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Evergreen Responds to Hanjin's Receivership Filing

Courtesy Evergreen Line

It has been reported that Hanjin Shipping, a member of CKYHE Alliance, has applied for court receivership today. As a member of CKYHE Alliance, Evergreen Line has prepared for this crisis and has activated a contingency plan. 1. No Evergreen Line cargo will be loaded on the vessels operated by Hanjin Shipping. 2. Hanjin Shipping cargo will not be allowed to load on the vessels operated by Evergreen Line. Evergreen Line, as the Carrier to issue the Bill of Lading for the shipment under Evergreen Line's custody, will not prejudice to cargo owner's rights.

Evergreen Line Launches "ShipmentLink Mobile"

Evergreen Line Extends e-Commerce Application to Mobile Devices. Evergreen Line has launched "ShipmentLink Mobile", an application of its e-commerce system to handheld devices. The global ocean carrier is committed to providing customers with more efficient service to accommodate the growing number of those who work with mobile devices throughout the world. "ShipmentLink Mobile" is available via iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and mobile devices using Android operating system. Smart phone users can obtain Evergreen Line's shipping information directly from www.shipmentlink.com wherever and whenever they want. The system allows customers to search sailing schedules and track the movements of their shipments.

Evergreen Line Name Effective May 1

Evergreen Marine Corp. S.p.A. and Evergreen Marine (Hong Kong) Ltd. 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. customers," according to the Evergreen Line committee. working procedures. title as Evergreen Line. name in the global marketplace," said the committee. representatives of the four carriers. www.evergreen-line.com, has been in effect since April 1. carrier, will be renamed Evergreen Marine (UK) Ltd.

Evergreen Line Name Effective May 1 for Four Carriers

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.

Evergreen Suspends Tango Service

Based on the worldwide economic downturn and the need to focus resources in other trades, Evergreen Line has announced its withdrawal from the Tango service linking ports on the East Coasts of North and South America. Evergreen Line is suspending service by terminating its space charter agreement and in compliance with its 90-day pre-notice. The final sailings for Evergreen Line customers will be: •    M/V CAP San Nicolas 064S ETD New York 25 JAN 2009 •    M/V CAP San Augustin 064N ETD Buenos Aires 26 JAN 2009 Evergreen will continue service to Venezuela via the Colon Container Terminal in Panama and to South America's West Coast trade. (www.evergreen-line.com)

Evergreen, CKYH Alliance Rationalization Plan

Evergreen Line has announced a rationalization plan with the CKYH Alliance (Coscon, "K"LINE, Yang Ming, Hanjin Shipping) for the U.S. East Coast / Northwest Europe Service. The new service combines their Evergreen Line's Trans Atlantic string of North Asia-U.S. East Coast-Europe pendulum service (NUE) and the Alliance's existing Trans Atlantic service - loop1 (TAS1) into a new Trans Atlantic Express service (TAE) commencing September 2009. The new TAE service will operate with four 2,400-TEU vessels with Evergreen Line and the CKYH Alliance each deploying two vessels. The port rotation is as follows: Antwerp - Bremerhaven - Rotterdam - Le Havre - New York -Norfolk - Charleston - Antwerp.

Evergreen Adjusts Following Hanjin Collapse

Photo: Evergreen Line

Responding to the unexpected service disruption caused by CKYHE alliance member Hanjin Shipping, which has entered rehabilitation proceedings, Evergreen Line has added new functions to its online e-commerce system. The service disruption has caused delays to Evergreen Line’s cargoes previously loaded on the Korean carrier’s vessels. Evergreen said its new functions enable customers to update the status of their cargoes and Hanjin’s vessel positions, including information about anchorage at or sailing to a particular port.

Evergreen Line's Ital Lunare to Make Maiden Call in Boston

As part of the new service linking North Asia and the U. S. East Coast (NUE2), Evergreen Line's containership Ital Lunare will make the first ever direct call into the Port of Boston for the ocean carrier on August 20 as part of the CKYH partner agreement. The weekly service also calls at the U. S. ports of New York, Norfolk and travels through the Panama Canal making calls at the Asian ports of Qingdao, Shanghai and Ningbo. The Evergreen Line ship has a 5,086-TEU capacity and was built in 2007. The vessel is part of Evergreen Line's worldwide fleet and sailed for Evergreen Line's sister company, Italia Marittima, in its earlier days.

