Category: General

S. Korean shipbuilders lead LPG carrier bonanza

SEOUL– South Korean shipbuilders are enjoying a booming liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) ship market, snapping up a significant number of new orders placed this year, industry data showed Sunday.South Korean builders have won 31 LPG carriers out of 44 or…

LG Uplus on lookout for automated seaports with 5G tech

BUSAN– A towering shipyard crane nimbly moves over stacks of cargo crates at a terminal in Busan Port, South Korea’s largest seaport 453 kilometers southeast of Seoul, to snatch a container box and gently load it onto a truck.While the scene is busine…

S. Koreans bid farewell to Cardinal Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk

SEOUL, South Koreans bade farewell Saturday to the country’s second Roman Catholic Cardinal Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk in a funeral Mass at Seoul’s landmark cathedral.Cheong, who was given the title of cardinal in 2006 by Pope Benedict XVI, died Tuesday n…