North Vancouver, BC ‒ Seaspan Marine Transportation is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Barron as Vice President, Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ). As a member of Seaspan’s senior leadership team, Steve is responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction for all health, safety, environment and quality management systems throughout Seaspan Marine, Seaspan Ferries and Marine Petrobulk. He oversees the HSEQ strategy, business plans and initiatives and leads a team of dedicated safety professionals.
“Steve is a Master Mariner who brings more than 35 years of operational, safety, quality and environmental management experience in the maritime and offshore industries to Seaspan,” says Frank Butzelaar, CEO of Seaspan Marine Transportation. “As Seaspan continues to focus on building a world-class safety culture, I am confident that Steve’s dedication to safety and his passion for continuous improvement will help us achieve this.”
Steve joins Seaspan from International Maritime Services, where he was Director HSEQ. He has served as Principal Maritime Advisor and Incident Investigator to three governments, Harbour Master of eight ports and Senior Lecturer at two maritime academies, including three years as Senior Lecturer at the Australian Maritime University.
About Seaspan Marine Transportation
Seaspan Marine Transportation is a group of Canadian companies that are primarily involved in ship assist, coastal and deep-sea transportation, ferry services and fuel bunkering on the west coast of North America. With well over a century of successful participation in coastal commerce, Seaspan is a major partner in the Pacific Northwest marine economy.