Global Ship Lease Announces First Quarter 2014 Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast

LONDON, April 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE:GSL), a containership charter owner, announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss the Company's results for the first quarter 2014 on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The Company will issue financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 before the open of market trading.

What: First Quarter 2014 Conference Call and Webcast
When: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time
Where: There are two ways to access the conference call:
Dial-in: (877) 445-2556 or (908) 982-4670; Passcode: 31952129
Please dial in at least 10 minutes prior to 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time to ensure a prompt start to the call.
Live Internet webcast and slide presentation:
http://www.globalshiplease.com

If you are unable to participate at this time, a replay of the call will be available through Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at (855) 859-2056 or (404) 537-3406. Enter the code 31952129 to access the audio replay. The webcast will also be archived on the Company'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 March 31, 2014 of 10.1 years. All of the current vessels are fixed on charters to CMA CGM with an average remaining term of 6.7 years on a weighted basis, or 7.6 years excluding the two vessels on short-term charters.

CONTACT: Investor and Media Contact: The IGB Group Bryan Degnan 646-673-9701 or Leon Berman 212-477-8438Source:Global Ship Lease, Inc.