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KRISO and KR Sign MOU on Eco-Friendly Ship Technology Development

  • Name최고관리자
  • Date2022/01/19 16:28
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KRISO and KR Sign MOU on Eco-Friendly Ship Technology Development

Improving global competitiveness of Korean maritime industries by promoting eco-friendly technologies



Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean engineering (hereinafter KRISO, President Booki, Kim) announced the signing of an MOU for the development and commercialization of eco-friendly ship technology with the Korean Register (hereinafter KR, Chairman Hyung-chul Lee) on the 5th at the KR headquarters in Gangseo-gu, Busan.


This MOU was formed to provide practical and unique technolgy services catering to industrial needs by bringing together the respective strengths and expertise of the two organizations.


Under the MOU, the two organizations will cooperate in the survey and discovery of technological needs in eco-friendly ships and ocean engineering, joint establishment of long-term technological roadmap eco-friendly ships and ocean engineering joint development and distribution of core technologies required by the maritime industry, joint participation/response to global projects for greenhouse gas reduction in shipping joint participation and technolgical support for national R&D projects.


□ Synergy is expected between KRISO’s development of source technologies and applied technologies through national R&D projects, and KR’s accreditation and establishment of standards for such technologies.


□ Chairman Hyung-chul Lee of KR explained,“the development and commercialization of eco-friendly ship technolgies is a crucial priority for our clients and the maritime industry with the strengthening of international environmental regulations,” adding, “KR promises its full support and technological expertise in this partnership with KRISO to achieve greater progress in eco-friendly technologies.”


□ President Booki Kim of KRISO remarked,“KRISO will be able to further apply its R&D capabilities in eco-friendly ship technologies through cooperation with KR, with expertise in technology commercialization,”further promising, “this synergy will contribute to the expansion of Korea’s presence in the global eco-friendly ship industry.”