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Approval in principle for LNG bunkering vessel cargo handling system
Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) has received approval in principle from Lloyd’s Register for a cargo handling system design for a 6,600 m³ LNG bunkering vessel. 02 Oct 2017
FLNG hull design receives ABS AIP
A floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) hull design has demonstrated its safety and class compliance with ABS approval. 14 Sep 2017
Self-unloaders for US stone import traffic
Self-discharging bulker technology has an important new reference in the US-owned, Chinese-built ‘Ireland’, for Gulf of Mexico trade. David Tinsley reports. 04 Aug 2017
Versatile LNG carrier series for Malaysia
Bucking the trend, MISC has opted for spherical cargo tanks and steam turbine propulsion in its new stage of LNG carrier fleet development, writes David Tinsley. 04 Aug 2017
Aqualis Offshore to audit LNG carrier
Norwegian marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore will undertake an engineering study of a new-build LNG carrier being built by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries for Teekay LNG. 10 Jul 2017
LNG fuelled bulker project
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Lloyd’s Register (LR) are undertaking a joint development project (JDP) to design 180k DWT class dual fuelled bulk carriers. 05 Jun 2017
Hyundai to slash propeller weight by 2018
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is setting its sights on developing 25% lighter propellers by 2018. 06 Feb 2017
Korean yards study LNG bunkering compatibility
A new ship-to-ship LNG bunkering compatibility study is set to be produced by Lloyd’s Register (LR), Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD). 30 Sep 2016
ABS brings industry leaders together in standardisation project
Classification society, ABS, convened industry partners at the Offshore Technology Conference on May 4 to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) establishing a unified joint industry project (JIP) for standardisation. 12 May 2016
Hyundai misses 2009 target
The shipbuilder fell short of target, despite increased yearly sales 31 Dec 2009
Hyundai Heavy develops eco-friendly gas engine
Hyundai Heavy Industries has completed the test run of the newly developed high output eco-friendly HiMSEN gas engine H35G for the first time in Korea on 27 May. 27 May 2010
Rickmers christens four containerships
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) witnessed a quadruple naming ceremony at its Ulsan shipyard recently when the German Rickmers Group christened four ultra-large container ships (ULCS) of 13,100 TEU each. 05 Jul 2010
Seaspan takes delivery of fifty-third containership
Hong-Kong based Seaspan Corporation has accepted delivery of an 8,500 TEU containership named the ‘COSCO Indonesia’ from Hyundai Heavy Industries. 06 Jul 2010
Maersk, HHI and DNV cooperate on CO2 ship designs
Maersk Tankers, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Det Norske Veritas (DNV) have agreed to collaborate on the design and risk assessment of tankers for shipping CO2. 06 Jul 2010
Hyundai wins design awards
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) boosted its expertise in product design by winning prizes at Red Dot Design Award 2010 in Germany. 15 Jul 2010
Hyundai Heavy develops eco-friendly gas engine
Hyundai Heavy Industries has recently completed the test run of the newly developed high output eco-friendly HiMSEN gas engine H35G in Korea. 31 Jul 2010
New welding technology for polar LNG carriers
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) of Korea recently announced that it plans to develop a specialised welding technology for polar LNG carrier tanks. 30 Sep 2010
Hyundai delivers Caper
The Hamburg-based shipping company ER Schiffahrt recently received its tenth and final Capesize bulk carrier from Hyundai Heavy Industries. 09 Aug 2010
Hyundai secures VLCC quintet order
Hyundai Heavy Industries has won a contract with Hong Kong-based Brightoil Petroleum to build five VLCCs at a total cost of $537.5 million. 13 Sep 2010
OSX to build Petrobras rigs and tankers
OSX Brasil SA, which is building a shipyard in Brazil with South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industry, said that it plans to bid for oil drilling rig and tanker contracts worth $2 billion that Brazil’s Petrobras wants to build. 16 Sep 2010
Maersk, HHI and DNV cooperate on CO2 ship designs
Maersk Tankers, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Det Norske Veritas (DNV) have agreed to collaborate on the design and risk assessment of tankers for shipping carbon dioxide gas. 31 Oct 2010
Hyundai record milestone in marine engines
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has achieved an unprecedented aggregate production of 100 million brake horsepower in two-stroke engines. 03 Oct 2010
Digital welding boosts shipbuilding
In a move to cut costs and raise productivity, Hyundai Heavy Industries is expected to become the first shipbuilder in the world to adopt digital welding processes in shipbuilding. 02 Dec 2010
Rickmers christens four containerships
