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But the No.76 and No.77 terminals, originally chartered by APMT which is Maersk’s partner, will be transferred to Korea’s Hanjin Pacific.
The representative of Hanjin Pacific said that the charter period will begin from May 7th to the end of 2014. Including No.78 terminal, currently Hanjing Pacific is operating three terminals in Kaohsiung.
Hanjing Pacific expects more benefits from the move. The staff size will be expanded to 400 persons, rising by over 50%.
Hanjin Shipping owns 60% shares in Hanjin Pacific while another 40% is held by Australian investor.
More and more shipping tycoons stare at Hanjin Pacific’s ‘territory’ in Kaohsiung including local Yang Ming Line, China’s COSCO, Japan’s Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, United Arab Shipping (S.A.G), CMA-CGM, China Shipping and Maersk.
Hanjin expressed that they’re willing to negotiate with others about cooperation in Kaohsiung. Hopefully they can do an excellent job to defend their territory.