The Korean Register (KR) has opened what it claims to be the world’s first green-ship equipment test certification centre in Gunsan, Jeonbuk, Korea.
SK Telecom, South Korea’s largest mobile carrier, is being joined by a number of academic institutions to form a consortium dedicated to developing the country’s first underwater communications network.
Classification society Korean Register has released the latest version of its KR-CON software, enabling users to add their own notes, memos and bookmarks to IMO codes and conventions.
Intellian reports that it has opened a second R&D centre in Korea’s Panygo Techno Valley near Seoul, as well as relocated its administrative office from Gangnam.
AVEVA has announced that its AVEVA Marine and AVEVA Bocad shipbuilding software will be deployed in over 20 Korean universities and schools.
The Offshore & Engineering division of Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is to deploy Dassault Systèmes' 3DEXPERIENCE platform, including its marine and offshore applications, in support of its shipbuilding activities.
Sweden, Denmark and South Korea have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to implement common test beds for future e-Navigation solutions, with the aim of promoting the development of new technologies for safe and efficient transport at sea.
Transas Marine has completed a simulator complex for the Korea Coast Guard Academy (KCGA), having developed models for bridge and engine room simulators matching the layout of PV3000 and three other Korea Coast Guard (KCG) vessels.
The government of South Korea has unveiled plans to invest heavily in e-Navigation, with approximately $200 million earmarked for related projects under the new strategy.
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