Taiwan’s Evergreen Marine has placed an order for four feeder container vessels at China’s Jiangnan Shipyard.
What contribution does morale make to the prosperity of any ship, company or institution? It is not something that is recognised by the modern accountancy trained managers who count the beans and call the shots in too much of industry today.
Evergreen Group celebrated its 50th Anniversary over the weekend at the Chang Yung-Fa Foundation, home of the charity set up by Evergreen Group founder and chairman YF Chang. In addition to senior executives and employees of the Group’s businesses, the event was also attended by public officials including key ministers, customers and business agents from both the shipping and airline industries as well as representatives of supply chain partners from more than fifty countries.
Taiwan’s container carrier Evergreen Marine has continued its profitable run this year with a first half gain of TWD3.07bn ($103.46m), extending from the slim first quarter profit of TWD168.91m with a strong second quarter profit of TWD2.9bn.
Evergreen is the latest container line to team up with Alibaba Group for the online booking of containers on selected services from China.
Major Philippines port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) has achieved new standards at its Subic Bay Freeport facilities, with productivity matching the levels at its main gateway port Manila International Container Terminal (MICT).