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Shipping line Hanjin claims price gouging at US ports

Even though creditor protections granted to Hanjin by the US court should have helped it avoid chaos in American ports, logistical problems have persisted, said Mr Van Horn.

New York

HANJIN Shipping Co and its customers are being asked to pay more than usual to bring freight into US ports, creating a backlog that could keep goods off shelves during the holiday shopping season.

Dockside servicers and transportation companies are demanding higher fees to