About Seaco

Welcome to Seaco

We aim to be a “value add” long term partner to our customers. Our diversified high specification fleet allows us to supply all of our customers equipment needs. With decades of experience in the industry, our highly experienced employees seek to understand and meet our customers’ needs. We believe in being straightforward and transparent with our business partners and we are actively involved in CSR projects across the globe. 

 

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With a diversified high spec fleet and a global presence for a global industry – we are Seaco.

Jeremy Matthew

Chief Executive Officer

Our Parentage

Seaco was formed in 1998 as a 50/50 joint venture between General Electric Capital Corporation and Sea Containers Ltd. Seaco is a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Sea Containers Ltd (GSCL), a Bermuda company.  HNA Group Co Ltd., headquartered in the PRC, is a conglomerate with subsidiaries engaged in air transportation, logistics, shipping, hotel investments, financial services, tourism and other related businesses. HNA has more than 100,000 employees and is one of the largest non-government owned companies in the PRC. Bohai Leasing indirectly owns 100% of the equity interests of GSCL. HNA indirectly owns the majority of the shares of Bohai Leasing. The shares of Bohai Leasing are publicly traded on the Shenzen Stock Exchange.

Discover our Heritage

1960s
1960s

Sea Containers pioneers container design and leasing.

1974
1974

Sea Containers Ltd was organised by a Bermuda based company.

1981
1981

Genstar is formed in Hong Kong, and took over ITEL and CTI. Was purchased by GE Capital in 1984.

1998
1998

Joint venture began between Genstar and Sea Containers within Sea Containers House in London.

2006
2006

GE take overall control and implement best practice and compliance.

2011
2011

HNA Group Company Limited of China acquires GE SeaCo.

2013
2013

Seaco’s corporate position with the HNA group of companies is adjusted so that it now sits within the equipment leasing division of Bohai Leasing Co, a company listed on the Shenzhen stock Exchange.

2014
2014

Bohai Leasing announces the signing of a memorandum of understanding for the acquisition of Cronos Ltd of Bermuda.

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