Samsung Heavy picks GTT tank design for 4 new LNG-fueled containerships

Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has ordered the cryogenic fuel tank design for four new LNG-fueled containerships from the French LNG containment specialist GTT. Illustration; Courtesy of SHI These containerships are all mid-sized. Each LNG fuel tank will be … Read More

Stena Drilling mulls option to buy new drillship from Samsung Heavy

Aberdeen-based offshore drilling contractor Stena Drilling has revealed an agreement with South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries related to an option to buy a newbuild drillship. Stena Drilling informed on Tuesday it had entered into a purchase option agreement with Samsung … Read More

Samsung Heavy gets rid of ex-Ocean Rig drillship with hopes to sell three more

South Korea’s shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has agreed to sell a former Ocean Rig drillship to an unnamed European company for a price tag of $245 million. Encouraged by an improved environment in the offshore drilling market, the shipyard hopes … Read More

Brand new drillship joins Saipem fleet

A new ultra-deepwater drillship named Santorini has been delivered to Italy’s Saipem by South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries. Premium content Checking for account. You need javascript to validate your login status. Premium Premium content Subscribe to continue Become a PREMIUM … Read More

Eni: Coral-Sul FLNG project is on track

Italian oil and gas company Eni said the Coral-Sul FLNG project for Mozambique is on track, with the FLNG vessel being completed at Samsun Heavy shipyard in South Korea. Courtesy of Eni On 5 November, Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi met … Read More

Samsung Heavy orders GTT tank design for 4 new LNGCs

Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has ordered the tank design for four new LNG carriers from the French LNG containment specialist GTT. Illustration only; Courtesy of Samsung Heavy Industries SHI needs these designs of the new LNG carriers that … Read More

Bloom Energy wins AiP for engineless, fuel cell-powered ship design

U.S.-based manufacturer of solid oxide fuel cells Bloom Energy has secured approval in principle (AiP) from the classification society DNV for engineless, fuel cell-powered LNG carrier design. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences [embedded content] … Read More

Samsung Heavy, Dae Sun ink smart ship-focused technology partnership

South Korean shipbuilding company Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) is partnering with compatriot midsize shipbuilder to foster technology exchange in the field of smart and eco-friendly ships. On 7 July 2021, SHI said it signed an agreement with Dae Sun Shipbuilding … Read More

Samsung Heavy kicks off project to develop nuclear-powered ships

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has partnered up with Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) with an aim to develop nuclear-powered vessels. The partnership will also be focused on developing floating nuclear power plants based on molten salt … Read More

Top dogs of South Korean shipbuilding industry eye carbon neutrality by 2050

The top six South Korean shipbuilding majors have set sights on achieving carbon neutrality in the sector by 2050, thus joining the global decarbonization push. Namely, representatives of Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), Hyundai Heavy … Read More