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Container Shipping Costs on EU-S. Korea Route Continue to Rise amid Red Sea Crisis

Container Shipping Costs on EU-S. Korea Route Continue to Rise amid Red Sea Crisis

SEOUL, Jun. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Container shipping costs from Europe to South Korea rose for the fourth consecutive month in May amid ongoing tensions surrounding the Red Sea, the customs agency said Monday. The average shipping cost for a 40-foot container from the European Union to South Korea went up 5 percent on-month last [...]

State Agency Develops Shipping Container that Can Maintain Freshness of Agricultural Products

State Agency Develops Shipping Container that Can Maintain Freshness of Agricultural Products

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The Rural Development Administration (RDA) under the agriculture ministry said Wednesday it had developed new technology to ensure cost-effective transport of agricultural products while maintaining their freshness. The RDA developed a controlled atmosphere (CA) container that enables the adjustment of temperature, humidity, and the density of oxygen and carbon [...]

Hyundai Glovis Acquires Patent for Container to Transport Dead EV Batteries

Hyundai Glovis Acquires Patent for Container to Transport Dead EV Batteries

SEOUL, Feb. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Glovis Co. has developed an exclusive container that enables dead electric vehicle (EV) batteries to be transported in an economically efficient manner. The logistics unit of Hyundai Motor Group announced on Wednesday that it acquired a patent for a Platform Container that is designed to transport a variety [...]

Food Companies Striving to Develop Microwavable HMR Packing Containers

Food Companies Striving to Develop Microwavable HMR Packing Containers

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean food processing firms are striving to develop microwavable packing containers for frozen and instant foods amid the growing popularity of home meal replacement (HMR) products, industry sources said Thursday. The size of the local packaging industry stood at 44.2 trillion won (US$41.4 billion) in 2015 while the [...]