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Individual Cooperation Agreements on Asia-Europe Trades

Cosco, K Line, Yang Ming, Hanjin and Evergreen Line join forces Cosco, "K" Line, Yang Ming, Hanjin and Evergreen have agreed to initiate individual cooperative arrangements on Asia-Europe trades starting from April 2012 as announced last December.This cooperation between the four CKYH Lines and Evergreen Line is designed to offer customers best sailing frequency, transit time and service coverage so as to fulfill customers' needs.These bilateral arrangements will be implemented in 8 weekly services for Asia - North Europe and 4 for Asia - Mediterranean including direct services for Asia - Adriatic regions calling Rijeka, Koper and Trieste.Especially, weekly services for Asia - North Europe, which in fact, offer the highest frequency in the market, will also provide very attractive transit times from Asia to major European ports including Rotterdam, Hamburg and Felixstowe (i.e. 26-27 days from Shanghai/Ningbo and 23-24 days from Yantian).The majority of the fleet operated in these total twelve loops will be ranging from 8,000TEU to 13,000TEU sizeSource: K Line

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Evergreen, NYK and Hanjin Launch a Weekly India-China Service

India China Service - in response to the growing demand in this trade Evergreen Line, NYK Line and Hanjin Shipping have just commenced a new service linking East Asia and India, to be called "India China Service" or ICS. All three carriers said the new string is launched in response to the growing demand in this trade.ICS inaugurated service on October 29 from Pusan. The weekly loop then calls Shanghai, Ningbo, Shekou, Singapore, Nhava Sheva, Pipavav, Colombo, Singapore, Hong Kong and Pusan.The joint service employs five ships of approximately 2,500 TEU - 2,800 TEU. NYK Line deploys three vessels while Evergreen Line and Hanjin Shipping contribute one vessel each.Source: Evergreen Line

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Evergreen head awarded lifetime award by major UK media outlet

For his contributions to the container liner shipping and logistics industry Evergreen Group Chairman Chang Yung-fa was given a "Lifetime Accomplishment Award" this week at the 2011 Containerization International (CI) Awards for his contributions to the container liner shipping and logistics industry. Maurice Storey, honorary chairman of Evergreen Marine UK Ltd., accepted the award on behalf of Chang at a ceremony in London. Chang, who runs one of the world's biggest shipping companies, founded Evergreen Marine in 1968 to offer shipping, transportation and related services. He now chairs a multinational corporation that owns more than 180 container ships and 60 passenger planes.The award recognized Chang's outstanding contributions to the industry over his career through a series of educational, innovative, proactive and pioneering achievements, according to CI magazine, a top London-based transportation publication. Chang, who is now in his 80s, said in a statement that the recognition by his peers in the industry was a great honor. It was the second time that Chang had been recognized by a media outlet based in the U.K. focusing on the marine shipping industry. In 2006, Chang received his first Lifetime Achievement Award from Lloyd's List, a London-based international marine publication that provides information ...

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Evergreen reinforces intra-Asia service

A link to central China and the Philippines Evergreen Line will realign its fleet deployment and launch new intra-Asia services from mid-October.The existing Hua Bei-Hong Kong-Indonesia (HBI) service will be reorganised into two feeder loops.The new Hua Bei-Hong Kong (HBH) service and the Tanjung Pelepas-Indonesia (PIS) service will cover the scope of the HBI service, Evergreen announced on Wednesday.The weekly HBH service will have two 2,868 teu containerships running a port rotation of Xingang, Dalian, Qingdao, Hong Kong and back to Xingang.The PIS service will see one 1,164 teu vessel running Tanjung Pelepas, Jakarta, Semarang and back to Tanjung Pelepas.In addition, Evergreen will join Cheng Lie's China-Philippines-Indonesia (CN1) service by deploying one 2,846 teu vessel, along with three ships by Cheng Lie.This joint service will add another sailing of Qingdao-Hong Kong connection and extend a link to central China and the Philippines. The port rotation is Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Hong Kong, Manila, Jakarta, Surabaya, Manila, Hong Kong and Qingdao.Source: Seatrade Asia

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The top 5 Container Shipping Lines in the World

Maersk Lines-Mediterranean Shipping Company- CMA CGM- Evergreen Marine- American President Line 5. American President Line.American President Lines, or APL for short, services more than 140 countries worldwide and employs close to 20,000 people, making it one of the biggest container shipping companies in the world. APL has offices in nearly 100 countries worldwide, and reaches almost every inch of the globe. Originally founded immediately following the Mexican-American War in 1848 as the Pacific Mail Steamship Company, the company has a rich history that includes shipping gold to the East Coast during the Civil War to support the Northern Cause. APL was taken over by the Dollar Shipping Company shortly after World War I, and was taken over by the U.S. government in 1938.The company also has a ship that survived World War II on display in Los Angeles, the S.S. Lane Victory, a ship that is deemed a U.S. National Historic Landmark.4. Evergreen MarineBased in Taiwan, Evergreen Marine's shipping operations mainly focus on the east coast of Asia and the west coast o North America. With a fleet of over 150 container ships, Evergreen Marine is well prepared for continued growth among Asia's emerging powers. The company also has major ...

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EU Commission suspects Evergreen Marine and other shippers for cartel activities

All of the shippers are under investigation The EU Commission said it suspects that Taiwan-based Evergreen Marine Corp. and several other shippers have been engaged in cartel activities in violation of EU antitrust regulations.The commission said it launched an investigation into the matter on May 17 with a raid on the offices of the shippers since it had collected sufficient evidence pointing to their wrongdoing.However, the commission declined to disclose any further details of the probe or the alleged cartel activities, saying the investigation was still in progress.Apart from Evergreen Marine, the other shippers being investigated are Singapore-based Naptune Orient Lines, Hong Kong's Orient Overseas (International) Ltd., South Korea's Hanjin Shipping, Denmark's Maersk Line, CMA CGM of France and Hapag-Lloyd of Germany.All of the shippers, including Evergreen Marine, have confirmed that they are under investigation by the EU Commission.The commission said it will respect the right of the shippers to defend themselves and has no presumptions on the results of the probe.It also said it has no timetable for wrapping up the investigation, as this will depend on several factors such as the complexity of the case and whether or not the shippers will cooperate with the investigators.The commission's records ...

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