Chronicle

1971-1980

1972 Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation was established on December 28 with a capital of NT$100,000,000.00.
1978 A Four multi-purpose vessels were added to the YANG MING's fleet.
1979 Launched a new Asia/U.S. West Coast full-container liner service.
1980 The Far East / America liner service was inaugurated, served with a fleet of seven 2,054 TEU full-container vessels.
YANG MING leased Dock No.70 at Kaohsiung Harbor for its exclusive use.
YANG MING's capital was increased to NT$1,000,000,000.00.

1981-1990

1981 YANG MING's capital was further increased to NT$8,815,385,000.00.
YANG MING's capital was again increased to NT$2,010,268,000.00.
Launched a new Asia/Mediterranean full-container liner service.
1982 - 1983 Four more 2,054 TEU full container vessels joined YANG MING's fleet. An extension to North Europe was added to the Mediterranean- bound liner service, and the Far East / Europe full container liner service was also inaugurated.
1983 YANG MING's capital was further increased to NT$5,098,288,000.00.
1984 Three 66,000-ton Panamax-class bulk carriers were built and put into service.
The ROC Ministry of Transportation and Communications awarded YANG MING for its successful and efficient Far East / Europe liner service.
YANG MING's capital was again increased to NT$5,268,688,000.00.
1985 Named as one of the world's "most satisfactory marine transporters in service and reliability," YANG MING was also cited by the American press as one of the top ten liner services in the world.
1986 YANG MING's capital was again increased to NT$6,341,488,000.00.
1986-1987 Four 3,266-TEU full container vessels, the largest of the kind in the ROC at the time, were completed. With the inauguration of the Far East /Australia and Far East / Northeast Asia liner services, a hub-and-poke network of shipping routes was accomplished.
YANG MING was awarded "Outstanding Marine Transporter of the Year" by the government of the Republic of China.
1987 Four more 3,266-TEU full container vessels were put into service.
YANG MING was cited by the London-based British Shipper Consultation (a subsidiary of the Freight Transport Association Ltd.) as the world's "Second Most Acclaimed Shipping Company" in client service rendition.

YANG MING was awarded "Outstanding Marine Transporter" by the ROC's Kaohsiung Port Authority.
YANG MING's capital was again increased to NT$6,857,535,000.00.
1988 YANG MING's capital was further increased to NT$7,603,968,000.00.
A liner service linking the Indian Ocean, the Persian Gulf, the Far East, the U.S.A. and Europe was inaugurated.
1989 IPI service was expanded. The scope of shipping and connecting land transportation services in the U.S. was also enlarged.
A linkage of YANG MING liner services connecting Europe , Asia and America was completed.
YANG MING's capital was increased to NT$7,747,608,000.00.
1990 YANG MING's capital was further increased to NT$8,815,385,000.00.

1991-2000

1991 To enhance the utilization of ships' carrying space, collaboration with Hanjin line of S.Korea had been made to form a joint liner service between the Far East and the U.S. East coast through mutual chartering of vessels' available space.
To promote better service scope and quality, Oakland had been added to the rotation of regular calling ports on the Far East/U.S. Pacific coast liner service trade route.
1992 YANG MING shares were listed on the Stock Exchange in Taiwan, R.O.C.
Three 3,604 TEU container vessels were completed and joined the YANG MING's worldwide service.
Joint service cooperation with Wan Hai line on the service networks of Taiwan /Bangkok /Manila/ Indonesia bound service had been strengthened to satisfy customers' needs and help traders develop the Asian market.
1993 An order for constructing four 3,725 TEU full container high-speed vessels had been placed.
1994 YANG MING's capital was increased to NT$10,815,385,000.00 through cash subscription to the increment of 200,000,000 shares.
To further strengthen service scope and quality, a new three-way collaboration with CMA of France and NYK of Japan had been agreed upon in order to extend a joint liner service between the Far East and the Mediterranean Sea, with an increase of direct calling ports such as : Barcelona of Spain, Fos of France and Nagoya of Japan in Far East.
