC. Forty-six ship sets have been fitted with the  electronic chart system (ECS) to date. Seaspan has provided reliable marine towing services to customers along North America’s Pacific coast since 1898.

Ken Pike, Seaspan Electronics’ Supervisor said that Transas ECS greatly contribute to Seaspan’s commitment to on time, safe transportation and delivery.

”We at Transas USA are pleased that the Navi Sailor is the ECS of choice for one of the largest marine transportation companies in North America, well known for their customer service and safety,” stated Michael Lynn Transas USA sales Manager.

Seaspan is a member of the Washington Marine Group. Washington Marine Group provides a wide range of marine related services to the Pacific Northwest. Within the Group are three shipyards, an intermodal ferry business, and a tug and barge transportation company that serves both domestic and international markets.

By Professional Mariner Staff