• Would you like to visit our site in English?
    Remember my choice
    GoStay on this site
    Möchten Sie unsere Website in Deutsch zu besuchen?
    Erinnere dich an meine Wahl
    GoBleiben Sie auf dieser Seite
    당신은 한국어로 우리의 사이트를 방문 하시겠습니까?
    선택 기억하기
    가기Stay on this site
    Doriți să vizitați site-ul nostru în limba română?
    Amintiți-vă alegerea mea
    MergeStay on this site

    Store locator - South Korea

    Marine Industry | South Korea

    South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea is bordered by the Japanese sea in the east and the Chinese sea in the west and by the Strait of Korea and the East-Chinese sea in the south. South Korea is home to fifteen ports that vary in size. Ulsan port is the largest in the country, followed by Busan, Masan, Gunsan, Mokpo and Incheon.

    Shipbuilding Industry

    The shipbuilding industry is a relatively young industry in South Korea. It started in 1973, when Hyundai Heavy Industries opened the first modern shipyard.  Within several decades the industry grew into one of the largest in the world. Korean shipyards specialize in a variety of vessels such as large bulk carriers, multi-purpose vessels, gas carriers, large container ships and large tankers. Today there are three large shipbuilding conglomerates in South Korea: Hyundai Heavy Industries, Samsung Heavy Industries and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering.

    Offshore Industry

    Korean shipyards also specialize in building  offshore equipment such as drill ships, ultra-deepwater drill ships, semi-submersible rigs, platform supply vessels, platforms and  LNG-FPSO vessels. 





    All fields are required.

    Subscribe to our newsletter