Global Supply Chains Paralyzed After World’s 7th Largest Container Shipper Files Bankruptcy, Assets Frozen | Zero Hedge

KW: Inevitably with global trade falling month after month making a lie of the central bank statements about economic recovery or expansion and the like, something cracks, in this case Hanjin Shipping

After years of relentless decline in the Baltic Dry index today the largest casualty finally emerged on Wednesday when South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping, the country’s largest shipping firm and the world’s seventh-biggest container carrier, filed for court receivership on Wednesday after losing the support of its banks, leaving its assets frozen as ports from China to Spain denied access to its vessels.

Source: Global Supply Chains Paralyzed After World’s 7th Largest Container Shipper Files Bankruptcy, Assets Frozen | Zero Hedge

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