South Korea

17 Nov 2016
The South Korean government is looking to the country's large multinational exporters to take a major role in turning around the fortunes of its struggling shipping sector.
30 Aug 2016
Few things spook shippers more than the potential for a ship to be arrested in port, something Hanjin has reportedly faced and may see more of as creditors come collecting.
30 Aug 2016
A merger of Hanjin and HMM is in the national interest, believes the Korea Shipowners Association.
30 Aug 2016
The Korea Exchange has asked the country’s largest carrier for clarification on media reports that it has lost the support of South Korean banks.
29 Aug 2016
There is a glimmer of light at the end of the Hanjin tunnel as its main charterer agrees to a deal and foreign banks delay debt repayments.
The cash from Korean Air Lines is separate from an earlier announced plan to raise liquidity at Hanjin Shipping.
26 Aug 2016
Korean Air Lines is swooping in to support Hanjin Shipping.
Hanjin Shipping has until Sept. 4 to meet the conditions set by its creditors, and the South Korean government has expressed reluctance to bail out the struggling container line.
25 Aug 2016
Hanjin Shipping on Thursday submitted its plan to boost liquidity to the Korea Development Bank.
Hanjin Shipping has not been as fortunate in its liquidity crisis as compatriot Hyundai Merchant Marine, which reached an agreement with creditors in June.
23 Aug 2016
Hanjin Shipping will submit a plan to raise liquidity to its largest creditor, the Korea Development Bank, on Thursday.
Incheon Port, pictured, in the first half recorded its largest ever throughput for a half-year period with 1.24 million TEUs.
22 Aug 2016
The new CC1-CC2 was made from the merging of two Asia-North America West Coast Central China products into a new Central China Combo service.
16 Aug 2016
Hanjin Shipping, the biggest of South Korea’s shipping outfits, swung to a loss in the second quarter.
Lower volumes on trans-Pacific and Asia-Europe routes were contributors to the operational loss of Hyundai Merchant Marine in the second quarter.
16 Aug 2016
South Korea’s second-largest shipping line posted an overall net profit in the second quarter.