In 2015, we expect to see a broadly similar situation as 12 months previous, with the Port of Busan once more leading the way in terms of year-on-year (y-o-y) tonnage throughput growth, while the Port of Incheon
will lead in box terms.
The ferry was on a routine trip from the port of Incheon
south to Jeju island, carrying students and teachers from the Danwon High School on the outskirts of Seoul as well as other passengers and cargo.
Yonhap, citing investigators, said Tuesday the ferry was overloaded on 139 out of its 241 voyages between the western port of Incheon
and the southern resort island of Jeju since it began the service in March 2013.
By mode, the maritime sector (specifically the Port of Busan) is set to enjoy the best 2014 in terms of tonnage throughput, although the Port of Incheon
will not enjoy as fruitful a 12 months.
The ferry sank on a trip from the port of Incheon
to the island of Jeju.
The Sewol ferry sank last Wednesday on a routine trip south from the port of Incheon
to the traditional honeymoon island of Jeju.
The Sewol had left the northwestern port of Incheon
on Tuesday with 476 passengers on an overnight journey to the holiday island of Jeju in the south, including 323 students from Danwon High School in Ansan.
The Sewol, carrying 476 passengers and crew, capsized during a journey from the port of Incheon
in the north-west to the southern holiday island of Jeju, the report added.
The Sewol, carrying 476 passengers and crew, capsized on Wednesday on a journey from the port of Incheon
to the southern holiday island of Jeju.
The ship had left the north western port of Incheon
on Tuesday on an overnight journey to the holiday island of Jeju in the south with 475 people, including 325 students.
all from a subu Th north They boarded the ferry at the north-west port of Incheon
and were heading for a four-day break on southern island Jeju.