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BUSAN, South Korea -- The small island known as 'To-do', which has been considered by ship crews to be an obstacle for mega container ships navigating Busan's New Port will be removed. 

According to the Ministry of Maritime Oceans and Fisheries and Busan port authority, a recent survey has resulted in the decision to remove the tiny island. 

It is expected to cost up to 450 billion won to remove the island, which measures 24,000 square meters. City officials state that by using more advanced technology, the bill could be reduced by up to 250 billion won. 

The city government will be covering all expenses related to the project. 

Source: Busan eFM News

Photo: Kookje Shinmoon


 

 

Busan City to Remove Small Island to Ease Shipping Lane to Busan New Port


BUSAN, South Korea — The small island known as ‘To-do’, which has been considered by ship crews to be an obstacle for mega container ships navigating Busan’s New Port will be removed. 

According to the Ministry of Maritime Oceans and Fisheries and Busan port authority, a recent survey has resulted in the decision to remove the tiny island. 

It is expected to cost up to 450 billion won to remove the island, which measures 24,000 square meters. City officials state that by using more advanced technology, the bill could be reduced by up to 250 billion won. 

The city government will be covering all expenses related to the project. 

Source: Busan eFM News

Photo: Kookje Shinmoon


 

 

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