In order to raise capital for container ship construction, an issuance of the Overseas Convertible Bonds in the amount of US $ 160,000,000.00 had been successfully completed through the London Stock Exchange, to greatly benefit future operations.
A construction order for one 3,725 TEU full container high-speed vessel was placed with the shipbuilder.
1995 Four of the five 3,725 TEU high-speed container vessels ordered were completed, which immediately joined the fleet service after delivery in May, June, September and October, respectively.
The China Merchants Steam Navigation Co., Ltd. of Taiwan, R.O.C. merged with YANG MING.
YANG MING's capital was increased to NT$11,295,538,500.00.
1996 The fifth 3,725 TEU container vessel ordered was completed and put into the fleet service in early January.
The joint service with K-Line of Japan on both the Far East / North Europe and the Far East /U.S. Pacific Coast routes officially started in the beginning of January.
YANG MING successfully completed its privatization, effective from February 15, as its governmental shareholdings were reduced to less than 50% (actually already down to 48.9%) due to smooth release of government's shares to the public.
Through all the staffs' efforts to enhance the performance efficiency, YANG MING has been awarded both ISO 9002 and ISM CODE accreditation simultaneously from two international survey authorities: DNV of Norway and CR of the Republic of China. Besides, YANG MING also obtained the ROC's National Outstanding Quality Case Award in August. And with ISO 9002/ISM CODE accreditation, YANG MING will definitely provide more comprehensive quality service for its customers all over the world.
In November, the issuance of GDR (Global Deposit Receipt) amounting to about US$112 million through London Stock Exchange was successfully completed. The GDR money, raised through a global cash subscription to the increment of 100 million YANG MING common shares, will be used to purchase 5 new big container vessels with a capacity of 5,500 TEUS each.
YANG MING's capital was increased to NT$12,295,385,000.00.
1997 In early January, Yang Ming Line established a subsidiary company in Japan, for handling and enhancing all the integrated services to meet the requirements of the Japan market.
Through a consortium agreement with K-Line of Japan, Yang Ming Line successfully inaugurated its TA(Trans-Atlantic) service on February 16, providing a weekly North Europe/North America full container liner service to meet its global accounts' requirements for better performance.
YANG MING's capital was increased to NT$13,158,803,810.00.
To promote global-connection shipping service,YANG MING inaugurated 2 new service routes in September:
(1)Far East/Persian Gulf(U.A.E.), Sub-continent (India/Pakistan) full container liner service
(2)Asia/South Africa / South America full container liner service
1998 YANG MING signed a contract with the Los Angeles Port Authority to lease LA's newly expanded wharf facilities for enhancing the service quality in cargo operation, warehousing and intermodal inland transportation for the benefit of our customers.
Through space chartering, YANG MING started the cooperative joint service with TNWA (The New World Alliance) on the Asia/Mediterranean route.
YANG MING signed contracts with the China Shipbuilding Corp. and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., of Korea for the construction of two and three, respectively 5,500 TEU container vessels that will be the speediest container vessels in the world in the category. It is expected these vessels will be ready to join the YANG MING's fleet service around end of 2000 and early 2001.
A new liner service route between North Europe and East Mediterranean (NMX Service) was inaugurated in early October.
1999 YANG MING inaugurated 2 new weekly service routes in mid January:
1.IES Service ( India , Pakistan , Sri Lanka / Europe full-container Liner Service).
2.AMA Service ( Asia / Mediterranean / North America East Coast full-container Liner Service).
YANG MING establishes its subsidiary company in Hong Kong providing service to Southwest Mainland China and Hong Kong.
YANG MING cooperates with JOS on its northern Europe-Mediterranean route.
YANG MING produces an educational film," The Call of the Ocean ",and donates copies to primary schools throughout Taiwan to promote the environmental protection education.
To assist the rescue and reconstruction efforts of the devastating earthquake occurring in Taiwan in September, YANG MING provides free shipping services to transport overseas relief goods to Taiwan through its worldwide service network.
YANG MING establishes its subsidiary company, YES Logistics Corp. to offer total logistics services.
The On-dock Rail terminal in Los Angels opens.
