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SKT, Samsung Heavy Succeed in Testing 5G-based Remote Control Ship

SKT, Samsung Heavy Succeed in Testing 5G-based Remote Control Ship

SEOUL, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s leading telecommunications operator, and Samsung Heavy Industries Co., a major shipbuilder, said Tuesday their 5G-powered remote control ship operation test was successful. A 3.3-meter model ship made by Samsung Heavy sailed successfully in the sea near the shipbuilder’s shipyard in Geoje, South Gyeongsang Province, [...]

Samsung Heavy to Build 6 of World’s Largest Container Ship for US$920 mln

Samsung Heavy to Build 6 of World’s Largest Container Ship for US$920 mln

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Heavy Industries Co., a major shipbuilder in South Korea, said Tuesday it has secured a US$920 million order to build six of the world’s largest container ship. Under the deal with Taiwanese shipping firm Evergreen Marine Corp., Samsung Heavy will build six ultra-large box ships with a capacity [...]

Samsung Heavy Develops World’s 1st Fuel Cell-powered Crude Carrier

Samsung Heavy Develops World’s 1st Fuel Cell-powered Crude Carrier

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Heavy Industries Co., a major shipbuilder here, said Thursday it has developed the world’s first Aframax crude oil tanker (COT) powered by fuel cells. Samsung Heavy said it had acquired approval in principle from DNV GL, a Norway-based classification society, for its fuel cell-powered Aframax COTs. Completion of [...]

Samsung Heavy Develops Lithium-ion Battery Power System for Ships

Samsung Heavy Develops Lithium-ion Battery Power System for Ships

SEOUL, Jul. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Heavy Industries Co., a major shipbuilder in South Korea, said Monday it has developed a lithium-ion battery power system for ships. The system, jointly developed with local battery manufacturer Samsung SDI Co., earned a type approval from Norway’s renowned classification society DVL-GL, becoming the first local shipbuilder to [...]

Samsung Heavy Unlikely to Join Race for Daewoo Shipbuilding Takeover

Samsung Heavy Unlikely to Join Race for Daewoo Shipbuilding Takeover

SEOUL, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Heavy Industries Co., a major South Korean shipyard, is unlikely to join the race to take over Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., as its parent Samsung Group is not interested in further expanding its shipbuilding business, industry sources said Friday. Last month, the state-run Korea Development Bank [...]