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S. Korea, China Agree to Expand Car Ferry Operations

S. Korea, China Agree to Expand Car Ferry Operations

SEJONG, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea and China have agreed to expand car ferry operations between the two nations to cope with growing demand for maritime shipping and travel, Seoul’s oceans ministry said Friday. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said the agreement was reached in a meeting of senior maritime officials in the southern Chinese city of [...]

Oceans Ministry Unveils Self-Sailing Boats

Oceans Ministry Unveils Self-Sailing Boats

CHANGWON, Nov. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries has unveiled self-sailing boats, which could be used to crack down on illegal fishing in future without putting the South Korean Coast Guard in danger. The unmanned smart boats developed by the oceans ministry and the Korea Research Institute of Ship and Ocean [...]

Ministry of Fisheries Launches K·FISH Brand in U.S.

Ministry of Fisheries Launches K·FISH Brand in U.S.

SEOUL, Nov. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries is set to hold a launch event for its new brand ‘K·FISH’ as part of efforts to boost sales of South Korean seafood products. The fisheries ministry announced on Wednesday plans for the K·FISH brand launch event in Los Angeles, which will be [...]

New International Cruise Terminal to Open in Eastern Port of Sokcho

New International Cruise Terminal to Open in Eastern Port of Sokcho

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – A new international cruise terminal will be completed at the eastern port of Sokcho this week to accommodate a growing number of travelers coming to Korea through the coastal city, the oceans ministry said Wednesday. The port will be fully completed on Thursday with the commemorative ceremony scheduled for [...]

Korean Seafood to be Sold in China Under ‘K-Fish’ Brand

Korean Seafood to be Sold in China Under ‘K-Fish’ Brand

SEJONG, April 4 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean seafood will be exported to China under the integrated brand name of “K-Fish,” starting this month, the maritime ministry said Sunday. The K-Fish products include “gim,” or dried seaweed, oysters, sea cucumbers, brown seaweed and sea tangle, produced by six local seafood companies, according to the Ministry [...]

S. Korea Becomes First Asian Country to Successfully Farm Salmon

S. Korea Becomes First Asian Country to Successfully Farm Salmon

SEJONG, Oct. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has become the first Asian country to successfully farm salmon throughout the year, which can help the country reduce imports and lead to exports down the road, the government said Monday. According to the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Donghae STF Co., a local aquaculture firm, has [...]