Important update: South Korea Quarantine Regulation changes outlined in the latest circular from correspondent Spark International
China and South Korea has announced implementation of their own fuel sulphur caps with emission control areas requiring use of 0.1% sulphur fuels.
Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) has announcement new regulation for vessels calling at Korean Ports to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
UK Club correspondents in South Korea have provided the following two updates regarding strict regulations for vessels arriving at South Korea with crew joining from certain countries.
Korea New ECA Rule
The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries has announced the SOX Emission Control Area in major Korean ports, which strengthens the sulfur content standard of ship fuel oil to 0.1% or less according to the Article.
The Club’s correspondents, Hyopsung Surveyors & Adjusters Corporation, provides an update on recent designations of ECAs and low speed areas at five major ports in South Korea.
1170 - 08/19 - Travel Restrictions to the Philippines imposed by South Korea Ministry of Foreign Affairs
South Korea bans nationals traveling to Philippines, affecting ships trading to nickel ore export ports
UKMC Climb 2017
The 31st UK Club Korean Mountain Climb took place on Saturday 23rd September 2017 on Acha Mountain, located within Eastern Seoul about 13km from city hall.
Seoul Loss Prevention seminar
The Club held a Loss Prevention Seminar and Reception at the Lotte Hotel in Seoul on 21st September. In attendance were Andrew Jones Regional Director for Asia, Stuart Edmonston Loss Prevention Director, DY Kim Senior Claims Director, and Sean Song Claims & Loss Prevention Executive.
South Korea - notice of amendment to the regulations on the imposition and collection of oil spill response costs
Recent amendment to South Korea's regulations concerning the imposition and collection of oil spill response costs