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Daewoo Shipbuilding Succeeds in Ship-to-ship LNG Loading Test

Daewoo Shipbuilding Succeeds in Ship-to-ship LNG Loading Test

SEOUL, Nov. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. said Thursday that it has succeeded in a ship-to-ship liquefied natural gas (LNG) loading test for the first time in the global shipbuilding industry. The ship-to-ship LNG loading test was aimed at streamlining procedures to verify the safety of newly built LNG carriers’ [...]

Daewoo Shipbuilding Develops AI-based Welding Quality Tester

Daewoo Shipbuilding Develops AI-based Welding Quality Tester

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. said Tuesday it has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) welding quality monitoring robot for the first time in the shipbuilding industry. The robot inspects the welded parts of ships and offshore plants with a 3-D modeling program and carries out automated welding quality [...]

65 pct of Manufacturers Expect Status Quo in Biz Environment in Biden Era

65 pct of Manufacturers Expect Status Quo in Biz Environment in Biden Era

SEOUL, Nov. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – Nearly two-thirds of South Korean manufacturing firms believe that the business environment will not change much under the forthcoming Joe Biden administration in the United States, a poll showed Sunday. According to a survey conducted by the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), 65.3 percent of local manufacturers [...]

Korean Battery Manufacturers Under Fire as Carmakers Recall EVs

Korean Battery Manufacturers Under Fire as Carmakers Recall EVs

SEOUL, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean battery makers are struggling as global automobile manufacturers are choosing to issue recalls for their electric vehicles (EVs). The U.S. automotive giant General Motors Co. reportedly made a decision to recall 68,000 Bolt EVs manufactured between 2017 and 2019. Bolt EV uses batteries made at LG Chem [...]

Doosan Unit to Develop Fuel Cells for Ships with Navig8

Doosan Unit to Develop Fuel Cells for Ships with Navig8

SEOUL, Nov. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean fuel cell maker Doosan Fuel Cell Co. said Tuesday it has signed a preliminary deal with Singaporean shipper Navig8 to develop fuel cells for ships. Under the deal, Doosan Fuel Cell will provide solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs), energy conversion devices generating electricity, for a 50,000-ton ship [...]