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Global Ship Lease partners with Ankeri to Digitalize Maritime Operations

Athens, Greece – Global Ship Lease (GSL), a leading container vessel owner with a fleet of 68 mid-sized container ships, has announced a strategic partnership with digital innovation leader Ankeri Solutions to utilize Ankeri's software platform to digitalize, streamline, and automate their maritime workflows. This collaboration aims to enhance vessel data-sharing capabilities with liner operators.

Thomas Lister, CEO of Global Ship Lease, expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership, stating, "Decarbonization and digitization are two big, overlapping challenges and opportunities facing our industry. We are impressed with Ankeri’s holistic approach to data consolidation, standardization, and integration across technical, commercial, and vessel performance functions. We believe that having timely, accessible, and actionable data will be increasingly critical to optimizing the energy efficiency of our fleet and meeting the needs of our customers, the liner operators. Partnering with Ankeri will help GSL stay ahead of the curve with best-in-class, dynamic software solutions to meet the evolving data-sharing demands from both customers and regulatory authorities."

Kristinn Aspelund, CEO of Ankeri Solutions, also commented on the new partnership: "Welcoming Global Ship Lease to Ankeri is a testament to our commitment to creating value for non-operating vessel owners. This partnership underscores the importance of a state-of-the-art data-sharing technology stack and collaborative digital workflows. We see that as essential for fostering new and more efficient ways of working within the maritime industry."

The initiative by Global Ship Lease to adopt Ankeri’s advanced digital solutions marks a significant step forward in their efforts to remain at the forefront of the maritime sector's transition towards more sustainable and efficient operations.

About Global Ship Lease: Global Ship Lease (GSL) is a containership owner, leasing ships to container shipping companies under industry-standard, fixed-rate time charters. The Company is a Marshall Islands Corporation, with an administrative office in Athens, and has been listed on the New York Stock Exchange since August 15, 2008, under the ticker NYSE:GSL. (

About Ankeri: Ankeri Solutions is a technology company specializing in providing innovative software solutions for the maritime industry. Ankeri provides digital infrastructure for shipping companies to collect and manage fleet data while digitalizing workflows and facilitating collaboration. Their tools assist shipping companies in optimizing vessel performance, reducing emissions, and advancing sustainability initiatives. (

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