Hyundai Heavy reports breakthrough in shipbuilding robotics

MARCH 5, 2018 — South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries has developed a robotic system capable of automatically forming a shell plate with various shapes (three-dimensional curved surface). The shipbuilder says its Songming

WinGD and HHI put their smarts together

MARCH 2, 2018 — Aiming to put the smart engine into the smart ship, engine designer Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) and shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have signed an agreement to

Shell inks time charters for two SCF LNG-fueled Aframaxes

FEBRUARY 20, 2018 — Shell has signed time charter agreements for two of six LNG dual fueled Aframax tankers under construction for Russia’s SCF Group (Sovcomflot). The time charter agreements were signed

ABS grants AIP for newbuilding conversion FPSO hull design

JANUARY 9, 2018 — Classification society ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to Hyundai Heavy Industries’ (HHI) floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) hull design. “The Newbuilding Conversion FPSO hull design

TMS Cardiff Gas orders LNG carrier with X-DF propulsion

JANUARY 4, 2018 — Athens, Greece-headquartered TMS Cardiff Gas has signed a contract with South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for the construction of one 174,000 m3 LNG carrier with an

Korean shipyards raise their sales targets

JANUARY 1, 2018 — South Korean shipbuilders have sharply raised their order targets for 2018, reports the Yonhap news agency. Yonhaps cites its sources as saying that Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. (HHI)

Hyundai Heavy develops designs for larger LNG fueled ships

DECEMBER 18, 2017 — South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industry (HHI) Group is responding to the increasing interest in LNG fueled vessels by developing a number of innovative ship designs with the

HHI books very large order for Very Large Ore Carriers

SEPTEMBER 26, 2017 — Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) reports that it has signed a contract worth $800 million to build ten 325,000 dwt VLOCs (Very Large Ore Carrier) for South Korea’s Polaris

ABS grants AIP for ready-to-convert FLNG hull design

SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 — Classification society ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Newbuilding Conversion FLNG (floating liquefied natural gas) hull design. “The Newbuilding Conversion

Hyundai Heavy in first HiMSEN engine licensing deal

JULY 5, 2017 — Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s largest shipbuilder, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Saudi Aramco and Dussur (Saudi Arabian Industrial Investments Company) to set up