New Evergreen Service Link China, Australia and Taiwan

Evergreen Line, Pacific International Lines, Sinotrans and Yang Ming have announced cooperation in the China, Taiwan, and Australia trade commencing from Ningbo on June 7, 2013. The China-Australia-Taiwan (CAT) service will be operated with six vessels of 4,250 TEU. Evergreen Line and Yang Ming will be contributing two vessels each while Pacific International Lines and Sinotrans providing one vessel each. The vessels will be calling at the following ports on a weekly basis: Ningbo, Shanghai, Shekou, Kaohsiung, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Kaohsiung and Ningbo. The four ocean carriers look forward to enhancing the quality of their services provided through this new loop. www.evergreen-line.com  

Evergreen Line Expands Adriatic-Israel Service

Photo: Evergreen Shipping Singapore

Evergreen Line is to partner with COSCO in operating a joint Adriatic - Israel (AIS) Service. The new initiative opens up the corridor between North Adriatic ports, Piraeus and Israel, and provide direct and speedy service to customers. Two ships of around 1,000 TEU will be deployed on the new weekly service, one each operated by the joint service partners. With a 14-day rotation, this weekly service provides an efficient link for regional trade and offers more opportunities for customers in the growing area, focusing especially on the time sensitive reefer cargo.

Evergreen Line Extends Indian Ocean Network

Evergreen Line is teaming up with United Africa Feeder Line (UAFL) to extend its service network in the Indian Ocean. Evergreen announce a new ISC-Mauritius-Mozambique-Africa (IMMA) Service linking the Indian sub-continent, Indian Ocean Islands and Mozambique will be launched in late April. Employing three 2,500 TEU vessels, the biweekly service will have its inaugural sailing from Karachi on the 22nd of April 2-13. The port rotation will then follow as Mundra - Colombo - Port Louis - Tamatave - Durban - Maputo - Nacala - Karachi. Evergreen Line will provide two of the ships and UAFL the third. The IMMA service offers a direct link between…

Crowley, Evergreen Ink Charter Agreement

Evergreen Line and Crowley Sign Slot charter Agreemnt for Weekly Service Between Florida, Panama and Costa Rica. Evergreen Line and Crowley Latin America Services have filed a slot charter agreement with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission that will allow Evergreen to provide northbound and southbound services to customers covering ports in Florida and Panama, a major transshipment hub for global trade, as well as Puerto Limon, Costa Rica. The weekly service for Evergreen customers includes sailings to and from Miami; Colon Container Terminal, an Evergreen-owned and operated facility in Panama, and Puerto Limon, Costa Rica. The service for Crowley customers is unchanged with weekly sailings to and from Port Everglades; Manzanillo, Panama; Puerto Limon and Santo Tomas, Guatemala.

Evergreen Group Orders Ten 8000 TEU vessels

Evergreen Group has placed orders with Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd in Taipei for ten 8,000-TEU L-class environmentally advanced container vessels. The first vessel is due for delivery in 2012 and will join Evergreen Line global containership fleet. Six of the new vessels will be built for Evergreen Marine Corporation and four for Evergreen International S.A. (Panama). The ships are being built at a cost of $103m each. The new ships will be constructed under the innovative Greenship design concept developed by Evergreen Group Chairman Dr. Chang Yung-Fa nearly 10 years ago and first introduced in 2003. The highly developed features have been built into every Evergreen Line vessel since then. The Greenship program has taken environmental protection and compliance to a superior level.

Triple Containership Naming in Korea Shipyard

Evergreen Triple Naming Ceremony: Photo credit Evergreen Line

Evergreen Line's latest three L-type vessels, numbers 12, 13 and 14 in the series have been named 'Ever Legend', 'Ever Learned' and 'Ever Legion'. The christening ceremony was officiated by S.S. Lin, the Evergreen Group's First Vice Group Chairman, at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Korea.The official rope-cuttings of the new 8,452-TEU vessels were performed by Ms. Chung, Teh-Mei, (Chief Executive Director of Chang Yung-Fa Foundation), Ms. Liou, Meng-Fen (Group Executive Officer, Secretariat, of Evergreen Group) and Ms.

Evergreen Named Ocean Carrier of the Year

Evergreen Line announced it has been selected by Wal*Mart Stores Inc. as International Ocean Carrier of the Year for 2007-2008. The award is presented every year by the nation's leading retailer for service excellence in ocean shipping. The award was presented to Jay Buckley, Executive Vice President, Business, of Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corp., the U.S. agent for Evergreen Line, at Wal*Mart's headquarters in Bentonville, Ark. In accepting the award, Buckley acknowledged the dedicated teamwork of its associates in delivering shipments from point of loading in Asia to release in , even during peak season, with consistentcoordination and reliable performance.

China-Philippines-Thailand (CPT) Express Service

Evergreen Line and China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) will launch a new joint service, the China-Philippines-Thailand (CPT) Express Service effective mid-March. The new CPT service, which is expected to commence from Shanghai, will operate with three 2,500 TEU vessels. Evergreen will deploy one vessel and two vessels will come from CSCL. China Shipping will use its CSCL Manzanillo V.0021S to launch its first sailing and Evergreen Line will deploy Ital Onore, which will depart from Shanghai on March 26. The port rotation is as follows: Shanghai-Ningbo-Manila North Harbor-Manila South Harbor-Laem Chabang-Hong Kong-Shanghai.  

