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Explosion at South Korea’s STX shipyard claim four lives 

STX blast: South Korea charges nine for negligence 

By Jite Eriabie  Nine people have been charged with negligence within the framework of an investigation into the deadly explosion that occurred ten days ago at...

Explosion at South Korea’s STX shipyard claim four lives 

Explosion at South Korea’s STX shipyard claim four lives 

An explosion at a shipyard in South Korea owned by STX Offshore & Shipbuilding killed four workers on Sunday, the country’s fire department said. The department...

South Korea eyes trade hub, eases oil terminal rules 

South Korea eyes trade hub, eases oil terminal rules 

South Korea is in the process of easing blending restrictions at its oil storage terminals as the world’s No. 5 crude importer bolsters an effort to become a North...

Cebu International Container Port project

South Korea to fund Philippines Cebu container port

The Cebu International Container Port project in the Philippines has received approval for a soft loan from the South Korean government and is set to be completed by...

Rift between Customs, PIA intensifies over $1.6m smuggled heroin

Nigerian arrested in South Korea for smuggling hard drug worth $1.7m  

  South Korean Police said Wednesday they have arrested a 46-year old Nigerian for smuggling large amounts of methamphetamine, also called meth, into the country...

Methamphetamines

Nigerian arrested in South Korea for smuggling hard drug worth $1.7m

South Korean Police said Wednesday they have arrested a 46 year-old Nigerian for smuggling large amounts of methamphetamines, also called meth, into the country through...

Mongolian squid fishing vessel

South Korea establishes contact with distressed vessel off Somalia

South Korea said on Saturday it has resumed contact with a distressed fishing vessel that feared it was being followed by a suspected pirate vessel off the waters of...

Iran to import shipbuilding technology from South Korea

Iran to import shipbuilding technology from South Korea

The managing director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) said the Iran Shipbuilding and Offshore Industries Complex Company (ISOICO) has been...

hyundai merchant marine

South Korea’s big three return to the scene

South Korean big three shipbuilders, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) have so far...

South Korea starts Sewol ferry salvage ops

South Korea begins probe of Sewol ferry sinking in May

An investigation into the Sewol ferry sinking is scheduled to be launched in late May. An eight-member panel, which would conduct the inquiry, was set up in March...

Alphaliner: 2M deal hurts HMM's chances of growth

HMM bolsters China-South Korea-Russia coverage

South Korean shipping company Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has extended its offering on a route connecting China, South Korea and Russia in order to meet an increased...

Sewol

Sewol disaster: South Korea raises sunken ferry

Salvage workers are pulling up a South Korean ferry that sank nearly three years ago killing more than 300 people, in one of the country’s worst-ever maritime...