History

  • 2013

    • Mar. 23
      • Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries reconstituted (Presidential Decree No.24456)
      • Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries created as well as affiliated agencies(integrated oceans and fisheries)
      • Fixed number of people: 3,084 (headquarters: 508, affiliation: 2,576)
  • 2008

    • Feb. 29
      • Oceans and fisheries affairs entrusted to the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs and the Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
      • Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs: marine policy, shipping, ports, marine environment, maritime survey, marine resources development, marine science technology research, development and maritime safety
      • Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries: fisheries policy and fishing village development, fishery product distribution, etc.
  • 2007

    • Dec. 04
      • Established Director General for Port Redevelopment and Planning; founded Redevelopment and Planning Team, Redevelopment Project Team; and established Statistics Planning Team at headquarters and Safety and Information Division of West Sea Fisheries Supervision Office
    • Aug. 01
      • Adjusted some functions of the Fishery Resources Bureau and turned the Resource Management Division into Resource Recovery Division, and changed the Inland Game Fishing Team from Management Division to General Affairs Division of National Oceanographic Research Institute
      • Established the Marine Policy Department and Director General for Marine
    • Apr. 27
      • Environment Planning, and fixed the manpower in the Marine Policy Department of headquarters (headquarters: 7)
    • Feb. 05
      • Established the Shipping and Logistics Department and Director General for International Planning, and fixed the manpower of headquarters and affiliated agencies (headquarters: 12, affiliated agencies: 17)
  • 2006

    • Dec. 29
      • Merged and established subordinate organization names and some organizations of National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (Ministry of Oceans and FisheriesDecree No. 353)
    • Jun. 05
      • Senior Executive Service (Presidential Decree No. 19588)
      • Abolished Jeju Regional Maritime Affairs & Fisheries Office and changed to subsidiary organ for Busan Office (Jeju Maritime Management Division)
    • Mar. 29
      • Established Free Trade Measure Team to respond to Korea-US FTA (Presidential Decree No. 19421)
      • Changed name of assisting agency according to the adoption of team system for International Cooperation Office
    • Mar. 03
      • Reformed the HRD Department of National Fisheries Research and Development Institute into "Oceans and Fisheries HRD Institute" (Presidential Decree No. 19369)