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Kim Young-choon, South Korea's Minister of Oceans and Fisheries

Denmark, South Korea to cooperate on e-navigation

Denmark and South Korea have decided to expand their cooperation to maritime navigation. As informed, the two countries will jointly collaborate in the field of...

China overtakes South Korea as world’s No. 2 LNG importer

China overtakes South Korea as world’s No. 2 LNG importer

China’s General Administration of Customs has confirmed what liquefied natural gas industry insiders have been speculating for weeks: There’s a new No. 2 in town....

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South Korea asks WTO for $700 million trade sanctions over U.S. non-compliance

South Korea has asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) for authorization to impose annual trade sanctions worth at least $711 million on the United States, a filing...

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Taiwan releases man on bail in suspected North Korean oil transfer

A court in Taiwan has released on bail a man prosecutors allege to have made false declarations in the case of a Hong Kong-flagged tanker suspected of transferring oil...

South Korea seizes Hong Kong ship for oil transfer to North Korea

South Korea seizes second ship suspected of supplying oil to North

South Korean authorities have seized a Panama-flagged vessel suspected of transferring oil products to North Korea in violation of international sanctions, a customs...

South Korea seizes Hong Kong ship for oil transfer to North Korea

South Korea seizes Hong Kong ship for oil transfer to North Korea

By Jite Eriabie  South Korea briefly seized and inspected a Hong Kong-registered ship in November for transferring oil products to a North Korean vessel and breaching...

Lighthouse Winmore Oil tanker

South Korea seizes Hong Kong ship for oil transfer to North Korea

South Korea briefly seized and inspected a Hong Kong-registered ship in November for transferring oil products to a North Korean vessel and breaching UN sanctions, a...

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South Korea jails former DSME, Hanjin Shipping top brass 

By Jite Eriabie  South Korea is clamping down on behind the scene maneuvering of former maritime executives who were at the helm of major shipbuilding and shipping...

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South Korea recovers bodies of two missing from sunken boat 

By Jite Eriabie  Korean coast guard discovered the bodies of the remaining two people who were reported missing after the fishing boat Seonchang-1 capsized off...

13 dead, 2 missing as fishing vessel sinks off South Korea

13 dead, 2 missing as fishing vessel sinks off South Korea

By Jite Eriabie   At least 13 people have lost their lives after a fishing boat collided with a tanker and sank off the coast of Incheon, South Korea, Yonhap News...

Eight killed as fishing boat collides with tanker off South Korea

Eight killed as fishing boat collides with tanker off South Korea

A South Korean fishing boat capsized off the country’s western coast on Sunday after it collided with a refueling vessel, killing eight people, South Korea’s coast...

South Korea’s shipbuilding industry sacks 35,400 in six months 

South Korea’s shipbuilding industry sacks 35,400 in six months 

By Jite Eriabie  The South Korean shipbuilding sector and related businesses have slashed workforces by about one-fifth in the first half compared to the end of last...