South Korea: HHI to Deliver 13.000 TEU Vessel Hanjin Sooho on April 1st

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder, is going to deliver the first of five large post-panamax vessels to Hanjin Shipping on April 1st. The delivery of 13,000 TEU vessel, Hanjin Sooho , ordered in June 2011, will be followed by the second and the third vessels, Hanjin Asia and Hanjin Europe, on April 15th and May 6th.

These three vessels will replace those of around 9,000 TEU capacity.

Hyundai Heavy (HHI), the world’s number one shipbuilder, leads the shipbuilding industry with a 15% share of the market. The Hyundai shipyard stretches over four kilometers along the coast of Mipo Bay in Ulsan, Korea.

The Shipbuilding Division is capable of building all types of vessels to meet various demands from its clients. It has nine large-scale dry docks with seven huge ‘Goliath Cranes’. Since the shipyard’s groundbreaking in 1972, Hyundai Heavy’s Shipbuilding Division has garnered many awards and set many records within the shipbuilding industry.

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  • VLCCs, Tankers, Product Carriers, Chemical Tankers
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  • Submarines, Destroyers, Frigates


Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, March 5, 2012