Posts Tagged ‘Korea’

The Korean Spain Ocean Forum 2017

The Korean Spain Ocean Forum 2017
l to r: Capt. Rafael Pastor and Capt. Antonio M. Padrón Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, IMO Maritime Ambassador, participated in the KOREA SPAIN OCEAN FORUM 2017, acting as Chairman of the expert panel on “Cooperation in Maritime and Fisheries Matters” The event, chaired by Hon. Dr. Chang Ho Yang,...
July 15th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Fisheries | Read More

Latitude Brokers opens Latitude Korea office

Latitude Brokers opens Latitude Korea office
SW Kim Hong Kong, 3 July 2017– Latitude Brokers, the Asia based marine insurance specialist, has opened a liaison office in Seoul, Korea. Latitude’s office in Seoul will be their third in Asia, having opened in Hong Kong and Singapore in 2014 and 2016 respectively. Latitude Korea Ltd is wholly owned...
July 3rd, 2017 | Chartering, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Lloyd’s Register: First ships in the world to be certified Cyber SAFE delivered

Lloyd’s Register: First ships in the world to be certified Cyber SAFE delivered
Trammo Dietlin, the first ship to be awarded the notation Cyber (AL-SAFE) 29 May 2017 – The first ships to be classed with Lloyd’s Register’s cyber notations have been delivered to Global United in Korea. Built by Hanjin Heavy Industries, in collaboration with Alpha Ori Technology, the ships...
May 29th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Yoonmi Goh on her first months as Country Manager Korea for JF Hilleberrand

Yoonmi Goh on her first months as Country Manager Korea for JF Hilleberrand
Yoonmi Goh Yoonmi Goh, Country Manager Korea since 1st March 2017 gives an account of her first months in the job and an overview of the Korean wine market. MAINZ, 25th April 2017. Yoonmi Goh, current Country Manager JF Hilleberrand and Trans Ocean Korea since 1st March 2017, joined the company in 2013...
April 25th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Food and Drink, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Economic forum on Business Opportunities and Investment Korea – Spain in Las Palmas

Economic forum on Business Opportunities and Investment Korea – Spain in Las Palmas
l to r: Juan Vidal, Prof. Kang-Ki Lee, Ms. Elba Bueno, Capt. Antonio M. Padrón and Dr. Han Deuk Hoon Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, attended the “Economic Forum on Business Opportunities and Investment Korea – Spain”...
February 4th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR | Read More

ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software improves safety and efficiency of TPI Megaline vessel

ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software improves safety and efficiency of TPI Megaline vessel
The “Mega Caravan” in action Mega Caravan semi-submersible vessel is utilizing with ABB’s decision support system Zurich, Switzerland, October 06, 2016 – The Korean heavy lift company TPI Megaline has selected ABB’s predictive OCTOPUS marine software to ensure safe and efficient operations...
October 6th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Union mission stands alongside Korean strikers

Union mission stands alongside Korean strikers
Stuart Howard addresses strike rally A global union federation mission concludes today after standing alongside South Korean workers staging their largest public sector strike in 20 years. Korean unions are fighting back against government plans that would make sackings easier and muzzle trade unions. 30/09/2016 The...
September 30th, 2016 | Associations, ITF | Read More

Hanjin Shipping rehabilitation…

Hanjin Shipping rehabilitation…
Ik Wei Chong   Hanjin Shipping rehabilitation – what you need to know Written by Ik Wei Chong, Leon Alexander and Gloria Kang As you may be aware, one of South Korea’s largest shipowners, Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd (“Hanjin”), has applied for court rehabilitation in Korea. On 1 September...
September 2nd, 2016 | Legal, News, Shipfinance | Read More

Intellian selected as ‘World Class 300’ company by Korean Government

Intellian selected as ‘World Class 300’ company by Korean Government
Young-Sup Joo, Minister of SMBA, and Eric Sung, President and CEO of Intellian Intellian’s appointment to Korea’s prestigious ‘World Class 300’ list of the country’s most promising technology companies is a distinguished achievement and confirms its commanding lead in the mobile satellite communications...
July 7th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

First SCRUBBER READY vessel Oriental Jubilee joins DNV GL fleet

First SCRUBBER READY vessel Oriental Jubilee joins DNV GL fleet
The Unique Shipping Group christened its new DNV GL-classed vessel Oriental Jubilee in Ulsan, Korea recently. It is the first vessel to receive the DNV GL SCRUBBER READY notation. Credit: Unique Shipping Group Ulsan,  5 July 2016: DNV GL welcomed the Unique Shipping Group’s new vessel Oriental Jubilee into...
July 5th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Environment, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo – Record-Breaking Engine Enters Service

MAN Diesel & Turbo – Record-Breaking Engine Enters Service
The MSC Jade pictured during sea trials (courtesy MSC) Record-Breaking Engine Enters Service Largest and most powerful MAN B&W-branded engine makes market début aboard large container vessel The largest and most powerful engine from MAN Diesel & Turbo’s portfolio ever designed and built...
June 24th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

