A South Korean cargo ship is sitting idly in a B.C. port while company struggles financially

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. — The Port of Prince Rupert says a large container ship is sitting idly in the waters off British Columbia’s northwest coast because the South Korean company that owns the vessel is having financial trouble.

The 255-metre long Hanjin Scarlet arrived at the port Tuesday night and was immediately anchored in the inner harbour, said port spokesman Michael Gurney.

A number of media organizations were reporting that Hanjin Shipping Co. filed for receivership but the...

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