Seaspan Marine Transportation Makes Senior Leadership Changes

British Columbia-based Seaspan Marine Transportation has made changes to its senior leadership team following an organizational restructuring, the company has announced.

Frank Butzelaar, who most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Seaspan Marine, has assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer of the Washington Companies, Seaspan’s parent corporation. He will work with Larry Simkins, CEO of the Washington Companies, and oversee the strategic direction of subsidiaries Montana Rail Link, Seaspan Marine Transportation and Southern Railway of British Columbia.

Ian McIver, previously the senior vice president of corporate development with Seaspan Marine, has been appointed president of Seaspan Marine Transportation, and will be accountable for SMT’s overall operations and performance. He joined SMT in March 2018.

Also, Gord Miller, previously Vice President, Seaspan Ferries, has become chief operating officer of Seaspan Marine Transportation, and will be responsible for the safety and management of the day-to-day operations, SMT said in a May announcement.