To cope with the present shipping environment, YANG MING orders another two 5,500 TEU container vessels in November from Korea 's Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. to make up the of high-speed fleets for best quality service.
YANG MING orders one 76,000 DWT Bulk carrier from IMABARI SHIP BUILDING CO., LTD. in Japan.
YANG MING joins WTSA (Westbound Trans-Pacific Stabilization Agreement) on its American westbound route.
YANG MING inaugurates its Japan /Korea /Taiwan /Hong Kong full-container liner service.
2000 YANG MING establishes subsidiary companies in Singapore and Malaysia to enhance the whole transportation service.
Two 5,551 TEU full container vessels - Ming Plum and Ming Orchid, constructed by Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. are completed and join YANG MING's fleet service.
A joint liner service is offered with Uniglory Marine Corp., serving the Intra-Asia service routes.

2001-2010

2001 YANG MING cooperates with Kaohsiung Port Authority to establish an International Logistics Center at Dock No.70 of Kaohsiung Port.
Five 5,551 TEU full container vessels - Ming Bamboo, Ming Pine, Ming Cosmos, Ming Cypress, Ming Green constructed by the China Shipbuilding Corp. and Korea¡¦s Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. are completed and join YANG MING's fleet service.
2002 Yang Ming cooporates with K- Line and COSCON to integrate its Asia / U.S. East Coast Express Liner Service and TransAtlantic III Service into Asia / U.S. East Coast / Europe-Mediterranean Pendulum services, commencing in February in 2002.
Yang Ming and K Line rationalize their service routes on a global basis to provide best service to their customers. The new joint service, including PSW-1/AES-1 Pendulum Service, PSW2 Service, PSW3 Service, PNW Service, AES2 Service, is commenced at the end of March, 2002.
Yang Ming, COSCON, "K" Line and Hanjin Shipping concludes Europe/U.S. Atlantic & Gulf Coast Slot Purchase Agreement with Americana Ships and Grand Alliance.
Yang Ming cooperates with PIL (Pacific International Lines (PTE) Ltd.) and K Line (Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.) to restructure its Asia / Middle East Liner Service (CGX Service) and makes a slot exchange agreement with PIL between CGX and PIL's MEX service (from China, Southeast Asia to the Middle East) .
Yang Ming signs a contract with China Shipbuilding Corporation for the building of two 5,500 TEU full-container vessels.
The Global Logistics Center in Kaohsiung Harbor is completed.
Yang Ming sets up "Taiwan Business Department" to manage all shipping affairs in Taiwan.
Mr. T.H. Chen, chairman of Yang Ming, retires and Yang Ming's board of directors elects Dr. Lu Feng-hai (Frank Lu) as its new chairman.
Establishes Yang Ming (America) Corporation on July 1, 2003.
Obtains the certification ISO 9001 : 2000.
Deploys an 1,100 Teu full container vessel on the JTX service routes to expand the service coverage with Cheng Lie Navigation Co., Ltd. in the Asian area.
Orders 4 8,200-teu full container vessels with Hyundai Heavy Industries in Korea, with delivery scheduled from late 2006 to early 2007.
Decides to set up a marine art museum in Keelung and a marine technology museum in Kaohsiung to promote people's identification with the ocean and provide a cultural space for leisure.
Adjusts the TPV service routes to enhance the service quality and extend services to clients in Japan.
The stock became a component of "Taiwan 50 Index" on Nov. 20, 2003, due to outstanding operational performance.
Celebrating 31st anniversary by holding a "2003 International Art Carnival" at Taipei's C.K.S. Memorial Hall and Wharves 20-21 in Kaohsiung Port respectively.
2003 Launches with Hanjin two services on Far East/ Northern Europe Trade routes (CEX and NEX services, while COSCON and K-Line acting as partners in CKYH alliance).
Starts Asia / U.S. North West Coast (CY-PNW) service with COSCON to expand service routes from Chinese Mainland to U.S. North West Coast.
Launches Taiwan-Philippine service (TMS) to meet the demands of Asian market and cooperates with Evergreen to run a joint service between North Asia to the Philippines(HBP).
