Global Ship Lease Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast

Global Ship Lease Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Release, Conference
Call and Webcast

LONDON, Feb. 25, 2013 (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 fourth quarter of 2012 on
Monday, March 11, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The Company will issue
financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2012 on Monday,
March 11, 2013 before the open of market trading.

What:  Fourth Quarter 2012 Conference Call and Webcast
      
When:  Monday, March 11, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time
      
Where: There are two ways to access the conference call:
      
      Dial-in: (866) 682-8490 or (631) 621-5256; Passcode: 14137489
      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 Monday, March 25, 2013 at (866) 247-4222 or (631) 510-7499.
Enter the code 14137489 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 December 31, 2012 of 8.8 years. All of the current vessels
are fixed on charters to CMA CGM with an average remaining term of 6.1 years,
or 7.4 years on a weighted basis.

CONTACT: Investor and Media Contact:
         David Burke
         The IGB Group
         646-673-9701