News ID: 69478 |
Publish Date: 10:42 - 11 October 2016

Hanjin boxships allowed to berth at China’s port

China has allowed Hanjin Shipping containerships to call at Yangshan port in Shanghai for the first time since the South Korean carrier declared bankrupt in end-August this year, reports said.

Hanjin boxships allowed to berth at China’s port
Two Hanjin Shipping boxships – the 13,102-teu Hanjin Blue Ocean and the 9,010-teu Hanjin Czech – called at Yangshan port on 3 October and 8 October respectively, after permission was granted by the Shanghai port authority, MANA correspondent reported.
hinese port will no longer be facilitated by its usual freight forwarders and shippers.
The SIPG source added that for every Hanjin Shipping vessel seeking to call at the port, either the shipowner or the cargo owner will have to place an undisclosed sum to SIPG as deposit before the ship is allowed to berth.
In Singapore, PSA recently updated that 15 stranded Hanjin Shipping vessels were allowed into Singapore port since 22 September, and over 3,000 containers were released to shippers.
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