Becomes a certificated member of the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism ( C-TPAT ) , authorized by U.S. Customs.
Cooperates with K-Line to run an Asia / Mediterranean joint service ( AMS service ) to provide direct and express service from Asia to Italy.
Rejuvenates bulk carriers by ordering two new vessels, Ming Equality and Ming Virtue, and replacing Ming Mercy and Ming Courage with a newly purchased 77,000-ton vessel, Medi Taipei.
Inaugurates the Taipei Port Container Terminal Corporation. After completion of the first container wharf in 2008, and all the seven container wharves at the end of 2014, Taipei Port will become one of the most important transit center of containers in Northern Taiwan.
Mr. T.H. Chen, chairman of Yang Ming, retires and Yang Ming's board of directors elects Dr. Lu Feng-hai (Frank Lu) as its new chairman.
Establishes Yang Ming (America) Corporation on July 1, 2003.
Obtains the certification ISO 9001 : 2000.
Deploys an 1,100 Teu full container vessel on the JTX service routes to expand the service coverage with Cheng Lie Navigation Co., Ltd. in the Asian area.
Orders 4 8,200-teu full container vessels with Hyundai Heavy Industries in Korea, with delivery scheduled from late 2006 to early 2007.
Decides to set up a marine art museum in Keelung and a marine technology museum in Kaohsiung to promote people's identification with the ocean and provide a cultural space for leisure.
Adjusts the TPV service routes to enhance the service quality and extend services to clients in Japan.
The stock became a component of "Taiwan 50 Index" on Nov. 20, 2003, due to outstanding operational performance.
Celebrating 31st anniversary by holding a "2003 International Art Carnival" at Taipei's C.K.S. Memorial Hall and Wharves 20-21 in Kaohsiung Port respectively.
2004 Sets up Yang Ming (Netherlands) B.V. on January 1 to develop and strengthen its regional business in Europe.
Orders eight 1,799-TEU full container vessels with China Shipbuilding Corp. to meet the robust-growing shipping demands in Intra-Asia market.
Restructures one of the Asia and U.S. East Coast services - AWE3, a joint service of Yang Ming, K-line, COSCON, and Hanjin, to reduce transit time from Asia to U.S. East Coast.
Operates jointly with Wan Hai Lines Ltd. and Hapag-Lloyd Container Line a fixed-day weekly Far East to Middle East Service with a round voyage of 35 days, named Taiwan-Middle East Service (TMS).
Upgrades K/Y PSW2 by replacing 3700-teu vessels with 5500-teu vessels and includes Yantain among the ports of call to match market development of Trans-Pacific area.
Inaugurates a new Asia/U.S. West Coast service, PSW-4, by CKYH affiliates.
Operates jointly with COSCON, and Hanjin/Senator a new ADX service (Aegean Sea Direct Express) from Far East to the Mediterranean.
Obtains the ISPS Code Certificate for all self-owned vessels, keeping Yang Ming at the forefront among domestic and world competitors.
Be rated as having comparatively transparent information by the Securities and Futures Institute.
Acquires the Certificate of the ISO14001 Environmental Management System covering the corporate headquarters, Keelung and Kaohsiung branch offices, Keelung port-wharf, Kaohsiung port-wharf 70 & 120 and container fleet (34 vessels).
2005 Offers free services to all international rescue and charity organizations approved by the government for shipping relief goods from worldwide ports of call to related ports of call in South Asia to facilitate the reconstruction work in South Asia which was devastated heavily by the unprecedented December 2004 tsunami.
YM HAWK, YM HORIZON, YM HARAMONY, and YM HEIGHTS join Yang Ming’s fleet on January 7, March 28, June 3, and July 15 respectively.
Acquires Safety and Health Self-Management Accreditation authorized by the Council of Labor Affairs of the Executive Yuan on January 30 covering the corporate headquarters and the Kaohsiung Branch Office.
Operates jointly with Tokyo Senpaku Kaisha Ltd. to provide the new TPX service, linking Taiwan and the Philippines.
