Global Ship Lease to Present at 3rd Annual Maxim Group Growth Conference

Sep 22, 2009

Global Ship Lease to Present at 3rd Annual Maxim Group Growth Conference LONDON, ENGLAND--(Marketwire - Sept. 22, 2009) - Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE:GSL)(NYSE:GSL.U)(NYSE:GSL.WS), a containership charter owner, today announced that the Company's Chief Executive Officer, Ian Webber, is scheduled to present at the 3rd Annual Maxim Group Growth Conference in New York on Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. ET.

The presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet and can be accessed at In addition, the accompanying slide presentation and webcast will be available in the Investor Relations section of Global Ship Lease's Web site at

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 world class container liner companies.

Global Ship Lease currently owns 17 vessels and has contracts in place to purchase two newbuildings from German interests for approximately $77 million each that are scheduled to be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2010. Once the contracted vessels have been delivered by the end of 2010, Global Ship Lease will have a 19 vessel fleet with total capacity of 74,797 TEU and a weighted average age at that time of 6.1 years and an average remaining charter term of approximately eight years. All of the vessels, including those contracted for future delivery, are fixed on long-term charters.

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