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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’ [...]

KAIST Develops ‘Mini-organ’ to Reveal How COVID-19 Damages Lungs

KAIST Develops ‘Mini-organ’ to Reveal How COVID-19 Damages Lungs

SEOUL, Oct. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) said Monday its researchers have found how the novel coronavirus destroys lung cells by developing a “mini-lung” using stem cell technology. The university said its team at the Graduate School of Medical Science and Engineering, and other researchers from the [...]

LG Electronics Launches Rollable TV in S. Korea for 100 mln Won

LG Electronics Launches Rollable TV in S. Korea for 100 mln Won

SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. on Tuesday released the world’s first rollable TV in South Korea at a jaw-dropping price of 100 million won (US$87,000) as the tech giant aims to target high-end consumers amid the pandemic. The company said overseas launch schedules of LG Signature OLED R have not been [...]

Samsung Display Commercializes Foldable Panel with World’s Smallest Curvature

Samsung Display Commercializes Foldable Panel with World’s Smallest Curvature

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Display Co. said Wednesday it has commercialized a foldable display panel with the smallest radius of curvature in the world. Samsung Display said its latest foldable OLED panel that was applied to Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy Z Fold 2 smartphone has a 1.4R rating for its curvature, which [...]

Samsung Electro-Mechanics Develops World’s Smallest Power Inductor

Samsung Electro-Mechanics Develops World’s Smallest Power Inductor

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., a major electronic components maker in South Korea, said Sunday it has developed the world’s smallest power inductor. The affiliate of Samsung Group said its new power inductor measures 0.8 millimeter in width and 0.4 mm in length, which is a significant decrease from the industry’s [...]

Hyundai Heavy Builds World’s First LNG-powered Container Ship

Hyundai Heavy Builds World’s First LNG-powered Container Ship

SEOUL, Aug. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Global shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group said Monday it has built a very large container ship powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the first time in the world. The group said Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co., one of its shipbuilding units, will deliver the vessel with [...]

World’s 1st Byproduct Hydrogen Fuel Cell Power Plant Built in S. Korea

World’s 1st Byproduct Hydrogen Fuel Cell Power Plant Built in S. Korea

SEOUL, July 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Hanwha Energy Corp., an energy solutions affiliate of Hanwha Group, said Tuesday it has completed the construction of a hydrogen fuel cell power plant, the first of its kind and the largest in the world to be powered solely by hydrogen that is extracted as a byproduct from petrochemical [...]