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Samsung Heavy to Develop Small Module Reactor-powered Ship

Samsung Heavy to Develop Small Module Reactor-powered Ship

SEOUL, June 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Heavy Industries Co. said Wednesday that it has teamed up with a local nuclear research institute to develop nuclear-powered ships. Under the cooperation with the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI), Samsung Heavy plans to develop molten salt reactors, a kind of small module reactor using molten fluoride [...]

Samsung Heavy Completes Pilot Test of LNG Regasfication System

Samsung Heavy Completes Pilot Test of LNG Regasfication System

SEOUL, April 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Heavy Industries Co. said Wednesday that it has completed the pilot test of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasfication system. The system, named S-REGAS, is the world’s first LNG regasification system for LNG floating storage regasification unit (LNG-FSRU) combined with cold power generation technologies, the shipbuilder said. Cold [...]

Samsung Heavy Wins Certificates for Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Samsung Heavy Wins Certificates for Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

SEOUL, April 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Heavy Industries Co. said Thursday that it has obtained approvals for its conceptual design for a wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) from three global ship quality assurance and risk management companies. The three companies are ABS from the United States, DNV GL from Norway and Lloyd’s Register from [...]

Samsung Heavy to Demonstrate Remote Ship Control System for Large Vessel

Samsung Heavy to Demonstrate Remote Ship Control System for Large Vessel

SEOUL, Feb. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Heavy Industries Co. said Wednesday that it will demonstrate whether its remote autonomous navigation system can autonomously steer a large ship in August. A 9,200-ton ship will be used to demonstrate the shipbuilder’s remote autonomous navigation system known as Samsung Autonomous Ship, or SAS, the company said. Mokpo [...]

Samsung Heavy to Develop Floaters for Offshore Wind Turbines

Samsung Heavy to Develop Floaters for Offshore Wind Turbines

SEOUL, Oct. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries Co. said Monday it has launched its project along with DNV GL, a Norwegian ship quality assurance company, to develop floaters for offshore wind turbines. Under the deal with DNV GL, a leading global technical certification and standardization of offshore wind power, Samsung [...]

Samsung Heavy Gets Nod for Ammonia-fueled Ships from Lloyd’s Register

Samsung Heavy Gets Nod for Ammonia-fueled Ships from Lloyd’s Register

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries Co. said Thursday that it has received the go-ahead for its ammonia-powered ships from Lloyd’s Register, a British quality assurance and risk management company. Samsung Heavy Industries plans to commercialize the ammonia-propelled A-Max tanker by 2024 by developing an independently ammonia fuel supply system [...]

HMM Joins Hands with Samsung Heavy to Conduct Joint Research into Eco-friendly Smart Vessels

HMM Joins Hands with Samsung Heavy to Conduct Joint Research into Eco-friendly Smart Vessels

SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — HMM Co., South Korea’s biggest shipping company by sales, has teamed up with Samsung Heavy Industries Co., a major shipyard, to conduct research on eco-friendly smart vessels. The company announced on Tuesday that it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Samsung Heavy to carry out research on [...]

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, [...]