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Seaspan delivers record fleet expansion

Seaspan, one of the world's largest suppliers of tonnage to container carriers, expanded its fleet like never before in the first quarter of 2021. The company's operating profit increased to USD 216 million.

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Seaspan, which charters ships to the world's largest container carriers, including Maersk, Cosco and CMA CGM, went on an elaborate shopping spree in the first quarter and made a record expansion of the fleet, states the first quarterly report from Seaspan's parent company Atlas Corp.

Seaspan's fleet expanded with 36 new container vessels with a total capacity of 536,000 teu, including 32 newbuildings and four vessels purchased in the secondary market.

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