Evergreen Marine Corp. Ltd., Hatsu Marine Ltd., Italia Marittima S.p.A. and Evergreen Marine Ltd. will adopt a unified common trade name Evergreen Line for international marketing, effective May 1, 2007. All four carriers are affiliates of Evergreen of Taiwan.
There will be no effect on the services previously provided individually by the four carriers. They are all independent companies and will continue to act as shipowners and operators.
Beginning May 1, the four carriers will issue a unified bill of lading title as Evergreen Line. The Evergreen Line Committee
is made up of management representatives of the four carriers.