HNA moves in for TIP

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Almost two years after it acquired container lessor GE SeaCo from GE Capital and SeaCo Ltd, China’s HNA Group Company Ltd has returned to ...

For GE SeaCo read Seaco

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China’s HNA Group Company Ltd (HNA) and HongKong based Bravia Capital have completed the US$1.05B acquisition of the world’s fifth large...

New box flooring report…

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The New Materials Committee of the Container Owners Association (COA) has published an updated report on Alternative Materials for Container...

Busy times for reefer machinery builders

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Reefer demand has picked up during 2011 as the production dip of 2009-10 has been made good and shipping companies have resumed investment. ...

GE SeaCo under new ownership

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As speculated in last month’s issue of WorldCargo News (p1), China’s HNA Group Company Ltd (HNA) and Hong Kong-based private equity grou...

New runner in race for GE SeaCo

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HNA Group, the parent company of China’s fourth largest airline operator, Hainan Airlines, has emerged as a possible frontrunner in the bi...

Fresh runner in GE SeaCo race

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HNA Group, the parent company of China’s fourth largest airline operator, Hainan Airlines, has emerged as the frontrunner in the bidding t...

Good times back for container lessors

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Demand for leased containers is holding strong in 2011 as shipping lines remain short of capital funding for their own investment. Lease rat...

GE SeaCo sale close?

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According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, at least four bidders, including private-equity firms and rival container leasing companie...

Triton sale agreed

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Confirming earlier speculation in WorldCargo News Online, Warburg Pincus and Vestar Capital Partners, two leading global private equity firm...

GE SeaCo Considers its options

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GE SeaCo, the world’s fifth largest container lessor with a fleet of around 870,000 TEU, has announced that its board has decided to explo...

Container lessors bridging the gap

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Box demand has picked up strongly this year. With shipping lines severely cash-strapped, leasing companies are rushing to fill the gap....