HMM, Carriers to Form Alliance to Fill in for Hanjin

The South Korean shipping giant Hyundai Merchant Marine has revealed plans to form an alliance, to be named Mini Alliance, with local container carriers, including Korea Marine Transport, Sinokor Merchant Marine and Heung-A Shipping, according to Korea Herald.

Starting from the end of September, the carriers would jointly deploy some 15 vessels covering the routes to Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand from South Korean ports.