Groundbreaking Initiative: Seaspan Completes Rollout Of Starlink Across Entire Fleet


Seaspan Corporation (Seaspan), a leading independent maritime asset owner and operator, has completed the groundbreaking initiative to equip its entire fleet with SpaceX’s Starlink satellite connectivity, marking a significant milestone in the company’s digital transformation journey.

Starlink Integration 

Seaspan is amongst the first major owner/operators of containerships to fully integrate Starlink’s low latency, high bandwidth service across its entire fleet. This achievement underscores Seaspan’s commitment to technological innovation and its position as an industry leader in adopting leading technology solutions.

Building on a collaborative partnership with SpaceX, Seaspan has been at the forefront of utilizing Starlink’s low-earth orbit communications in the maritime industry, recognizing its potential to meet the unique and ever-growing demands of containership marine operations.

Torsten Holst Pedersen, Seaspan’s Chief Operating Officer, commented, “Seaspan is proud to be at the forefront of innovation in the maritime industry. Enhanced connectivity on board our vessels will translate to increased efficiency, safety, and seafarer welfare across our fleet.”

Cutting Edge Technology 

Garret Wong, Vice President of Information Technology, added, “In today’s digital age, where data transfer demands continue to skyrocket for leveraging AI and other innovative technologies, it was crucial to establish robust high-bandwidth communication capabilities across our fleet. With the implementation of Starlink on all our vessels, we are now well-positioned to take advantage of the latest emerging state-of-the-art technologies in the maritime industry.”

By strategically embracing this cutting-edge technology, Seaspan reaffirms its dedication to enhancing communication and advancing operational excellence at sea.

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Source: Seaspancorp