Signs a contract with China Shipbuilding Corp. (CSBC) to construct five sister vessels with a capacity each of 8,200 TEUs to meet the future development needs of our liner services and enhance the competitiveness of our fleet.
All Oceans Transportation Corp., a subsidiary of Yang Ming Group, signs a contract with Clio Marine Incorporation of Liberia to construct a 80,500 D.W.T. panamax bulk carrier.
Contracts the China Ship-Building Corporation for the construction of an additional five 4,250 TEU full container vessels to meet our ever-growing operational needs.
To keep our promise of providing stable and high quality service to customers, Yang Ming Group - Olympic Container Terminal LLC (OCT) starts its service in Tacoma Terminal 7D on 2005/07/21.
Launches with Evergreen Line a new JHX service (Japan-Taiwan-Ho Chi Minh Express Service) linking Japan, Taiwan and Vietnam as of September 16.
Yang Ming’s board of directors elects Mr. W. H. Huang, the incumbent president of Yang Ming, as its new chairman on September 30.
Starts CIX service with Korea Marine Co., Ltd. and Samudera Shipping Line Ltd. on November to expand service routes from China to India and the Middle East area.
Acquires the Certification of the OHSAS 18001 ( Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Serial ) and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System on November 1st.
Yang Ming Gets New 8,200TEU Post-Panamax Container Carrier.
YM Launched IPG Service.
CKYH Alliance to rearrange European routes.
2006 "K" Line and Yang Ming to launch new loop in Asia-Mediterranean trade (AMS2).
Yang Ming Starts Builds its Second Global Logistics Center in Kaohsiung.
CKYH Alliance to Reform PNW service.
Yang Ming Reorganizes its Company Structure.
Yang Ming Announces Its EPS as NTD 4.11 for 2005.
Yang Ming Launches New Service to South America.
Yang Ming Sets up New Subsidiary in Korea.
CKYH Alliance to Add AWE-5 Service.
AWE5 Rotation Adjustment.
YM Unity, The 8,200TEU Post-Panamax Carrier Of Yang Ming, Set Sail On Her Maiden Voyage From Kaohsiung Harbor.
CKYH Alliance to Reform CKYH's Asia/Europe service.
Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. to upgrade Asia-Mediterranean services.
Yang Ming Gets New 8,200TEU Post-Panamax Container Carrier.
YM Launched IPG Service.
CKYH Alliance to rearrange European routes.
2007 An 8,200-TUE full container vessel, YM Ultimate, and six 1,805-TUE full container vessels, YM Initiative, YM Inventive, YM Instruction, YM Interaction, YM inauguration and YM Improvement join Yang Ming’s fleet.
Wins the 15th place in the Corporate Social Responsibility Evaluation conducted by the CommonWealth magazine.
Obtains Container Contribution Award granted by Port Dalian.
Gets a 50-year concession and the priority of contract extension for Kaohsiung International Container Terminal BOT Project and holds a ground-breaking ceremony at the end of the year.
Launches Asia-Black Sea Service in partnership with CSCL, “K”Line and ZIM.
Launches Fareast-East Mediterranean (EMX) service with Cosco and “K”Line.
Launches CTS service with SYMS.
Robert Ho is appointed as president.
Wins Happy & Healthy Company Award offered by Common Health Magazine.
Yang Ming (Belgium) NV is jointly formed by the Yang Ming Group and the Royal Burger Group, through their subsidiary Müller Thomsen Antwerpen N.V.
Sets up New Delhi office in India.
Inaugurates Kaohsiung YM Museum of Marine Exploration.
Inaugurates Multi-temperature Warehousing Logistics Center in Kaohsiung.
2008 Completes and puts in service three 8,200 TEU full-container vessels, YM Uberty, YM Utopia, YM Upward and three 4,250 TEU full-container vessels, YM Eminence, YM Elixir, YM Enhancer and an 81,200 D.W.T. Panamax-class bulk carrier, KM Mt. Jade.
CKYH Alliance Resumes AWE-Central Service
Dr. Frank Lu Was Elected as Yang Ming's New Chairman
Yang Ming Launches New Service – DUX2 service
Transfers bulk business to subsidiary, Kuang Ming Shipping Corp.
