Coast Guard to Crackdown on Drunk Sailing


Coast guards in Busan plan to strengthen their crackdowns against ships sailing under the influence of alcohol.

The move comes after the drunk Russian sailor steered the cargo ship into the Gwangan Bridge last month.

The Namhae Regional Coast Guards have said today on their plans to expand and strengthen crackdowns against sailing under the influence of alcohol for cruise ships and cargo vessels.

The local coast guards will check the schedule of the arrival and departure of the vessel.

They will then carry out a breathalyzer check to see if the sailor behind the steering wheel including the captain for alcohol concentration levels.

The limit for drinking while sailing is a BAC of 0.03 percent.


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