Meanwhile, the parcel giant and third-party logistics provider also announced plans to offer Saturday delivery options in large metropolitan areas in the U.S., and has began testing a residential drone delivery system.
The e-commerce giant will add 2,000 new full-time positions at two new California fulfillment centers and more than 5,000 jobs in the United Kingdom during 2017.
Prior to going bankrupt, Hanjin Shipping had chartered five, 3,400-TEU vessels and eight, 10,100-TEU vessels from Danaos.
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Japan's three largest ocean carriers said Monday in Tokyo they will merge their container operations in mid-2017 to form what would be the sixth largest line, continuing a recent trend of industry consolidation.
A coalition of 25 business groups has asked the Federal Maritime Commission to address fees imposed when shippers can't pick-up and return cargo, containers and chassis for reasons beyond their control.
Yang Ming responded by saying it has unwavering support of Taiwan’s government and has "proactively reorganized internally to effectively reduce its operating costs."