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Bu·san

 (bo͞o′sän′) also Pu·san (po͞o′-)
A city of extreme southeast South Korea on the Korea Strait southeast of Seoul. It developed into a major port during the Japanese occupation of Korea (1910-1945).

Busan

(ˈpuːˈsæn)
n
(Placename) a port in SE South Korea, on the Korea Strait: the second largest city and chief port of the country; industrial centre; two universities. Pop: 3 527 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 2000): Pusan
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Some of the major ports for cargo exchange are Port of Shanghai, Port of Singapore, Port of Suzhou, Port of Guangzhou, Port of Tangshan, Port of Rotterdam, and Port of Busan. The main objective of the port terminal operator is to help freighter ships minimize their time in the ports by optimizing the flow of goods and getting a quicker customs clearance.
Container cargo handled at South Korea's largest port of Busan stood at 12.44 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the first seven months, up 4 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the port authority.
According to Vladivostok's Marine Rescue Coordination Center, a Russian ship called "Palladium" was detained by South Korea after it left the port of Busan, South Korea, without permission Monday.
Before Korea was divided in two, the Gyeongui Line ran from Seoul to Shinuiju, North Korea's border town with China, while the Donghae Line linked the southwestern port of Busan and Wonsan in the north.
* He was Roh's right-hand man as chief of staff in the president's office, after previously working together in a legal practice in the south-eastern port of Busan. In 1975 he spent time in prison for his part in street protests against the authoritarian rule of Park Chung Hee.
As the carrier group drills continued, the USS Michigan arrived in the South Korean port of Busan on Tuesday, the U.S.
Although relatively large, the original "arrivals" were not out of keeping with lead stocks movements at the time, given a protracted "warehousing war" that saw large tonnages taken out of the system only to be relocated at Vlissingen and the South Korean port of Busan.
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.
Once again this quarter, we anticipate that by mode, the maritime sector (specifically the Port of Busan) is set to enjoy the best performance over 2014 in terms of y-o-y tonnage growth.
The 97,000-ton supercarrier USS George Washington arrived in the southern port of Busan on Friday for joint military exercises with Seoul and Tokyo planned for later this month.