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Hyundai Heavy Develops Ship with Airborne Infection Isolation Rooms

Hyundai Heavy Develops Ship with Airborne Infection Isolation Rooms

ULSAN, Feb. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. said Thursday that it had developed a ship that prevents the spread of pandemics such as the coronavirus. The new vessel comes with an airborne infection isolation room and a ventilation system that fulfills the guidelines set by the Korea Disease Control [...]

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 [...]

U.S. Navy Ship Makes Port in Busan amid Tension with North Korea

U.S. Navy Ship Makes Port in Busan amid Tension with North Korea

BUSAN, Feb. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – A military source confirmed Wednesday that the USNS Howard O. Lorenzen – capable of tracking and monitoring ballistic missiles – is currently stationed in Busan, South Korea’s largest port, amid recent threats from North Korea that have been raising international concern.  The 12,845-ton vessel went into operation in 2014, [...]

Vietnamese Fishermen Kill South Korean Captain, Engineer aboard Fishing Vessel

Vietnamese Fishermen Kill South Korean Captain, Engineer aboard Fishing Vessel

BUSAN, June 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Two drunk Vietnamese crewmen aboard a deep-sea fishing vessel operating in the Indian Ocean killed a South Korean captain and chief engineer on Monday, the Coast Guard said.  The two suspects, whose identities were withheld, allegedly attacked the 43-year-old captain, surnamed Yang, and 42-year-old engineer, surnamed Kang, at around [...]