Yang Ming Line

Yang Ming Line

Yang Ming Marine Transportation Corp. is a global shipping and logistics services company. Founded in Taiwan in 1972, Yang Ming now operates more than 90 container vessels with a combined capacity of more than 388,000 TEUs (20-foot-equivalent units).

Yang Ming container ship in Oakland port
18 May 2015
Taiwan’s three top lines became the latest carriers to join the black numbers club, all recording net profit for the first quarter on the back of rising revenue and falling operating costs.
Yang Ming Line container ship
16 Apr 2015
Yang Ming Line, Wan Hai Lines, Pacific International Lines and Cosco Container Lines have jointly kicked off a new container service between the Far East and the Middle East.
27 Mar 2015
OOCL and Yang Ming Line have expanded their joint China-Pakistan Express (CPX) Service by adding a direct call at Adani Hazira Container Terminal, a private facility in West India, starting in mid-April.
26 Jan 2015
The new carrier mega-alliances are set to shake up market share on the key Asia-North Europe liner trade while shippers will benefit from a greater choice of services, and probably lower freight rates, according to Drewry Shipping Consultants.
13 Jan 2015
Yang Ming Line has become the fourth carrier to offer a Richmond, Virginia, bill of lading for service on the James River container-on-barge service linking Richmond with Hampton Roads marine terminals.
13 Jan 2015
The YM Enlightenment, the third in a series of five identical 4,662-TEU container ships, was recently christened by Yang Ming Line at CSBC Corp. Taiwan’s Kaohsiung shipyard in China.
17 Dec 2014
Another set of historic rate increases are on tap for the trans-Pacific, as the 15 members of the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement announced hikes totaling $1,000 per FEU.
04 Dec 2014
The CKYHE Alliance this week received U.S. regulatory approval to further integrate its newest member, Evergreen Line, into its vessel-sharing agreement covering the trans-Pacific and trans-Atlantic trade lanes.
27 Nov 2014
Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) became the latest carrier to postpone a port congestion surcharge for cargo entering North America via West Coast gateways, reversing a decision to impose the levy announced just days ago.
26 Nov 2014
For the second time in two weeks, three carriers are reversing their decision to implement port congestion surcharges, though the reason wasn’t immediately clear.
Container lines’ global schedule reliability from January 2012 through September 2014.
03 Nov 2014
Shippers are enduring the worst bout of congestion at Los Angeles-Long Beach in years, but some analysts who follow container shipping say the situation will soon improve.
20 Oct 2014
The South Carolina Ports Authority today received the first ship call of a new consolidated South American east coast service that brings additional post-Panamax vessels to Charleston.