Archives for Wook Chung

Wook Chung

Wook Chung

Partner / New York

P: 212-551-7795

The Newest Rule on Demurrages and Detention Will Likely Burden Many Ocean Carriers and Marine Terminals (MTOs)

June 5, 2020

After more than seventeen months of fact finding and interim reports, and another eight months of the Notice of Proposed…

Montgomery McCracken Elects Two New Partners

June 1, 2020

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Wook Chung and John J. Powell have been elected to the firm’s partnership….

Ocean Carriers Seek Emergency Anti-Trust Immunity

March 27, 2020

On March 23, 2020, Crowley Liner Services, Seaboard Marine, and King Ocean filed an Emergency Cooperative Working Agreement with the…

Federal Maritime Commission and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration COVID-19 Update

March 25, 2020

On both the federal and local level, US government agencies continue to recognize that the transportation, shipping, and logistics service…

Montgomery McCracken Elects New Partner, Launches Private Capital and Emerging Companies Practice Group

October 28, 2019

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce Jon C. Hughes has been elected to the firm’s partnership. Hughes focuses his practice…

Vessel Forfeiture Issues for Carriers Involved in U.S. Government Drug Trafficking or Other Criminal Investigations

July 11, 2019

On June 17, 2019, at the Port of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), U.S. federal law enforcement seized over 16 tons of cocaine…

The Definition of ‘Merchant’ in the Era of Blockchain Technology

November 20, 2017

By Wook Chung

When ocean freight remains unpaid or detention/demurrage charges are due and owing, ocean carriers typically claim against every party identified…

Hanjin Shipping: From the eye of the storm and back

March 1, 2017

By Wook Chung

Since the bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd., so many articles have been written about how it happened, why it…

Wook Chung Joins Montgomery McCracken’s Maritime and Transportation Practice

January 25, 2017

NEW YORK – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce the addition of Wook Chung to its Maritime and Transportation practice. Chung…