Global Ship Lease Announces Results of 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
August 24, 2020
LONDON, Aug. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE: GSL) (the “Company” or “GSL”) today announced the election of
three Term III Directors at the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders for 2020, held today in London.
The Directors, Michael Gross, Menno van Lacum and Alain Wils, were elected to serve until the 2023 Annual
Meeting of Shareholders and until such time as a successor has been duly elected and qualified.
Additionally, the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers S.A. as the Company’s independent public accounting firm for the fiscal year
ending December 31, 2020 was ratified.
About Global Ship Lease
Global Ship Lease is a leading independent owner of containerships with a diversified fleet of mid-sized and smaller containerships.
Incorporated in the Marshall Islands, Global Ship Lease commenced operations in December 2007 with a business of owning and chartering out containerships under fixed-rate charters to top tier container liner companies. On November 15, 2018, it
completed a strategic combination with Poseidon Containers.
Global Ship Lease owns 43 containerships, ranging from 2,207 to 11,040 TEU, of which nine are fuel-efficient new-design wide-beam,
with a total capacity of 245,280 TEU and an average age, weighted by TEU capacity, of 13.2 years as at June 30, 2020.
Adjusted to include all charters agreed, and ships acquired or divested, up to August 06, 2020, the average
remaining term of the Company’s charters at June 30, 2020, to the mid-point of redelivery, including options under the Company’s control, was 2.3 years on a TEU-weighted basis. Contracted revenue on the same basis was $659.1 million. Contracted
revenue was $743.6 million, including options under charterers’ control and with latest redelivery date, representing a weighted average remaining term of 2.6 years.
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or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
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