MEDASSET and NK join forces for marine turtle conservation

MEDASSET and NK join forces for marine turtle conservation
Georgia Trismpioti, MEDASSET’s Director writes: The Korean leading company NK CO., Ltd., being a global leader manufacturing Ballast Water Treatment Systems (BWTS) for ships, and fire- fighting equipment, has entered in to a new environmental sponsorship agreement with MEDASSET (Mediterranean...
June 1st, 2016 | Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo – Korea and Japan Welcome the First Methanol-Fueled, Ocean-Going Vessels

MAN Diesel & Turbo – Korea and Japan Welcome the First Methanol-Fueled, Ocean-Going Vessels
The “Mari Jone” Korea and Japan Welcome the First Methanol-Fueled, Ocean-Going Vessels Starting on April 18, Waterfront Shipping Company Ltd. (WFS),  Marinvest/Skagerack Invest (Marinvest), Westfal-Larsen Management (WL),  and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) were proud to attend the traditional...
April 25th, 2016 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

How Japan can lead the marine renaissance

How Japan can lead the marine renaissance
Being an island nation, Japan is inevitably dependent on seaborne trade. Over time, this has led to it becoming a strong player in the global maritime market. Japan’s shipbuilding pedigree has gained the country a foothold in LNG carriers, dry bulk cargo barge and pure car truck carriers (PCTC). While...
April 14th, 2016 | Bunkering, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

VIKING and Daemyung Marine invest in Korea

VIKING and Daemyung Marine invest in Korea
Thanks to the new joint venture between VIKING and Daemyung Marine, Korean shipowners and foreign-flag visitors will have faster access to locally stocked products and service agreements direct from the manufacturer.  Esbjerg, Denmark,  7 January 2016 – Marine safety equipment manufacturer and servicing...
January 7th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Korean unions facing crackdown need urgent global support

Korean unions facing crackdown need urgent global support
Australian Unions show solidarity The ITF has urged its affiliates to step up their global solidarity for Korean unions facing an ongoing serious crackdown. 16/12/2015 The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), the Korean Public Service and Transport Workers’ Union (KPTU) and other unions...
December 16th, 2015 | Associations, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

ITF demands Korea ends union onslaught

ITF demands Korea ends union onslaught
The ITF has demanded that the Korean president act to end the government and police onslaught against workers and unions over their right to organise. 24/11/2015 This follows an outcry by the ITF, global unions and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) over the attacks on the ITF-affiliated...
November 24th, 2015 | Associations, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo – Record-Breaking Engine Leaves Test Bed in Korea

MAN Diesel & Turbo – Record-Breaking Engine Leaves Test Bed in Korea
Alternate views of the 11G95ME-C9.5 engine during its shop test in Korea (courtesy Doosan) – side one Record-Breaking Engine Leaves Test Bed in Korea Largest and most powerful MAN B&W-branded engine ever built approaches market début Doosan Engine has reported that the initial start of an...
November 6th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Norsafe highlights safety at KORMARINE

Norsafe highlights safety at KORMARINE
Norsafe, global leader in marine life-saving equipment, will bring crew safety into sharp focus at KORMARINE in Busan, Korea, on Oct 20-23. The company, which specialises in the design, manufacture and servicing of lifeboats, rescue boats and davits, will use this important exhibition to launch two...
October 15th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Korea unveils plans to create major trans-shipment port at Busan

Korea unveils plans to create major trans-shipment port at Busan
Busan Port aims to handle 13 million TEU of trans-shipment cargo by 2020 ranking it number two in the world. The Korean Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries together with the Busan Port Authority announces a long-term vision and strategy to develop Busan Port into a global trans-shipment hub port. In recent...
July 27th, 2015 | Containers, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Busan Port unveils plans to fuel booming cruise sector

Busan Port unveils plans to fuel booming cruise sector
Korean government backs national cruise industry In response to Northeast Asia’s rapidly growing attractiveness as a cruise destination, the port of Busan (S Korea) is bringing new facilities on-stream this year and has unveiled plans for further developments in the future. In September, the port will...
June 1st, 2015 | Cruise Ferry, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Korean Register opens world’s first Green-ship Certification Center

Korean Register opens world’s first Green-ship Certification Center
Today (28 May), the Korean Register – an IACS member classification society -formally opened the world’s first Green-ship Equipment Test Certification Center in Gunsan, Jeonbuk, Korea. This large-scale facility will be operated by KR and has been built with the full support of Korea’s Ministry...
May 28th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Busan port unveils port expansion plans

Busan port unveils port expansion plans
The Korean government has announced plans to add a further 15 berths to its flagship Busan New Port in the south of the country to increase container capacity by 15.8 million TEU. The new facilities will be a mix of container terminals, feeder terminals and multi-purpose terminals and work will begin...
April 29th, 2015 | Containers, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

WSS opens distribution hub in Korea

WSS opens distribution hub in Korea
Kim Jensen New distribution centre offers improved product lead times for customers in Japan, China, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan Overlooking Busan New Port in South Korea, Wilhelmsen Ships Service’s newly opened 3000+ square meter warehouse sits on a 6000m2 site and will now take over from Singapore...
April 28th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Class 2 Hazardous Materials Restriction in South Korea April 13, 2015, Korea, Republic of, all ports Please be reminded that there is no licensed storage facilities in South Korea to store Class 2 Hazardous Materials (HAZ MAT). Deliveries of Class 2 HAZ MAT can be made to marine terminals, but they...
April 13th, 2015 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More