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Shipping Companies Exploiting Truck Drivers to Clean and Repair Containers

Shipping Companies Exploiting Truck Drivers to Clean and Repair Containers

BUSAN, May 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Shipping companies using the Busan Port are handing over containers in poor condition to truck drivers for cleaning or repair without proper payment, incurring losses of billions of won each year. Last November, the Busan Port Authority conducted examinations of 9,278 empty containers withdrawn from three terminals at Busan [...]

Busan Port Authority to Develop Security System Utilizing Blockchain

Busan Port Authority to Develop Security System Utilizing Blockchain

BUSAN, Mar. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The Busan Port Authority (BPA) is planning to develop a port security system that utilizes blockchain, artificial intelligence, and Internet of Things technology. The BPA announced on Wednesday that it had been chosen by the Ministry of Science and ICT for its new research and development (R&D) project to [...]

Busan Port to Modernize Network Infrastructure

Busan Port to Modernize Network Infrastructure

BUSAN, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Busan Port, South Korea’s maritime gateway, will modernize its network infrastructure to efficiently handle cargo traffic and improve safety, the oceans ministry said Friday. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said it will use the Internet of Things (IoT) technology to upgrade the southeastern port’s cargo management system in [...]

Busan’s Container Cargo Inches up over past 8 Months

Busan’s Container Cargo Inches up over past 8 Months

BUSAN, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Container cargo handled at South Korea’s biggest port of Busan has edged up over the past eight months despite the demise of Hanjin Shipping Co., once the country’s No. 1 shipping firm, data showed Tuesday.  Container cargo processed at the southeastern port came to 13.05 million twenty-foot-equivalent units (TEUs) [...]