Chinese cruise liner detained in S. Korea port over legal disputes
BEIJING (AP) - A South Korean court has detained a Chinese luxury cruise liner, stranding more than 2,300 passengers and crew members since late Friday.
The Chinese tour operator HNA Cruise said in a statement on Saturday that the court in the port of Jeju acted upon a request of a Chinese company over legal disputes but did not elaborate.
The ship was supposed to depart Jeju on Friday.
South Korea's Yonhap news agency said a Chinese creditor has entrusted an unidentified South Korean company to submit the court request.