Prior to going bankrupt, Hanjin Shipping had chartered five, 3,400-TEU vessels and eight, 10,100-TEU vessels from Danaos.
The United States Maritime Alliance, the employer group that negotiates the master contract with the International Longshoremen's Association, called the ILA’s planned work stoppage threat “disturbing.”
The terminal operator increased spending from $70 million to $200 million in preparation for ultra large containerships.
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The Canadian labor union said its 800 members will be in a legal strike position as of Feb. 6 at 12:01 a.m. eastern time.
The Israeli ocean carrier will launch its ZNP loop in April 2017, connecting ports in Southeast Asia and China to Vancouver, Canada.
Marilee McInnis, director of international corporate affairs at Walmart, said although the retailer no longer does business with Hanjin due to the carrier’s bankruptcy, it is currently speaking with another Korean carrier regarding its shipping needs.