Seaspan has announced the appointment of Paul Hilder to Vice President, Marine Operations. As a member of Seaspan’s senior leadership team, Paul is ultimately accountable for overseeing the operational efficiency and safety of all vessels and marine crews. Working in collaboration with Port Captains, Dispatch and the Regulatory & Compliance departments, Paul will also oversee and monitor ongoing operational and training issues in order to reduce potential risks and liabilities to the company.
Paul has a long, storied past in the BC marine industry. He re-joined Seaspan Marine in February 2016 as Director of Operations. Prior to that, he worked at Seabridge Marine Services in its International Chartering and Operations divisions where he specialized in heavy lift project cargoes and semi-submersible jobs. In that role, he also managed all new build deliveries and specialized in marine transports. From 2008 to 2012, Paul was a Project Supervisor (Vessel Operations) with Seaspan. And, from 2005 to 2008 he was back at Seabridge Marine as Operations Manager.
“Paul has over 30 years’ experience in marine operations and is an invaluable part of the team,” said Bart Reynolds - President, Seaspan Marine. “I’m very happy he’s back in the Seaspan fold and look forward to working with him to ensure the continuous improvement of the safety and efficiency of the company.”