Recent Vessel Updates
As of Wednesday, of Hanjin’s 97 container ships, 36 were waiting outside of overseas ports, according to South Korea’s finance ministry. Of the reminder, 37 had yet to unload and planned to return to Korea, and 24 had unloaded in Korea and elsewhere, the ministry said (Reuters.com)
Hanjin American – anchored near Pangkor, Malaysia
Hanjin Ami – waiting outside Yantian, China, not allowed to dock
Asian Trader – heading to Busan, South Korea, but reportedly out of fuel
Hanjin Baltimore – Arrested by World Fuel Service outside of the Panama Canal, has not been allowed to
Hanjin Blue Ocean – moving slowly to Singapore
Hanjin Boston – arrived Port Los Angeles 9/13, unloaded containers, departed 9/16, now at anchor
“But instead of going to Oakland as planned, the master asked to anchor,” said J. Kip Louttit, executive
director of the Marine Exchange of Southern California. He said Friday afternoon the ship had departed
for Oakland. (AmericanShipper.com)
Hanjin California – arrested in Sydney
Hanjin Chongqing – headed to Busan, South Korea
Hanjin Europe – under embargo in Hamburg, Germany
Hanjin Greece – unloaded port Long Beach, now off the coast of California
Hanjin Gdynia – arrived Long Beach 9/14, expected departure 9/19 (2 days at anchor, 2 days at berth), and
sail to Tokyo (J. Kip Louttit, executive director of the Marine Exchange of Southern
Hanjin Harmony – waiting in the North Sea, off coast of France
Hanjin Jungil – off the coast of California
Hanjin Miami – No decision has been made about discharging cargo on the M/V Hanjin Miami. As soon as
there is more information available, we will share that with you (Port of New York)
Hanjin Montevideo, arrested in Long Beach, “remains at anchor inside the Long Beach Breakwater and we
still have no information on future movements,” said J. Kip Louttit, executive director of the Marine
Exchange of Southern California(AmericanShipper.com)
Hanjin Netherlands – anchored near Pangkor, Malaysia
Hanjin Norfolk – Heading to Pusan, may encounter issues attempting to pass through Panama Canal.
Pacita – returned to vessel owner
Hanjin Rome – arrested in Singapore
Hanjin Rotterdam – arrested in Yantian
Sky Love – returned to vessel owner
Sky Pride – returned to vessel owner
Hanjin Sooho – arrested in Shanghai
Hanjin Switzerland – Anchored in the Red Sea, has not yet passed through the Suez Canal, and is being barred from doing so
Hanjin Vienna – arrested in Vancouver
Other Hanjin Updates
Port of Houston (PHA)
Effective immediately, the International Office of the ILA will no longer supply labor for Hanjin containers. Until further notice, all Hanjin containers will remain on hold. Those containers that have already been released by PHA will be placed back on hold for now. As this situation develops, we will confirm the status of these units and their payments.
Port of Norfolk
As a result of decisions made by the International Longshoreman’s Association (ILA), based on the Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy, actions are being taken along the East Coast, which will affect The Port of Virginia facilities. Please be advised of the following:
Effective immediately, no Hanjin import loads can be delivered/out-gated from any Port of Virginia
Empty containers are not impacted by this decision. We continue to accept Hanjin empties at the
This is a dynamic and evolving situation and further communication is anticipated.
You may contact our Customer Service Team at 757-440-7160, or POVCustomerService@vit.org.
Port of New York
Procedures Announcement Regarding Hanjin Cargo and Equipment
As a result of the recent news about Hanjin Shipping’s severe financial difficultly and operating status, the following procedures are currently in place in The Port of New York and New Jersey for Hanjin cargo and equipment.
All Hanjin import deliveries must be pre-paid in either cash or credit, if already established with
Maher Terminals. Please contact the Maher Terminals Hot Line at 908-527-8200 Ext 3875 for
information on the charges due.
Hanjin exports will no longer be received at Maher Terminals. Hanjin will not accept any new
bookings and any previous bookings will be cancelled. For export containers that are already
gated-in, bookings will be cancelled. Containers should be picked up, stripped and returned to a
location designated by Hanjin.
Hanjin empty containers will also no longer be received at either Maher’s main terminal or at the
Empty Depot at Columbia.
9/16 – The International Longshoremen’s Association said Friday afternoon that it has reversed its stance, and will handle cargo from ships operated by the now insolvent South Korean ocean carrier Hanjin Shipping (AmericanShipper.com)
9/16 – Judge John Sherwood of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Newark, N.J. at a hearing refused to reverse an order forbidding creditors from arresting Hanjin’s ships despite the protests of fuel companies and providers of tug services (AmericanShipper.com)