EVERGREEN (early) 40' Std. Height 2-P-44-P-2 'Square Corrugated' side containers JTC # 405554
405554 EMCU EVERGREEN (early scheme) 40' Std. Height 2-P-44-P-2 'Square Corrugated' side containers.
This is another New Body Style available November 2020. It features square corrugations in a 2-44-2 Side arrangement. From the end -2 corrugations, then flat panel, then 44 corrugations, then flat panel, then 2 corrugations. Body style # 40RPS(2).
This body style also features three roof styles as per prototype photos. Some have the 'ribbed' style roof, and others have the 'flat panel' style roof, and others have a 'smooth' style roof. More prototypical variations from JTC Models. 12 different door styles are available in the Standard Height Series, and 5 different Front styles.
Evergreen Marine Corporation, is a Taiwanese container transportation and shipping company headquartered in Luzhu District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan. Its principal trading routes are the Far East to North America, Central America and the Caribbean; the Far east to northern Europe and the east Mediterranean; Europe to the east coast of North America; the Far East to Australia, Mauritius, South Africa and South America; and an intra-Asia service linking ports in Asia to the Middle East, Persian Gulf and the Red Sea. With over 150 container ships it is part of the Evergreen Group conglomerate of transportation firms and associated companies. Evergreen calls on 240 ports worldwide in about 80 countries and is the fifth largest company of its type. The company's activities include; shipping, construction of containers and ships, management of ports, and engineering and real estate development. Subsidiaries and divisions include Uniglory Marine Corp. (Taiwan), Evergreen UK Ltd. (UK), and shipping company Italia Marittima S.p.A. (Italy).
The company was founded 1 September 1968. Services began with a single cargo vessel named Central Trust, which operated a "go-anywhere" service. Additional vessels were acquired through the 1970s, and routes to East Asia and Central America were added. Service to the U.S. began in 1974, with the establishment of Evergreen Marine Corporation (New York) Ltd.
In 1981, the parent company changed its name to Evergreen International S.A. (EIS), as the company increased its global expansion efforts. Evergreen Marine began its first circumnavigation shipping services in 1984. This service is bi-directional, covering both westbound and eastbound routings.
Since then, Evergreen Marine has expanded to include other shipping companies such as the Uniglory Marine Corp. (Taiwan) in 1984, the Hatsu Marine Ltd. (U.K.) in 2002, and the Italian shipping company Italia Marittima (previously Lloyd Triestino, and founded as "Österreichischer Lloyd" in 1835) in 1993. Uniglory was made a division of the company in 1999.
In 2007, Hatsu, Italia Maritima, and Evergreen were merged into the single "Evergreen Line."