Inaugurates CKYH's Euromax Terminal in Rotterdam
CKYH to Rationalize Services
Yang Ming to Launch the Second East Med Feeder Service
NT$16.2 Billion Syndicated Loan for Kaohsiung BOT Container Terminal Project
Yang Ming to Launch Direct Service from Far East to Red Sea (RES)
Yang Ming Sets Up its Subsidiary in Turkey
Signs an agreement on cross-strait direct shipping link for the company's development on the Chinese mainland. On December 15, 2008, the company sent a 1,500 TEU full-container vessel, YM Heights, from Keelung in Taiwan to Shanghai on the mainland, opening the direct shipping link across the Taiwan Strait.
Obtains ISO27001 Certificate for Information Security Management System.
2009 Completes and puts in service two 8,200 TEU full-container vessels, YM Utility, YM Uniform, and two 4,250 TEU full-container vessels, YM Efficiency and YM Eternity.
Opens with CKYH the Far East/Red Sea Route (RES).
Opens with CKYH the direct service between Vietnam and U.S. East Coast (AWE4).
Cooperates with CKYH and Evergreen Line on U.S. East Coast/ Northwest Europe trade (TAE).
Opens with CKYH the ASIA-MED Express Service (AME) to Offer Exclusive Ashdod Direct Call.
2010 Establishes Yang Ming (U.A.E) L.L.C.
Establishes Yang Ming Shipping (Egypt) S.A.E.
Kuang Ming Shipping Corp., a subsidiary of the Yang Ming, began its stock transaction in over-the-counter market.
Completes and puts in service two 6,500 TEU full-container vessels, YM Mandate and YM Maturity.
Hosts the International Council of Containership Operators Conference in Taipei.
Opens with Hanjin Shipping, STX Pan Ocean, Sinotrans Container Lines the Far East/Australia Service (CKA).
Opens with Hanjin Shipping, Hyundai Merchant Marine, and United Arab Shipping Company the Asia / Adriatic Express service (AAX).
Opens with Taiwan Navigation Corporation the second link (TC2) of cross-strait direct shipping.
Kuang Ming Christens MV KM Keelung
Yang Ming Offers the Taiwan Pavilion Free Ship Back to Taiwan.
Yang Ming Received Affirmation of IWAY from IKEA.
Yang Ming Ships Tzu Chi's Relief Goods Free to Pakistan.
Opens Japan-China-Malaysia Service (JCM).
Yang Ming 2010 Q3 Operating Profit Margin Won the 1st Place.

2011-2017

2011 Inaugurates Kao Ming Container Terminal (KMCT), a subsidiary of the Yang Ming, on January 1.
Yang Ming Announces Its EPS as NTD 4.6 for 2010.
Yang Ming Offers Free Shipment of Relief Goods to Japan.
Opens Far East/West-North Europe direct shipping link (NE6).
Extends Japan-Taiwan-South China Service (JTS) to Manila port.
Restructures with OOCL the China-Pakistan Express Service (CPX) and China-India Express Service (CIS).
Opens with CNC the Japan-Korea-Vietnam Service (JKS).
Opens with Hanjin the Far East/ U.S. West-North Coast Route (PNW).
Opens Kaohsiung/Haiphong Service(KH1).Opens Taichung/Kaohsiung blue Highway transport mode.
Opens Taichung/Kaohsiung blue Highway transport mode.
Opens with WHL and IAL the Japan-Taiwan-Indonesia Service (JTI), in addition, also opens with IAL the Taiwan-Indonesia Service(TIS) and with WHL the Thailand-Java-Singapore Service(TJS) Cooperates with Sinotrans Limited in logistics service.
Completes and puts in service three 6,600 TEU full-container vessels, YM Mutuality, YM Mobility and YM Milestone.
2012 Acquires the AEO certificate given by Directorate General of Customs, Ministry of Finance, making Yang Ming the first shipping company to receive this honor.
Kao Ming Container Terminal (KMCT) acquires the investment from Cheer Dragon Investment Limited.
