Media: Hanjin asked Maersk Line to buy its US business

The court in Seoul has approved a divestment of Hanjin Shipping's Asia-US network and the bankrupt carrier has encouraged Maersk Line to bid on the assets, according to Korean media.

Photo: Hanjin

Seoul Central District Court, which is handling the receivership of Hanjin Shipping, has now approved the company to move forward with a planned divestment of its Asia-US network, in the efforts to generate cash at the collapsed carrier.

Hanjin has supposedly contacted Maersk Line and invited the Danish container behemoth, the world's largest line carrier, to make an offer on the business, writes Korea Economic Daily this Friday.

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