Evergreen Line Adds Extra Vessel to KHP Service

With the vigorous growth of Vietnam's economy, Evergreen Line will add an additional ship to its Kaohsiung-Haiphong Shuttle Service (KHP service) starting at the end of September.   Evergreen Line launched the regional weekly KHP Shuttle Service in 2008. During the past two years, volume in this trade route has burgeoned. From January to July 2010, Vietnam's import and export markets have increased 20 percent compared to the same period in 2009. In order to meet this market demand, Evergreen decided to deploy the additional vessel on this route.   Uni Concord will join the 950-TEU Uni Crown effectively doubling capacity with a twice-weekly service with a rotation as follows: Kaohsiung - Haiphong - Kaohsiung.

Evergreen Line and CKYH Enter Into Cooperation Agreements

Evergreen Line and Cosco, "K" Line, Yang Ming, Hanjin have agreed to initiate individual cooperative arrangements on Asia-Europe trades, starting April, 2012, as announced last December. This cooperation between Evergreen Line and the four CKYH Lines is designed to offer customers the best sailing frequency, transit time and service coverage to fulfill customers' needs. These bilateral arrangements will be implemented in eight weekly services for Asia - North Europe and four for Asia – Mediterranean, including direct services for Asia-Adriatic regions, calling Rijeka, Koper and Trieste. Weekly services for Asia-North Europe, which offer the highest frequency in the market…

Shippers Launch Joint Direct Asia-West Africa Service

MOL Liner Ltd. (MOL), Evergreen Line and COSCO Container Lines Co., Ltd. today announced the launch of a weekly direct service from Asia to West Africa, branded the WA1. The new express link will further enhance each company's service network to cover strategic markets in Africa to meet increasingly diverse commercial requirements. The jointly operated 12-vessel service will commence from Shanghai on June 2, 2014, with six of the ships being operated by MOL, four by Evergreen Line and two by COSCON.

Evergreen Upgrades its Intra-Asia Service Network

Evergreen Line announced it will partner with Mariana Express in launching a joint South China- East Malaysia (SEM) Service. The new initiative will give a boost to the service offered to shippers on this important sector of the Intra-Asian trade, the liner company said. The SEM service will employ two ships with around 1,000 TEU capacity each. Sailings will be weekly and follow the port rotation: Shekou - Hong Kong - Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia) - Muara (Brunei) - Bintulu (Malaysia) - Shekou. The first sailing is planned to depart from Shekou on September 10. As part of its ongoing efforts to improve network connections in this region, Evergreen Line will also take space on Interasia Lines' Singapore - Yangon (Burma) - Malaysia (SYM) service based on a slot swap arrangement.

Evergreen Adjusts Intra-Asia Schedules

In view of the development of intra-Asia waterborne trade, Evergreen Line will realign its fleet deployment and launch new services, effective November 2011. Two new service loops will replace the existing Japan- Taiwan - South China Sea (JTS) service. The new South China Sea - Hong Kong (SCH) loop will serve the southern leg of JTS service while the northern leg will be covered by the carrier's existing service network. One ship released from JTS's reshuffle will be deployed in its new Taiwan - China - Indonesia (TCI) service, which is jointly operated and dubbed as TPI service by Wan Hai Lines. According to Evergreen Line, the free trade agreement between China and ASEAN has significantly boosted the bilateral trade.

Evergreen Launches New Service

Evergreen Line is to launch a new weekly service linking Asia with ports in the Eastern Mediterranean in November 2007. The AEM (Asia-East Mediterranean) service will employ seven ships of between 2500TEU and 3500TEU. The first sailing will be made by the 2824TEU Ital Ottima, which is scheduled to depart from Shanghai on 9 November. Shanghai – Ningbo – Nansha - Hong Kong - Tanjung Pelepas – Haifa - Limassol – Piraeus - Istanbul - Tanjung Pelepas - Shanghai. Evergreen Line had in September run an ad-hoc sailing in the Asia/Eastern Mediterranean trade and will run another two ad-hoc sailings in October to cope with booming demand in the region. "The East Med ports to be called at on a direct basis by our new AEM service were previously served by feeders.

Container Shippers Enhance Asia-Australia Network

In order to offer shippers a more comprehensive service on Asia-Australia trade, Evergreen Line, OOCL, MOL, "K" Line and YML are teaming up to offer a new joint North East Asia - Australia Express (NEAX).   This weekly service will utilize six ships of between 3,500 and 3,700 TEU capacity, one each provided by Evergreen, MOL, K-LINE, YML and the remaining two by OOCL. The first sailing is planned to depart from Yokohama on October 23, with the following port rotation: Yokohama - Osaka - Pusan - Qingdao - Shanghai - Ningbo - Melbourne - Sydney - Brisbane, then returning to Yokohama.  

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