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) witnessed a quadruple naming ceremony at its Ulsan shipyard when the German Rickmers Group christened four New Panamax (NPX) ultra-large container ships (ULCS) of 13,100 TEU each. 01 Feb 2011
Hapag-Lloyd orders mega boxships
Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd recently ordered four 13,200 TEU container vessels from the Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI). 16 Dec 2010
Diamond orders ultra-deepwater drillship
Diamond Offshore Drilling recently entered into a turnkey contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries for construction of a new ultra-deepwater drillship with delivery scheduled for late in the second quarter of 2013. 05 Jan 2011
HHI inks drillship pair
Noble Corporation recently announced that a subsidiary has signed a contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for the construction of two ultra-deepwater drillships. 20 Jan 2011
Diamond orders second ultra-deepwater drillship
Diamond Offshore Drilling Limited, a subsidiary of Diamond Offshore Drilling, has exercised its option to build a second ultra-deepwater drillship with Hyundai Heavy Industries for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2013. 03 Feb 2011
Hyundai wins order for ‘Type 0’ vessel
The Dutch heavy-lift company Dockwise BV has appointed Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to build a 117,000 dwt ‘Type 0’ (T-0) semi-submersible heavy-lift vessel for delivery by the end of 2012. 10 Feb 2011
HHI reaches HiMSEN production milestone
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world largest shipbuilder and marine engine manufacturer, has produced its 5,000th HiMSEN engine ten years after manufacturing its first unit in 2001. 14 Feb 2011
DNV classes T-0 heavy transport vessel
DNV has secured a contract to class the world’s largest semi-submersible heavy transportation vessel (SSHTV) of Dockwise in Netherlands from Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in South Korea. 25 Feb 2011
Third drillship on order from HHI
A subsidiary of Noble Corporation has exercised an option with Hyundai Heavy Industries for the construction of an additional ultra-deepwater drillship, the third such ship to be ordered in 2011. 04 Mar 2011
German boxship order for HHI
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has won a contract worth about KRW 800 billion, to build six 9,600 TEU containerships for German shipping line Hamburg Süd. 21 Mar 2011
Large car carrier ordered by NOCC
Norwegian Car Carriers (NOCC) has placed an order with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for a large car carrier newbuilding for delivery in August 2012. 01 Apr 2011
Bid for trouble-free availability
David Tinsley looks at current developments in machinery control and monitoring, starting with monitoring condition. 30 Jun 2011
LNG and drill ships ordered from HHI
Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries has announced two new contracts, the first for two LNG carriers for a Greek owner, and the second for two large drillships. 01 Jun 2011
Korean engine builder consolidates gas experience
Korea’s increasing endeavours in the field of engine technology, complementing its considerable stance as a producer of engines for the marine and power generation markets, are encapsulated in the rapid extension of the HiMSEN portfolio from Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Engine & Machinery Division(HHI-EMD), writes David Tinsley. 28 Aug 2011
Korea bags NOL boxship dozen
Singapore-based NOL Group signed letters of intent with two South Korean shipbuilders to build 12 new container vessels for its APL subsidiary. 16 Jun 2011
HHI inks Hoegh order for LNG FSRUs
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has received a $500 million order from Hoegh of Norway to build a pair of LNG floating storage regasification units (FSRUs). 17 Jun 2011
Huge Brazil yard gets green light
Brazilian authorities have rubber-stamped a deal to push through financing for what is being billed as the largest shipyard in the Americas following the agreement by the Merchant Marine Fund (FMM) to fund the construction. 23 Jun 2011
Final two mega-boxships delivered to Rickmers
The final two 13,100TEU container vessels in an eight-ship series being built for the Hamburg shipowner Rickmers Group were delivered in June and July at the Ulsan shipyard of Hyundai Heavy Industries. 29 Sep 2011
Heavy lift ship is world’s largest
Dutch heavy lift shipping company Dockwise is expanding its fleet with a new vessel which will be the world’s largest heavy lift ship, writes Dag Pike. 30 Sep 2011
Seaspan takes third 13,100TEU container ship
Seaspan Corporation has accepted delivery of a 13,100 TEU containership, the Cosco Development. The new ship was constructed by Hyundai Heavy Industries. 11 Aug 2011
Model tests end on icebreaking bulker
Hyundai Heavy Industries has announced the completion of performance tests on a model of its ice-breaking iron ore carrier ship design. The tests were undertaken at the Institute for Ocean Technology in Canada. 25 Aug 2011
Drillship orders for HiMSEN engines
