Coast guard ships extinguish a fire on a tugboat off Samcheok, Gangwon, on Saturday. The tugboat sank and two sailors were rescued.
The Korea Coast Guard searches Thursday for seven missing crew members, including three Indonesians, after a 39-ton fishing boat capsized and sank off the coast of Jeju Island on Tuesday evening.
The family of a fisheries official killed by North Korea last month filed a request to the Coast Guard Wednesday to see detailed records of its investigation, and challenged the agency’s conclusion that the victim was defecting to the North.
A fisheries official who went missing near the maritime border last Monday before being shot and killed by North Korean soldiers last Tuesday, clearly made efforts to move northward against southward currents, the Coast Guard said, in order to,,,
Police on Wednesday captured a Chinese man believed to be among the six people who entered Korea aboard a motorboat last week, according to Korea Coast Guard officials.
A civilian motorboat, apparently from China, was discovered beached on Korea's west coast near Taean, South Chungcheong, on Saturday, raising concerns over maritime security...