Completes and puts in service a 6,600 TEU full-container vessel, YM Masculinity.
Completes and puts in service four 8,626 TEU full-container vessels, YM Uniformity, YM Ubiquity, YM Unanimity and YM Upsurgence.
Decides to charter ten 14,000 TEU full-container vessels in 2015 from Seaspan Corp.
YM Unanimity, an 8,626 TEU full-container vessel, wins the Green Passport (GP) issued by ABS.
Launches the Mobile E-service on its iOS and Android operating systems.
Wins " CO2 Reduction Label " from the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA).
Wins the Best Shipping Line Intra-Asia Award of Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards (AFSCAs).
Wins the LOG-NET Outstanding E-commerce Award from 2008-2012.
2013 Yang Ming Sets up Australia Company 1st February
Yang Ming to expand service between USA, Caribbean
Completes and puts in service an 8,626 TEU full-container vessel, YM Unicorn
Yang Ming to Launch CAT Service
Yang Ming Wins Creative Enterprise Award
Charters five full-container vessels from Seaspan Corp., following their delivery by China Shipbuilding Corp. (CSBC)
Kao Ming Container Terminal (KMCT) acquires the investment from NYK Line and Nippon Container Terminal Co. Ltd., the subsidiaries of NYK Line. The company’s shareholder are Ports America, Cheer Dragon Investment Liminted , Cosco Pacific ,CS Terminal and CMHI
Elects Mr. Hermann Yu as Yang Ming’s New President and Chief Operation Officer (COO)
Wins the 11th Arts & Business Award granted by the Ministry of Culture
2014 CKYH and Evergreen establish CKYHE alliance to provide the best service between Asia and Europe, including the Mediterranean region.
Opens with Orient Express Lines the Southeast Asia Service II (SEA2)
Upgrades Intra-Asia Service (PA2 / JTS / TMI)
Opens feeder service to Myanmar (SE3)
Completes and puts in service two 4,662 TEU full-container vessels, YM Evolution and YM Essence
Wins 2013 Carrier of the Year from Target Store
Wins 2014 Work-Life Balance Award
Wins the Best Shipping Line Asia-Europe Award of Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards (AFSCAs)
Wins A+ in the 11th Information Transparency and Disclosure Ranking System Award
Wins Logistics Management 2014 Quest for Quality Award
YES Logistics Corporation, a subsidiary of Yang Ming group, obtains AEO certificate
2015 Opens Japan-Taiwan-Thailand, Far East-Latin America, China Gulf Express II, Asia-ECSA, feeder service to Belawan, East Mediterranean and North Europe service.
CKYHE Alliance reorganizes European service work.
Restructures Far East-Latin America services.
Completes and puts in service three 4,662 TEU full-container vessels, YM Enlightenment, YM Excellence and YM Express.
Holds maiden voyage ceremony for YM WISH, a 14,000-TEU full container vessel, at Kao Ming container terminal.
Signs memorandum of understanding with China Airlines Company and Chunghwa Post Co., Ltd.
Wins the top 20% of the best TWSE/TPEx listed companies in the 1st Corporate Governance Evaluation.
Wins the 11th China Transport award.
Wins A++ in the 12th Information Transparency and Disclosure Ranking System Award.
Wins 2014 Blue Circle Awards, GP Carrier of the Year and Carrier of Year from Target Corporation.
YES Logistics Corporation, a subsidiary of Yang Ming group, mergers ECU Line Company.
2016 Opens South East Asia feeder network loop 7.
Establishes Yang Ming (Russia) LLC and Yang Ming (Spain), S.L.
Signs letter of intent with Regional Container Liners.
Hanjin, Hapag-Lloyd, “K”Line, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Yang Ming to create a new partnership “THE Alliance”.
Signs letter of cooperation with National Tung Kang Maritime & Fishery Vocational high school to cultivated profession maritime personnel.
Wins the Best Shipping Line Intra-Asia Award of Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain Awards (AFLAS).
Reduces the higher mangers’ salary to display the reform determination.
Starts financial recovery plan.
2017 Reorganization of company personnel.