It was in the part of the West Sea
that is closer to the Chinese coast than South Korea.
It's sad to continue to see a string of tragic incidents due to illegal fishing by Chinese trawlers in our exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the West Sea
. Now Seoul and Beijing can no longer afford to waste time and must cooperate sincerely to find fundamental solutions.
"In the meantime, I would like to invite North West Sea
Fisheries Committee members to visit the area to see the impact of their decision."
Baengnyeong Island is near the Northern Limit Line, a maritime demarcation line in the West Sea
between South Korea and North Korea.
North Korean vessels were spotted on the West Sea
engaging in illegal oil trades with Chinese ships multiple times in October, by the United States reconnaissance satellites.
The Yellow Sea, which the two Koreas call the West Sea
, was the site of two deadly naval clashes in 1999 and 2002 that resulted in heavy casualties on both sides.
SEOUL, Ramadan 12, 1432, Aug 12, 2011, SPA -- South Korea's navy rescued three North Korean fishing boats and seven fishermen after the vessels drifted over a disputed border in the West Sea
, a military official from the South said on Friday, according to Reuters.
North Korea on Tuesday fired dozens of rounds of artillery toward South Korean waters and an island near the tense west sea
border, leaving at least four South Korean soldiers wounded, Yonhap News Agency reported, citing the South's military.The North's artillery shells started falling in the South's waters off the island of Yeonpyeong from around 2:34 p.m.
For serious North West sea
anglers it's a great way to spend a few days on the boat.
The Incheon Coast Guard has been searching for more than 14 hours for missing crewmen of what is believed to be a wooden fishing boat that capsized near Baengnyeong Island near the Northern Limit Line (NLL) in the West Sea
Hundreds of north west sea
cadets converged on Liverpool for the largest event of its kind for many years.
The cables in the West Sea
were set up to better control visitors to the inter-Korean factory zone in Gaeseong.