Evergreen Line will commence a first inbound at the port of Savannah in its Asia-US East Coast commencing January 2009. The move is being made to meet the needs of the growing retail distribution center development in the Georgia port area.
Commencing with the sailing from Yantian, China of the 4,211 TEU vessel, 'Ever Diadem 0453-081E', on January 10, 2009 the weekly service will employ the following rotation: Yantian－ Hong Kong － Kaohsiung － Colon － Savannah - New York － Baltimore － Colon －Yantian
The existing rotation calls New York, Baltimore and Savannah in the US. The change will reduce transit times inbound from the Asia by six days to Savannah. The transit time from the last Asia port, Kaohsiung, to the first American destination, Savannah, will be just 22 days.