This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Global Ship Lease Reports Results For The Third Quarter Of 2010

Revenue and Utilization The 17-vessel fleet generated revenue from fixed rate long-term time charters of $40.0 million in the three months ended September 30, 2010, up 6% on revenue of $37.6 million for the comparative period in 2009. The increase in revenue is due to the purchase of our seventeenth ship in August 2009 and from lower off-hire. During the three months ended September 30, 2010, there were 1,564 ownership days, up 56 or 4% on 1,508 ownership days in the comparable period in 2009. There were no dry-dockings in the three months ended September 30, 2010 and no off-hire days, giving a utilization of 100%. In the comparable period of 2009, there were 16 planned off-hire days for drydocking and four unplanned off-hire days, representing utilization of 98.7%.

For the nine months ended September 30, 2010 revenue was $118.8 million, an increase of 9% on $108.8 million in the comparative period. With one additional vessel, ownership days at 4,641 were up 237 or 5% on 4,404 in the comparative period. Further, off-hire days in the nine months ended September 30, 2010 were two, compared to 58 in the comparative period in 2009 including 16 planned days off-hire for drydocking.

Vessel Operating Expenses Vessel operating expenses, which include costs of crew, lubricating oil, spares and insurance, were $10.9 million for the three months ended September 30, 2010. The average cost per ownership day was $6,992 in the third quarter 2010 compared to $6,565 for the second quarter, up $427 or 7% due mainly to catch up spend on maintenance and higher crew costs. The third quarter 2010 average daily cost was up 3% from the average daily cost of $6,820 for the comparative period in 2009 due to higher spend on maintenance and crew offset by lower lubricating oil consumption from slow steaming and following installation of alpha lubricating equipment on a number of vessels.

For the nine months ended September 30, 2010 vessel operating expenses were $30.7 million or an average cost per vessel per day of $6,612 compared to a total of $31.5 million or an average of $7,156.

3 of 9

Select the service that is right for you!

Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!


DOW 17,804.80 +26.65 0.15%
S&P 500 2,070.65 +9.42 0.46%
NASDAQ 4,765.38 +16.9840 0.36%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs