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Saturday, October 1, 2022
Korean Navy Greets US Carrier
Navy

North Korea Fires Missiles During US Navy Joint Exercise

By Cynthia Kim (Reuters) – North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles toward the sea off its east coast on Saturday, hours before

October 1, 2022
Total Views: 2931

Saturday, September 24, 2022
Navy

N.Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Ahead Of U.S. VP Harris Visit

By Jihoon Lee SEOUL, Sept 25 (Reuters) – North Korea fired a ballistic missile towards the sea off its east coast on Sunday, ahead of planned military

September 24, 2022
Total Views: 1847

Navy

N.Korea May Be Preparing To Test Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile

Sept 24 (Reuters) – South Korea’s military has detected signs that North Korea may be preparing to test a submarine-launched ballistic

September 24, 2022
Total Views: 2012

Monday, September 5, 2022
Typhoon Hinnamnor Wave
Weather

Typhoon Hinnamnor Rips Across South Korean Ports

By Soo-hyang Choi (Reuters) – A powerful typhoon tore through South Korea’s southern industrial hubs on Tuesday, leaving at least two

September 5, 2022
Total Views: 1044

Saturday, July 23, 2022
DSME shipyard
Shipbuilding

Daewoo Shipyard Workers Reach Deal To End Strike

By Byungwook Kim and Heekyong Yang (Reuters) – South Korean contract workers at the country’s number 3 shipbuilder agreed on Friday to end their

July 23, 2022
Total Views: 2459

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Ports

South Korean Trucker Strike Ends But Hurdles Remain

By Heesu Lee and Heejin Kim (Bloomberg) — South Korea’s truckers began returning to work and factories resumed deliveries of goods from cars to

June 15, 2022
Total Views: 485

Friday, June 10, 2022
Ports

Korean Trucker Strike Cripples Port Of Busan

By Heejin Kim and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) An escalating strike by truck drivers in South Korea is adding more disruption to global supply chains, from a slowdown

June 10, 2022
Total Views: 1065

Sunday, June 5, 2022
A missile is fired from a naval vessel during the test-firing of a new type of anti-ship cruise missile to be equipped at Korean People's Army (KPA) naval units in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang
Defense

N.Korea Fires Volley Of Missiles, Prompting Joint Military Drill By Japan, US

By Byungwook Kim and Josh Smith SEOUL, June 5 (Reuters) – North Korea fired eight short-range ballistic missiles towards the sea off its east

June 5, 2022
Total Views: 1325

Saturday, June 4, 2022
Defense

S.Korea, U.S. Stage Rare Drills With Air Carrier

By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL, June 4 (Reuters) – South Korea and the United States staged their first combined military exercises involving an

June 4, 2022
Total Views: 12055

Saturday, May 21, 2022
Defense

Biden, S.Korea’s Yoon Vow To Deter N.Korea With Bigger Drills And More Weapons

By Trevor Hunnicutt, Josh Smith and Hyonhee Shin SEOUL, May 21 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden and his new South Korean counterpart agreed on

May 21, 2022
Total Views: 1033

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Navy

US Navy Deploys Aircraft Carrier To Korea Amid Tensions With North

by Idrees Ali (Reuters) The USS Abraham Lincoln strike group is operating in waters off the Korean peninsula, a U.S. official said, after South Korean media

April 12, 2022
Total Views: 3605

Friday, April 8, 2022
Kyoto 2 ship sinking
Lifesaving Incidents

Two Bodies Found After Ship Goes Missing Near Taiwan

By Fabian Hamacher and Hyonhee Shin (Reuters)  Taiwan has recovered two bodies after a ship carrying six South Koreans went missing in the Taiwan

April 8, 2022
Total Views: 4336

Monday, November 22, 2021
kmtc container ship Pusan Newport Terminal in Busan
Ports

South Korean Port Exports Make Double-Digit Gains

By Jiyeun Lee (Bloomberg) –South Korea’s exports are poised to extend a run of double-digit gains in November, underpinned by chip and ship sales and

November 22, 2021
Total Views: 571

Monday, July 19, 2021
cjtf-hoa-camp-lemonnier-visit-south-korean-military-vessel
Navy

South Korean Navy Starts Airlifting Destroyer Crew Infected With COVID

By Sangmi Cha (Reuters) South Korea’s military has recorded its biggest cluster of COVID-19 infections to date, with more than 80% of personnel aboard a

July 19, 2021
Total Views: 1548

Thursday, July 15, 2021
cjtf-hoa-camp-lemonnier-visit-south-korean-military-vessel
Navy

Coronavirus Breaksout Aboard Unvaccinated South Korean Destroyer On Piracy Patrol

By Sangmi Cha (Reuters) South Korea is sending a medical team to the Middle East to tackle a coronavirus outbreak on one of its ships on anti-piracy patrol

July 15, 2021
Total Views: 1994

Friday, July 9, 2021
kmtc container ship Pusan Newport Terminal in Busan
Ports

South Korea’s Container Squeeze Throws Exporters Into Costly Gridlock

By Cynthia Kim (Reuters) Unable to get a slot on a container vessel, Lee Sang-hoon is considering using fishing trawlers docked for repair in the South Korean

July 9, 2021
Total Views: 3875

Friday, April 9, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

Iran Frees South Korean Tanker and Its Captain

By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL, April 9 (Reuters) – Iran released on Friday a South Korean ship and its captain detained since January after South Korea promised

April 9, 2021
Total Views: 1995

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Shipping

Saudi Arabia to Ship Gas to South Korea and Take CO2 Back

By Verity Ratcliffe, Seyoon Kim and Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — Saudi Arabia plans to ship gas to South Korea where it will be used to make hydrogen,

March 3, 2021
Total Views: 1455

Friday, February 5, 2021
FILE PHOTO: General view of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off the coast of Blackpool
Offshore

South Korea Unveils $43 Billion Plan to Build the World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL, Feb 5 (Reuters) – South Korea unveiled a 48.5 trillion won ($43.2 billion) plan to build the world’s largest wind power

February 5, 2021
Total Views: 3102

Friday, January 29, 2021
Shipping

Iran MP Says Unfreezing $7 Billion May Help Release of South Korean Tanker

DUBAI, Jan 29 (Reuters) – A move by South Korea towards releasing $7 billion in frozen Iranian funds may help spur Iran’s judiciary to resolve the

January 29, 2021
Total Views: 2887