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The hoisted Sewol seen on its side. Credit: PA

A South Korean government commission said on 9 May that the Sewol ferry, now lying on its side in Mokpo port, will be set upright on 10 May to make a final search for remains of five victims who remain missing....

Polaris Shipping’s ore carrier, Stellar Eagle, was found to have 22 unauthorised modifications. Credit: Malte Schwarz

South Korean ore shipping specialist Polaris Shipping has been ordered by authorities to correct unauthorised modifications made to one of its ships.

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Maritime security still a major concern in some areas of Southeast Asia. Credit: US Navy

Statistics released by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) on 17 October show that among actual and attempted attacks in the first nine months of 2017, there were six in Malaysi...

ITF president Paddy Crumlin. Credit: ITF

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and maritime employers comprising the Joint Negotiating Group (JNG) have concluded negotiations to raise seafarers’ wages, highlight the risks of piracy off Somalia and Yemen,...

KR's chairman and CEO, Lee Jeong-Kie Credit: Korean Register of Shipping

The Korean Register of Shipping (KR) will provide technical cyber-security services to Songa Shipmanagement (SSM), covering 32 vessels.

Cyber security in shipping has gained greater attention after...

All 32 crew members on an Iranian oil tanker were feared dead after it collided with a Chinese bulk carrier off China’s east coast on 6 January. Credit: IHS Markit

Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) has said it will conduct a joint investigation with the Natio...

STX O&S' shipyard. Credit: STX O&S

Arrest warrants have been made for 11 more employees from STX Offshore & Shipbuilding (STX O&S) in connection with the fatal blast that claimed four lives from the South Korean shipbuilder on 20 August 2017.

According to th...

Ship-to-ship transfers are banned under sanctions against North Korea. Credit: Getty images

The owner of a tanker that has been suspected of engaging in ship-to-ship transfers with North Korean vessels has stayed tight-lipped.

On 1 January 2018, South Korean authorities...

Kingsway, pictured here under previous ownership. Credit: Joachim Affeldt

The bunker trading arm of a Taiwanese fishery has now been linked to two vessels that have been reports as having transacted with North Korea.

The Marshall Islands-registered Billions Bunker Corp a...

Rescued passengers from Mercraft 3 at the CM Recto Provincial Hospital in Infanta, Quezon. Credit: Getty

More than 250 survivors have been pulled to safety after a ferry capsized in Philippines waters on 21 December, while five people have been confirmed dead.

The ferry,...

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