Evergreen Line

Evergreen Line operates the fourth-largest container fleet in the world, with more than 180 ships with total capacity of approximately 650,000 TEUs (20-foot-equivalent units).

Evergreen Line is the unified common trade name for the four shipping companies of the Evergreen Group. The brand ‘Evergreen Line’ is used for international marketing purposes for the company, which is based in Taipei, Taiwan.

Evergreen Line was the third-ranked container carrier in U.S, containerized import trade in 2013, with volume of 1,319,994 TEUs, up 9.1 percent year-over-year, giving it market share of 7.3 percent. Furthermore, it was No. 4 in U.S. containerized export trade in 2013, with volume of 788,083 TEUs, up 0.9 percent year-over-year, and with market share of 6.2 percent. For more carrier rankings, see the JOC’s Top 40 Container Carriers special topic.

COSCO, ‘K’ Line, Yang Ming, Hanjin, and Evergreen Line have agreed in principle to an expanded CKYHE Alliance.

20 Apr 2016
The Ocean Alliance was born in Shanghai on Wednesday as CMA CGM, China Cosco Shipping, Evergreen Line and OOCL signed a memorandum of understanding to offer more than 40 global services connecting markets in Asia, Europe and the United States.
19 Apr 2016
CMA CGM, China Cosco Shipping, Evergreen Line and OOCL on Wednesday morning are expected to announce in Shanghai that they will form a shipping alliance, a move aimed at blunting the power of the major vessel-sharing agreement between the two largest global container lines, Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co.
07 Apr 2016
Global container lines operating in Russia that were found guilty of collusion in 2012 and 2013 plan are appealing the controversial decision of Russia’s Federal Anti-Monopoly Service that threw a shadow on their image in the country.
09 Mar 2016
The CKYHE Alliance is reorganizing its service network for Asia-Europe and Asia-Mediterranean trades as the carriers try to counter the weak demand and excess capacity that is plaguing the route and dragging down freight rates.
23 Feb 2016
Taiwan’s Evergreen Group has announced management changes as a succession fight continues among the four sons of company founder and chairman Chang Yung-fa, who died Jan. 20.
22 Feb 2016
Evergreen Group will have no chairman following the death of company founder Chang Yung-fa but will appoint senior executives for each of the company’s subsidiaries, according to published reports in Taiwan.
16 Feb 2016
CMA CGM and Cosco are leading efforts to create a new vessel-sharing alliance that could include Evergreen Line and OOCL and would shake up three of the four major east-west carrier groupings, the Alphaliner newsletter reported.
16 Feb 2016
Fifteen leading ocean container carriers, including Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Co. and CMA CGM, have offered to change their practices for setting freight rates to settle an antitrust probe, the European Commission said Tuesday
20 Jan 2016
Yung-Fa Chang, who founded Evergreen Group with a second-hand freighter and built the Taiwan-based company into a global ocean, air and land transportation and business conglomerate, died Jan. 20 in Taipei. He was 88.
07 Jan 2016
The refurbished Nutter terminal at the Port of Oakland will receive its first vessel call Friday since Everport Terminal Services closed the facility in early November for upgrades.
31 Dec 2015
Adani Ports’ aggressive efforts to woo more ship calls at its newly-acquired Kattupalli Port on India’s east coast appear to be bearing fruit.
23 Dec 2015
Russian regulators won’t levy fines against the five container lines it says colluded on prices in 2012 and 2013 on lanes connecting to Asia until next year.