HHI Shows Smarter Way to Shipbuilding at KOMARINE 2015
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder and a leading integrated heavy industries company, announced today it teams up with its shipbuilding affiliates, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) and Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI), to participate in KOMARINE 2015, a major maritime international exhibition from October 20 to 23 at Hall 3, Booth 3F05, BEXCO, Busan in South Korea.
In the biennial event where about 1,200 companies from 40 countries are expected to participate, HHI Group will showcase 38 leading shipbuilding technologies categorized into four sections; Hyundai Heavy Industries Group, Smart Technology, Green Technology and Marine Equipment Solution.
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HHI Group will display the latest technological developments, featuring new and advanced ships and offshore floater models including an oceanographic research vessel, the world’s largest cylindrical Goliat FPSO and an 84,000 m3 LPG carrier.
In this section, HHI highlights recent technological solutions to further solidify its leadership in the shipbuilding industry by displaying a variety of fuel-saving and high-efficiency solutions, gas-fuelled and smart ship technologies and environmentally friendly systems.
HHI will also make public debut of its two key solutions - SkyBenchTM and Connected Smart Ship. SkyBenchTM is HHI’s patented cargo loading expansion technology for containerships. It enables a 19,000 TEU containership to load an additional 450 container boxes without physical enlargement by installing a sliding accommodation block over the container bays. Connected Smart Ship provides a wide range of ship voyage information including location, weather and ocean current data, and onboard equipment and cargo status data through sensors in the ship.
Hi-Ballast System, Eco-Ballast System and NoNOx SCR System are part of products and services emboding HHI’s passion to turn its creativity into real products and services. Hi-Ballast System can treat 8,000 m3 seawater by filtering and sterilizing through electrolysis while Eco-Ballast System sterilizes seawater intake using ultraviolet rays. NoNOx SCR System is a selective catalyst reduction technology to reduce NOx in the exhaust gas of engines. The system can reduce NOx up to 95 % and meet IMO’s Tier III regulation.
Marine Equipment Solution
As a leading marine equipment supplier with a wealth of experiences and capabilities, HHI will display the best marine equipment that can be fitted for all types of ships and tailored to clients’ needs including Hyundai ACONIS-DS (Advanced Control and Integration System) and HiMSEN Engine. Hyundai ACONIS-DS offers full integration of ship control and automation function in combination with bridge system, CCTV and internet along with user-friendly graphic interface and remote maintenance feature. HiMSEN Engine (Hi-touch Marine & Stationary Engine) is HHI’s proprietary engine for ship propulsion and power generation for marine and land-based use. Its compact design ensures economical and ecological operation for lower fuel consumption and NOx emission, and easy maintenance. In this event, HHI will also showcase H34 DF, the latest HiMSEN dual fuel engine model.