Geneva-based Mediterranean Shipping Co. is looking to buy the now insolvent South Korean shipping company’s 54 percent stake in the Southern California container terminal, according to a report from Reuters news service.
The Icelandic shipping company said its Blue Line service will drop a call at Hamburg in favor of a call at Bremerhaven, which offers excellent connections via Bremerhaven to Asia, Africa, South America and North America.
OmniTRAX Logistics Services has agreed to purchase all assets belonging to Terracor Group, including three transload facilities in Texas and Montana, as well as a frac sand mining opportunity in Wisconsin, the company said in a statement.
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Following Hanjin Shipping filing for receivership, Hyundai Merchant Marine will start up two new services, one between Korea and the U.S. and one between Korea and Europe.
Various media reports have speculated the sale of South Korean liner carrier Hanjin Shipping, viewing COSCO and Maersk Line as possible buyers.
The International Transport Workers’ Federation criticized the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) saying it was told by CBP that it had concerns crew could try and jump ship due to the Hanjin situation.