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  • 19 May 2015

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today visited Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to seek increased partnership between Indian shipyards and HHI to ensure India’s shipbuilding industry can benefit from the shipbuilding expertise and experience of HHI. During the meeting held at the HHI headquarters in Ulsan, the prime minister and the HHI management discussed various ways to expand cooperation […]

  • 13 December 2018

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has received a KRW 633.5 billion (USD 562.9 million) order to build two frigates for the country’s navy.  On December 12, 2018, the South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) awarded the contract to HHI. The ships will be the seventh and eight units within the Republic of Korean […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Republic of Korea Navy on Monday received the first in a series of new Chamsuri II-class (project name PKX-B) patrol boats, the country’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced. Named ‘PKMR 211’, the new patrol vessel was launched in July 2016 and delivered to the navy by Hanjin Heavy Industries (HHI). The delivery ceremony took place at HHI’s […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) announced today that it signed a contract to build two 2,600 ton frigates for Philippine Navy. The frigates will be designed as a smaller version of the Incheon-class frigate which is already in service with the Republic of Korea Navy. According to HHI, the 107 meter frigates will be propelled with a […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has started construction of the first of two 2,600-ton frigates ordered by the Philippine Navy. The steel-cutting ceremony for the frigate was held in Ulsan, South Korea, on May 1, 2018. As informed, each of the new frigates will feature a length of 107 meters and a width of […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Industry news

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) announced today it won an order to build a 23,000 ton class logistics support vessel for New Zealand Defence Force’s Maritime Sustainment Capability (MSC) project. HHI was selected as a preferred bidder in December 2015. HHI will deliver the logistics support vessel to New Zealand by the end of 2019. Under […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) launched its second minelayer MLS-II Nampo for the Korean Navy. The MLS-II Nampo is both HHI and Korea’s second minelayer following MLS-560 Wonsan that was delivered in 1997 and are currently in operation. The MLS-II Nampo which can carry 120 crew measures 114 m in length, 17 m in width and […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK-based navigation systems supplier Kelvin Hughes announced it has been awarded a contract to deliver its navigation radars for the Philippine Navy’s two new frigates currently being constructed by Hyundai Heavy Industries. The contract for the construction of the 2,600 ton frigates was awarded to HHI in October 2016 with the first ship expected to […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has signed a formal deal for the acquisition of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), thereby creating a global naval and commercial shipbuilding giant. The deal was reported by the news agency Yonhap which said that the merger of the two South Korean shipbuilders would create an entity with a 20 […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has launched the third Daegu-class frigate for the Republic of Korea Navy. The future ROKS Seoul was launched on November 11 and is scheduled for delivery in early 2021. In addition to being the third ship in its class and the fourth ROK Navy ship to bear the […]

  • 19 May 2020

    In a sail-off ceremony that took place at Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea, the Philippine Navy’s new missile-capable warship set sail for Subic, the Philippines, on May 18, 2020. To be christened BRP Jose Rizal (FF150), the newbuild is the first of two 2,600-ton multi-mission frigates ordered by the Philippine Navy […]

