Global Ship Lease Announces Third Quarter 2015 Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast

LONDON, Oct. 21, 2015 (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 third quarter of 2015 on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The Company will issue financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2015 on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 before the open of market trading.

What: Third Quarter 2015 Conference Call and Webcast
When: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 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: 64670303
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:

If you are unable to participate at this time, a replay of the call will be available through Friday, November 20, 2015 at (855) 859-2056 or (404) 537-3406. Enter the code 64670303 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 mainly long-term, fixed-rate charters to top tier container liner companies. Global Ship Lease owns 20 vessels with a total capacity of 90,538 TEU and an average age, weighted by TEU capacity, at September 30, 2015 of 11.5 years. All 20 vessels are currently fixed on time charters, 15 of which are with CMA CGM. The average remaining term of the charters at September 30, 2015 was 4.8 years or 5.1 years on a weighted basis, excluding Ville d'Aquarius and Ville d'Orion, which are deployed in the short-term charter market.

CONTACT: Investor and Media Contact: The IGB Group Bryan Degnan 646-673-9701 or Leon Berman 212-477-8438

Source:Global Ship Lease, Inc.