Capital addition

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Capital Lease, currently the world's fastest growing container leasing company, has appointed Norman Layne as marketing director for the UK ...

Box lessors buy big again

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Prompted by a strong recovery in demand, which has pushed up utilisation levels, the global container leasing industry is once again investi...

Container lessors stay cautious

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After enduring a very tough year in 2001, the container leasing industry has witnessed a significant upturn in the market in the first six m...

Box financing opportunities remain

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Predictably, given the recent poor performance of the global transport sector, demand for container funding has fallen dramatically during t...

Reefer lessors face new freeze

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Although the reefer leasing sector is performing better than the dry freight box market, it still faces a number of problems...

A lean year for box lessors

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Confronted by the worst market downturn in over five years, container leasing companies have drastically cut their investment in new equipme...

Lessors scale back box purchases

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As container stockpiles have grown in recent months (see page 1 this issue), and average fleet utilisation has tumbled, so have most major c...

Container lessors face new uncertainties

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The year 2000 finally brought the long awaited upturn that had eluded container lessors during the preceding four years. However, the market...

Lessors commit to record investment

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Having seen a steady improvement in average utilisation and signs of a recovery in per diem rates, container lessors embarked on their large...