Why did Korea Line close a deal to buy Hanjin Shipping’s business networks and client information, but leave the bankrupt carrier’s ships on the table?

Hayes Howard, CEO BlueWater Reporting, raises this and other questions in an analysis of how Asia-North America carriers are regrouping in the wake of the Hanjin’s collapse and liquidation for American Shipper.

Howard cites Datamyne trade data in assessing whether Hyundai Merchant Marine’s access to South Korean manufacturers (still) makes it an attractive potential partner in the Maersk-MSC alliance.

Read “Commentary: Maersk Line’s South Korean Strategy” »

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