South Korea’s floating asset makes waves – in pictures

Ships stand under construction in the dry dock at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in Ulsan.

South Korea’s floating asset makes waves – in pictures

Sections of a ship stand under construction at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard.

South Korea’s floating asset makes waves – in pictures

A container ship under construction in the dry dock at the Hyundai Heavy Industries.


South Korea’s floating asset makes waves – in pictures

Ships under construction in the dry dock at the Hyundai Heavy Industries. Shipbuilding has been central to South Korea’s economy since the 1970s.

South Korea’s floating asset makes waves – in pictures

Ships accounted for 8.5 per cent of the South Korea’s total exports through June 20 of this year, according to the country’s trade ministry.

South Korea’s floating asset makes waves – in pictures

Employees work on a platform near the propeller of a ship under construction in the dry dock at the Hyundai Heavy Industries.

South Korea’s floating asset makes waves – in pictures

An employee welds components of a ship at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard.

South Korea’s floating asset makes waves – in pictures

An employee stands among ship components.

South Korea’s floating asset makes waves – in pictures

An employee works on an elevated work platform next to a ship under construction.

South Korea’s floating asset makes waves – in pictures

Employees stand on elevated platforms while working inside a liquefied natural gas tanker ship under construction.

South Korea’s floating asset makes waves – in pictures

Employees huddle for a morning briefing at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard.

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