Maersk looks like obvious choice to buy Hanjin Shipping

Maersk Line could be a serious contender to acquire Hanjin Shipping, which is on the verge of collapsing, analyst Lars Jensen tells ShippingWatch. He sees clear similarities to Maersk's interest last year in buying Singapore-based carrier APL.

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Maersk Line looks like the most obvious and strongest contender to buy collapsing South Korean container carrier Hanjin Shipping, unless similarly South Korean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine acquires parts of all of Hanjin Shipping, Lars Jensen, CEO and partner at analyst firm SeaIntelligence Consulting, tells ShippingWatch.

Hanjiin Shipping announced on Wednesday that it has filed for receivership at a South Korean court.

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