RAM tops a million

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Following a record trading year in 2007, UK-based Real Asset Management plc (RAM) has increased the volume of containers managed worldwide b...

Beacon opts for RAM

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Beacon Intermodal Leasing, the newest entrant to the international container leasing market (see WorldCargo News November 2007, p1), is to d...

BTMUCC throws hat into box leasing ring

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The recent round of consolidation in the container leasing industry that has seen Interpool and Carlisle Leasing merged under the Seacastle ...

Carlisle and Interpool become Seacastle

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With effect from November 1, Carlisle Leasing International and Interpool have been formally merged and rebranded as Seacastle Container Lea...

Seacastle plans IPO

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Seacastle Inc, the new company formed by Fortress Investment Group following its acquisition of Carlisle Leasing and Interpool, has filed an...

Box lessors confront a changing market

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The world’s container leasing industry is confronting a changed market climate as returns come under pressure like never before and increa...

Reefer leasing on the rebound

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The integral reefer leasing market has revived strongly in recent months and the outlook is upbeat for 2007. Per diem rates remain depressed...

A cooler year for reefer builders

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After achieving another production record in 2005, the global reefer manufacturing industry, has found the going tougher in 2006....

Simon Group to make US bid?

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In a surprise move, the Simon Group may bid for P&O Ports’ US operations that DP World has been forced to put up for sale....

Reefer lessors lose ground

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Despite the continued strength of the global reefer transport market, reefer leasing companies experienced a relatively quiet year in 2005....

New lessors join the fray

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Little over a year after announcing that it planned to invest US$500 mill over the next five years to expand its reefer leasing activities, ...

Another hot year for reefer lessors

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The world’s reefer leasing industry enjoyed another good year during 2004, even if it was less dramatic than 2003. All participants, inclu...

Reefer lessors riding a boom

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The reefer leasing sector performed very strongly in 2003 and the good times look set to continue into 2004...