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No. of car ferry operations to double between Gunsan and Shidao, China
Date
2018.01.19
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According to Yonhap News,

(SEJONG=Yonhap News) Korea and China have agreed to expand car ferry operations between the two nations to cope with growing demand for maritime shipping and travel, the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said Friday.

Under the agreement, the number of car ferries operating between Gunsan port on Korea's southwestern coast and Shidao port on China's eastern coast will be doubled to six times a week.

The agreement was reached in a meeting of senior maritime officials in the southern Chinese city of Kunming on Wednesday and Thursday.

Car ferries are specially designed vessels that transport both vehicles and passengers across waterways.

Officials also discussed safety measures for vessels and passengers and the further expansion of maritime shipping routes between the two nations, the ministry said.



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Source: Yonhap News (Jan. 19, 2018)