Hyundai Heavy Industries says it has won orders to supply HiMSEN marine engines for drillships for major offshore drilling companies including Noble Drilling Holding and Diamond Offshore Drilling. 01 Sep 2011
Hyundai expands home-grown engine range
In a relentless drive to extend the market reach and brand power of its home-grown HiMSEN four-stroke range, Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Engine & Machinery Division (HHI-EMD) has introduced more powerful variants of its smallest medium-speed design, the H17/28. 30 Nov 2011
More gas engine options come to the market
Medium speed engine designers are looking harder still at gas fuelled options – gas-only or dual fuel - while China, rather than continuing to rely on European designs built under licence, is stepping up its domestic engine design programme, as David Tinsley reports. 29 Feb 2012
Two LNG carriers ordered at Hyundai
Shipowner Golar LNG says that its plans for expansion of its activities have moved further forward with two newbuilding contracts for 162,000m3 ships, with fixed priced options for a further two, being placed with Hyundai. 15 Feb 2012
Danaos corporation adds the largest newbuilding to its fleet
Greek containership owner Danaos Corporation says that on 16 February 16, it took delivery of the largest vessel in its fleet to date, the ‘Hyundai Together’, expanding its fleet to 60 ships totalling 304,249TEU. 20 Feb 2012
HHI ships its first LNG-fuelled genset
Ulsan, Korea-based Hyundai Heavy Industries has completed test runs and started shipping its eco-friendly gas-fuelled Himsen H35/40GV engine. The first example is destined for a power plant in the Middle East. 18 Jun 2012
Hyundai unveils SCR NOx reduction system
Hyundai Heavy Industries has announced that it is to supply 18 selective catalytic reduction systems for three drillships ordered by Rowan in June 2011. HHI claims its SCR can reduce NOx by up to 95%. 09 Jul 2012
Two-stroke LNG package unveiled in Korea
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has announced that it successfully carried out the world’s first full scale demonstration test of the ME-GI low speed dual fuel marine engine, in combination with Hi-Gas, at its Ulsan plant. 13 Nov 2012
New heavy-duty small engine from Korea
Korean engine maker Hyundai has introduced a heavy duty high-speed diesel engine with a 500bhp continuous rating, which is aimed primarily at the smaller commercial vessel markets, writes Dag Pike. 26 Nov 2012
HHI develops new LNG storage tank
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has developed an independent liquefied natural gas storage tank model, the Lobe-Bundle Tank. 28 Nov 2012
Seaspan chooses Hyundai newbuilds
Canada’s Seaspan Corporation has awarded a contract for the construction of five 14,000 teu class newbuild containerships to Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd (HHI). 17 Jan 2013
Ulstein design for Toisa
Singapore based shipping company, Toisa Ltd, has signed a contract with Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for the construction of a multipurpose offshore construction vessel (MOCV), designed by Norway’s Ulstein. 13 Feb 2013
HHI completes approval test of G-Type engine
Global marine engine manufacturer, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), has completed a type approval test of two ultra long stroke marine engines under license with global marine engineering company, MAN Diesel & Turbo. 12 Mar 2013
Class approval for Tier III engine
Hyundai Heavy Industries says that it has been granted type approval for its 35,300bhp HiMSEN H46/60V engine from nine classification societies: ABS, BV, CCS, DNV, GL, KR, LR, NK, and RINA. 04 Apr 2013
HHI to build world’s largest containerships
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has been awarded a US$700m contract for five 18,400 teu containerships from China Shipping Container Lines Co Ltd (CSCL). 07 May 2013
Hyundai BWTS approved by USCG
Hyundai Heavy Industries’ (HHI) Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS), HiBallast, has been approved by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) as an Alternative Management System (AMS). 25 Jul 2013
LR ice class for Dynagas LNG carrier newbuilds
Greek-owned shipping company Dynagas has taken delivery of two new LNG tankers from Hyundai Heavy Industries in Ulsan, Korea. 26 Jul 2013
HHI wins US$1.4bn order
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is to build ten containerships for the United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) as part of a US$1.4bn order. 30 Aug 2013
Multi-role accommodation ship features increased stability
A novel stabilisation system is an important feature of a newbuild accommodation vessel ordered by Edda Accommodation, writes Dag Pike. 27 Sep 2013
Super efficient container ships
The United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) partnership with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and FutureShip, to expand its fleet of super efficient container ships, is one of the first outcomes of the DNV-GL merger. 07 Oct 2013
Electric winch order
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has placed a €37m order for 45 electric winches from Cargotec’s Macgregor. 24 Oct 2013
Highest power dual-fuel engines on order
MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced an order for two 7S90ME-GI two-stroke dual fuel engines, capable of running on LNG or HFO/MDO, and which the company says are the largest-ever dual fuel engines to be ordered, at a rating of 42,700kW each. 11 Nov 2013
HHI orders Clean Marine systems
Norway’s Clean Marine is to supply its exhaust gas cleaning system (EGCS) for a very large gas carrier (CLGC) being built by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for Dorian LPG. 14 Nov 2013
A new approach to LNG storage tank design
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is designing new modular LNG storage tanks using concepts from LNG shipping to onshore storage and spin-off technology. 06 Dec 2013
MoU signed for mobile powership
Four big industry players have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop a highly efficient power generating facility installed onto a Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU) being called an industry first. 11 Dec 2013
Containership sizes on the rise
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is to build five 19,000 teu containerships for China Shipping Container Lines (Hong Kong) that, when built, are expected to be the world’s largest. 21 Jan 2014
UASC completes largest ever order
The United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has completed its largest ever newbuild order by exercising the final option for one 18,000 teu vessel with Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI). 12 Mar 2014
More scrubber orders from HHI for Wärtsilä
Wärtsilä says that following new contracts it now has orders for exhaust gas cleaning systems for 10 ships to be built at Hyundai Heavy Industries in Korea. 01 Apr 2014
TTS signs US$19.7m contract
TTS Group is, through its subsidiary TTS Marine AB in Gothenburg, to supply cargo access equipment for Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for a total value of NOK 118m (US$19.7m). 29 Apr 2014
HHI delivers first compressor to own yard
Largest world shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries has entered the large air compressor market, the first example of the range having been delivered to HHI’s own affiliate Hyundai Mipo shipyard. 26 Jun 2014
GasLog expands with new LNG carriers
GasLog is expanding its fleet with two new 174,000m³ LNG carriers to be built by South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI). 26 Jun 2014
MacGregor secures US$50m of orders
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, is to supply its further high efficiency cargo handling solutions for Hyundai Heavy Industries, as part of a contract worth US$50m. 27 Jun 2014
HHI completes world’s largest containership
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has completed what it says is the world’s largest containership – the first of five 19,000 teu containerships for China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL). 19 Nov 2014
Wärtsilä X62 engine approved and available
The latest of Wärtsilä’s X-generation engines, the X62, has passed design validation and type approval tests and is now fully available. 08 Jan 2015
Hyundai launches Marine Service Center
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has merged the aftersales service units of HHI, Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries and Hyundai Mipo Dockyard to create the Hyundai Marine Service Center in Ulsan, South Korea. 19 Jan 2015
Hyundai develops 100% LNG reliquefaction
Hyundai Heavy Industries has developed a gas management system that it says can reliquefy 100% of the boil-off gas (BOG) from a LNG membrane containment tank to use as fuel for LNG carriers. 24 Feb 2015
A new HVL for Hyundai
A new 10,000 tonnes heavy lift vessel (HLV) is being added to Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) existing offshore facility-building fleet after being completed by affiliate Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries. 27 Feb 2015
GTT receives Hyundai FSRU order
LNG membrane containment system provider GTT will supply its Mark III Flex technology to a new floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) to be built by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI). 08 Jun 2015
Partners develop LNG carrier propulsion first
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and GE Aviation and Marine have jointly developed the first LNG carrier to be powered by gas turbine, and are working towards the first application on large containerships. 08 Jul 2015
Bulbous bow refits for Hapag-Lloyd
Hapag-Lloyds is to refit 24 of its biggest vessels with bulbous bows by the end of the year, including some brought into service just last year. 08 Jul 2015
Next-generation LNG carrier concept revealed
A project between DNV GL, Hyundai Heavy Industries, GTT and ship owner GasLog has concluded with an LNG carrier concept offering claimed energy efficiencies of around 8%, with a 5% increase in cargo capacity. 20 Jul 2015
Hyundai develops cleaner four-stroke engine
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has completed type approval testing for its next generation CLEAN HiMSEN (Hi-Touch Marine and Stationary Engine). 14 Sep 2015