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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A spokesperson from Hanjin told American Shipper Monday that 28 of the ships it operates have completed cargo unloading.
Thousands of chassis in and around the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have containers mounted on them that are either owned or leased by the now insolvent ocean carrier Hanjin Shipping.
Sources said the South Korean liner carrier will lay off about 180 members of its 500 person workforce in the United States on Friday.