Rescue operations are underway after the ferry Sewol sank in waters off Jindo Island, in the southwestern province of South Jeolla, South Korea, in 2014. Photo: EPARescue operations are underway after the ferry Sewol sank in waters off Jindo Island, in the southwestern province of South Jeolla, South Korea, in 2014. Photo: EPA
Rescue operations are underway after the ferry Sewol sank in waters off Jindo Island, in the southwestern province of South Jeolla, South Korea, in 2014. Photo: EPA

Further delays ahead before sunken Sewol ferry gets raised from seabed

Workers so far have attached 20 steel ‘lifting’ beams to the ship, but installing another six in the stern has proved ‘extremely difficult’, Maritime Minister Kim Young-Suk says

Topic |   South Korea ferry disaster
Rescue operations are underway after the ferry Sewol sank in waters off Jindo Island, in the southwestern province of South Jeolla, South Korea, in 2014. Photo: EPARescue operations are underway after the ferry Sewol sank in waters off Jindo Island, in the southwestern province of South Jeolla, South Korea, in 2014. Photo: EPA
Rescue operations are underway after the ferry Sewol sank in waters off Jindo Island, in the southwestern province of South Jeolla, South Korea, in 2014. Photo: EPA
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