Prior to going bankrupt, Hanjin Shipping had chartered five, 3,400-TEU vessels and eight, 10,100-TEU vessels from Danaos.
The United States Maritime Alliance, the employer group that negotiates the master contract with the International Longshoremen's Association, called the ILA’s planned work stoppage threat “disturbing.”
The terminal operator increased spending from $70 million to $200 million in preparation for ultra large containerships.
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Danish ocean carrier Maersk Line said the vessels are deployed on the TP10 and TP18 services and represent about 1 percent of the carrier's overall fleet.
Five large terminal companies and the Port of Rotterdam Authority filed the “Global Ports Group Agreement” with the Federal Maritime Commission to promote the efficiency and effectiveness of the container port industry.
An estimated 1.69 million TEUs of vessel capacity is expected to be delivered in the coming year, more than twice the amount projected to be sold for scrap, according to a recent report from maritime shipping analyst Alphaliner.