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...

Fortress to buy Interpool

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In a surprise move, container and chassis lessor Interpool has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement “to be acquired b...

Container lessors awash with cash…

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…but finding it increasingly difficult to spend. The ready availability of low cost funding for container acquisitions may not be doing th...

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...

Interpool buyout offer

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Martin Tuchman, chairman and CEO of container and chassis lessor Interpool Inc, supported by other significant Interpool stockholders and an...

CAI going it alone

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Container Applications International Inc (CAI), the world’s seventh largest container lessor with an owned and managed fleet of around 630...

Chassis pools come into their own

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The pooling of container chassis is not a new idea, but as world trade grows and evolves, the business model of chassis pooling is becoming ...

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....

Box lessors face more challenging times

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The world’s container leasing industry is bracing itself for its first downturn in over three years. The recent build-up of equipment stoc...

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...