LONDON, Aug. 29, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE:GSL), a containership charter owner, today announced that the Company's Chief Executive Officer, Ian Webber, is scheduled to present at the Jefferies 2012 Global Shipping Conference in New York on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 9 a.m. ET. The presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet and can be accessed at http://wsw.com/webcast/jeff72/gsl/. In addition, the accompanying slide presentation and webcast will be available in the Investor Relations section of Global Ship Lease's website: http://www.globalshiplease.com. About Global Ship Lease Global Ship Lease is a containership charter owner. Incorporated in the Marshall Islands, Global Ship Lease commenced operations in December 2007 with a business of owning and chartering out containerships under long-term, fixed rate charters to top tier container liner companies. Global Ship Lease owns 17 vessels with a total capacity of 66,349 TEU with an average age, weighted by TEU capacity, at June 30, 2012 of 8.3 years. All of the vessels are fixed on charters to CMA CGM with an average remaining term of 6.6 years, or 7.8 years on a weighted basis.
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