The Busan Port Authority expects 2015 container throughput to grow by around 5 percent, in which case total full-year throughput volume would rise to more than 19.6 million 20-foot-equivalent units.
Port of Busan
Port of Busan
09 Nov 2015
South Korea carrier Hanjin Shipping has offloaded its stake in its Busan terminal operations as it continues with efforts to bolster liquidity.
25 Sep 2015
The long-stalled Phase 2-4 of the Busan New Port is getting back in motion with the submission of applications to begin reclamation works, South Korea's Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) announced Thursday.
03 Aug 2015
Woo Ye-jong has been tapped to lead the Port of Busan in its effort to become an even larger transshipment hub, succeeding Lim Ki-tack who has been elected as the International Maritime Organization's next secretary-general.
22 Jul 2015
The first half of 2015 brought seven new services to Busan’s youngest terminal and an additional 1 million 20-foot-equivalent unit containers through South Korea’s largest marine gateway, port officials said Wednesday.
30 Jun 2015
As part of Busan’s larger effort to shore up its transshipment business amid fierce competition, the Korean government has announced plans to demolish an island to allow it to better handle mega-ships.
07 Jun 2015
Pyeongtaek-Dangjin has a thriving automotive trade and aims to knock Busan out as South Korea’s busiest gateway for vehicle volume.
09 May 2015
South Korea's Busan port is consolidating its position as northeastern Asia’s transshipment hub.
02 May 2015
A deeper channel and additional berths will help South Korea's Busan Port Authority keep up with rising container volumes and bigger box ships.
08 Apr 2015
The Port of Busan is a step closer to reaching its goal of 20 million TEUs this year after handling a monthly record number of transshipment volume in February.
17 Mar 2015
Three carrier alliances are launching Asia-U.S. East Coast services that will increase capacity on the route by 6 percent, according to industry analyst Alphaliner.
27 Feb 2015
The Port of Busan plans to handle 20 million TEUs this year after posting record volume in 2014, mainly because of healthy transshipment traffic.