  • 17 March 2020

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has secured a KRW 400 billion (about USD 325 million) deal to construct one frigate for the Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN). HHI signed the contract for the design and construction of the vessel with the country’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) on March 16, 2020. As informed, […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Philippine Navy’s two new frigates, currently under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea, are to be fitted with torpedo launcher systems (TLS) delivered by British company SEA. Announcing the contract on September 11, the company said the systems will be similar to those in service with the Royal Navy and those being […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has cut first steel for the second Philippine Navy frigate at its Pohang site on Monday. The steel cutting ceremony for the second of two frigates on order took place five months after the South Korean shipbuilder started construction on the first unit in the class. The frigates […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Engineering (DSME) announced on November 14 it has been awarded a contract to build the fifth and sixth second-batch Daegu-class frigates for the Republic of Korea Navy. Also referred to as FFX II, the frigates are an improved version of the Incheon-class (FFX) and are built by DSME and Hyundai Heavy […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder, announced today that it launched South Korea’s fifth submarine, ROKS Yun Bong-gil, at its headquarters in Ulsan, South Korea.   The launching ceremony of the Class 214 diesel-electric air independent propulsion (AIP) submarine was attended by Admiral Hwang Ki-chul, the chief of naval operations, Republic […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    New Zealand Navy’s new 23,000t Polar-class logistics support vessel, which will replace the 30-year-old tanker HMNZS Endeavour, will become the first naval vessel to feature Rolls-Royce’s Environship leadge bow, the company announced September 20. Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to provide a concept design based on the Rolls-Royce Environship leadge bow. HHI will […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Philippine Navy’s troubled frigate acquisition project is set to make headway after the navy’s technical inspection and acceptance committee approved a design review for the two new vessels. According to Philippine media reports, the design review was approved March 23 while a ceremonial steel cutting to mark the construction start is likely to take place […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries held a keel-laying ceremony for the first of two frigates built for the Philippine Navy under the Frigate Acquisition Project (FAP). The ceremony took place in Ulsan, South Korea, on October 16, and was attended by the Philippine flag-officer-in-command, Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad, project supervisor Capt. Sergio Bartolome and other […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Philippine Navy has commissioned its first purpose-built frigate, BRP Jose Rizal (FF150).

  • 3 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries launched the fourth and final Republic of Korea Navy LST-2 tank landing ship on November 2. The 4,500-ton ship was launched at HHI’s Ulsan shipyard with pennant number 689. According to an announcement from the Republic of South Korea Navy, the vessel is named Nojeokbong and will be delivered […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Industry news

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has been selected to supply its MT30 gas turbine to power a new FFX frigate for the Republic of Korea’s Navy. This is the first order for the MT30 in Asia. The FFX frigate will use a single MT30 rather than a pair, which demonstrates that the engine is […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Philippine Navy’s future frigates currently being built by Hyundai Heavy Industries will be equipped with Terma’s C-Guard decoy launchers. The contract award was announced by the Danish company early November. The decoys selected for the vessels will provide protection against surface and underwater threats (RF/IR/Dual Seeker missiles and torpedoes). The system uses SeaGnat or 130 […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The future HMNZS Aotearoa, the biggest ever vessel to be built for the Royal New Zealand Navy, is taking shape and is ready for launch in South Korea. Aetorea is being constructed at Hyundai Heavy Shipbuilding’s Ulsan shipyard and is scheduled to be launched within the next two weeks, according to the New Zealand Navy. […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    New Zealand has awarded a NZD$493 million contract to the South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries for the construction of an ice-going tanker for the Royal New Zealand Navy. According to the defense minister Gerry Brownlee, the new ship will be ice-strengthened and winterised for operations in Antarctica and is expected to be delivered in 2020. […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    U.S. Navy’s 14th Virginia-class submarine, USS Washington (SSN 787), was christened at Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries on March 5. Ship sponsor Elisabeth Mabus, daughter of Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, smashed a bottle of sparkling wine across the bow to mark the christening of the submarine named for the Evergreen State. […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Industry news

    Rolls-Royce announced it has won a contract to supply MT30 marine gas turbines to power the next three ships in the Republic of Korea Navy’s Daegu-class frigate program. Eight Daegu-class frigates (also known as FFX II) are scheduled to be built. The first ship being built by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) was launched […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    British navigation and surveillance company Kelvin Hughes on Thursday announced it has been selected to deliver its navigation equipment for the largest Royal New Zealand Navy ship currently under construction in South Korea. Under a contract awarded by shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries, Kelvin Hughes will supply its integrated navigation bridge system (INBS) for future HMNZS Aotearoa. Aotearoa […]

  • 19 May 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Representatives from the Canadian Navy and the President of Hyundai Heavy Industries visited Lunenburg, NS Friday for a demonstration of a n… (canadafreepress) [mappress] Source: canadafreepress, May 19, 2011;