Tae-jun is a Hong Kong-based container shipping reporter for Lloyd’s List, focusing on South Korea and Japan. Prior to joining Lloyd’s Lists worked at the Financial Times and its specialist publication in Hong Kong and Seoul, where he covered the banking and fund management industries in the Asia-Pacific. In the process of his coverage of institutional investors, pension funds, asset management companies and financial regulators, Tae-jun clinched the “Highly Commended Best New Comer” award in the 2015 State Street Institutional Press Awards Asia Pacific.
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South Korean shipbuilder expects up to 500 production employees to resign voluntarily
Both shipping lines plan to launch new services not only in Asia but also in North America
South Korean shipbuilder’s situation is expected to improve as orders and newbuilding prices pick up
Current losses incurred by the shipping line are within the expected range, say local media reports
As part of tightening oversight in the aftermath of irregularities at DSME, the government body will also introduce a harsher penalties on the firms that engage in illegal accounting practices