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S. Korea: Ban on Single Hull Tankers in 2011

October 14, 2010

South Korea will ban, according to a Yonhap report, all single-hull tanker operations starting in 2011. The news agency reported that the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs said that all locally registered single-hull tankers with a deadweight tonnage of 5,000 tons will be barred from operating in territorial waters as of Jan. 1. It also said single-hull foreign ships will be barred from entering South Korean ports.
(Source: Yonhap)



 
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