Frank Butzelaar, who most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Seaspan Marine Transportation (a Washington Company), has assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer of the Washington Companies. Frank will work closely with Larry Simkins, CEO of the Washington Companies, and oversee the strategic direction of Montana Rail Link (MRL), Seaspan Marine Transportation (SMT) and Southern Railway of British Columbia (SRY). Ian McIver has been appointed President, Seaspan Marine Transportation and will be accountable for the overall operations and performance of SMT, with a strong focus on safety, stakeholder relations and customer service excellence. Gord Miller will move from his current role of Vice President, Seaspan Ferries to become Chief Operating Officer, SMT. Gord will be responsible for the safety and management of the day-to-day operations of Seaspan Ferries and Seaspan Marine. He will focus on establishing long-term plans for the business in line with the company’s strategic plan, fulfilling revenue targets and maintaining stakeholder relationships.