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 importdeliveries 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 exportswill 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 emptycontainers will also no longer be received at either Maher’s main terminal or at the Empty Depot at Columbia.
Empty Hanjin Dry Containers on TRAC Metro Pool Chassis Only
Thru September 16, 2016, Columbia Coastal’s Polaris Street Depot (1155 Polaris St., Elizabeth, NJ) will receive Hanjin 20′ and 40′ standard dry freight containers mounted on TRAC’s Metro Pool chassis (Monday thru Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM.) The lift fee is $85 – PAYABLE IN CASH ONLY. The motor carrier may then terminate the chassis at the Maher Chassis depot or retain the chassis and transfer the billing to their own account upon leaving Columbia.
M/V 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.
The Federal Maritime Commission has established a protocol for communicating requests for assistance to the agency concerning developments related to the status of Hanjin Shipping, allegations of Shipping Act violations or requests for assistance related to retrieving or receiving cargo in transit. For additional information see http://www.fmc.gov/NR16-18/