Mr. Peter Curtis is Chief Operating Officer of Seaspan Corporationrationration. since February 8 2012. He is responsible for ship building programs overall operations and commercial management of the vessels managed by the company Manager including the company vessels. From 2001 to 2012 Mr. Curtis was vice president of SSML. From 1981 to 1989 Mr. Curtis served in the South African Navy where he attained the rank of Lt. Commander in charge of the submarine maintenance facility and design office. From 1989 to 1991 he was an associate with a firm of engineering consultants in Cape Town working on offshore and naval architectural projects such as offshore oil and gas as well as other marine projects. From 1991 to 1999 Mr. Curtis was with Safmarine where he was responsible for the operations of a mixed fleet of containerships handysize and capesize bulkcarriers and also oversaw a number of new building programs. Prior to joining SSML in 2001 Mr. Curtis was based in Cyprus for two years with Columbia Ship Management as technical director. In 1981 he obtained a B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering degree at Natal University in Durban South Africa
Curtis also obtained his Master?s degree in Naval Architecture from University College in London, England and his B.Sc. in business from Stellenbosch University in South Africa.
The company has Return on Asset of 3.48 % which means that on every $100 spent on asset it made $3.48 of profit. This is considered to be average in the sector. In the same way, it shows return on shareholders equity (ROE) of 7.91 % implying that it generated $7.91 on every 100 dollars invested.
The company has 3.78 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 2.16 meaning that the company heavily relies on borrowing funds for operations. Seaspan Corporation has Current Ratio of 1.22 demonstrating that it may have difficulties to pay its financial commitments when the payables are due.
Seaspan Corporationration operates as an independent charter owner and manager of containerships in Hong Kong. Seaspan Corporation [SSW] is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in Majuro, and employs 3,700 people.
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