Evergreen Line

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.

24 Aug 2014
Carriers in the east-west head-haul trades may opt to cancel fewer sailings this year in response to reduced volumes of China during the country’s Golden Week holiday in early October.
Shipping containers in port with crane
16 Oct 2013
Container shipping lines in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement Westbound section are attempting to set...
11 Oct 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November.
23 Sep 2013
A Greek shipowner-charterer has taken delivery of the first in a series of 10 ships with capacities of 13,800 20-foot-equivalent units that will be deployed on Evergreen Line services.
23 Sep 2013
Capt. C.J. Wang, chairman of Evergreen Marine Corp., died of illness Sept. 20 at the age of 61, the company said. Evergreen President C.Y. Chang will take over the chairman’s duties temporarily until the board elects a new chairman.