From May 1, 2007

In early 2007 the four Evergreen Group ocean carriers - Evergreen Marine Corp (Taiwan) Ltd, Italia Marittima SpA, Evergreen Marine (UK) Ltd and Evergreen Marine (Hong Kong) Ltd - laid the foundation stones for a joint service agreement, in response to the requests and expectations of global customers. After signing the agreement, the four carriers adopted a unified common trade name, "Evergreen Line", for international marketing purposes, effective May 1, 2007.
A fifth ocean carrier Evergreen Marine (Singapore) Pte Ltd. has also signed the joint service agreement, effective May 1, 2009. Evergreen Line operates the fourth largest container fleet in the world, with over 180 ships by capacity of approximately 650,000 TEU. Evergreen Line will maintain all of the services currently operated and develop new trades to meet worldwide customer demands. Evergreen Line has one 'front office' sales department and its own new website ( It provides relevant tariffs, unified bills of lading (as 'Evergreen Line'), sailing schedules, e-commerce and other information of commercial interest.