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Korea Uses Satellites to Maintain Agricultural Produce Freshness During Shipping

Korea Uses Satellites to Maintain Agricultural Produce Freshness During Shipping

JINJU, South Korea, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) – The Foundation of Agricultural Technology Commercialization & Transfer (FACT) is testing a self-developed shipping container maintenance technology that allows for the export of fresh agricultural produce via container ships.  According to officials, 614 kilograms of strawberries from Jinju, South Gyeongsang Province, are being shipped off to Singapore [...]

Collapse of Hanjin Shipping to Push up Cost of Local Exporters: Survey

Collapse of Hanjin Shipping to Push up Cost of Local Exporters: Survey

SEOUL, March 2 (Korea Bizwire) – The collapse of Hanjin Shipping Co. is expected to push up shipping costs of local exporters, and thus undermine their competitiveness and profitability, a survey showed Thursday.  The once top South Korean shipping line was declared bankrupt on Feb. 17.  The failure of Hanjin is forcing local shippers to [...]

Hyundai Merchant Forms Alliance with Smaller Local Rivals

Hyundai Merchant Forms Alliance with Smaller Local Rivals

SEOUL, Feb. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., a major South Korean shipping line, and two local shipping firms Tuesday forged an alliance, a move apparently aimed at overcoming the downturn hurting the entire industry.  Under the strategic alliance, dubbed HMM+K2, they will share ships under a code-sharing scheme, as well as separate [...]