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Evergreen Marine names new chairman

Taiwanese shipping line Evergreen Marine has announced the appointment of Chang Yen-I as the new chairman of the company, replacing Anchor Chang who has moved to Taipei Port Container Terminal (TPCT) as chairman.

TPCT is jointly owned by Evergreen, Wai Hai and Yang Ming.

Chang Yen-I, 64, joined Evergreen in 1987 as a seafarer and has served various executive roles in the group including chairman of Evergreen’s Panama subsidiary and chairman of TPCT.

Another major Taiwanese liner Yang Ming Marine Transport also recently appointed a new chairman.

Alphaliner data shows Evergreen is the seventh largest containerline in the world with a fleet of 194 ships, controlling 5.3% of the global market share.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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