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Special Coast Guard Unit to Fend Off Illegal Chinese Fishing

Special Coast Guard Unit to Fend Off Illegal Chinese Fishing

INCHEON, Jan. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – A special unit of the South Korean Coast Guard will soon launch, with its mandate specifically dedicated to protecting western seas off the coast of Incheon from illegal Chinese fishing operations.  According to the Central Regional Headquarters Korea Coast Guard, 331 coast guard personnel will be assigned to the [...]

Coast Guard’s High-tech Weaponry Defenseless against China’s Illegal Fishing

Coast Guard’s High-tech Weaponry Defenseless against China’s Illegal Fishing

INCHEON, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Last Friday, a 4.5-ton speedboat of the South Korean Coast Guard sank after being rammed by one of some 40 Chinese fishing boats that were illegally fishing off the coast of Socheong Island, Incheon.  Although no causalities resulted from the incident, there is concern that Korea’s lax approach towards [...]