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Korea's leading ship and offshore plant research institute, KRISO

Offshore Industries R&BD Center

Offshore Industries R&BD Center Creating innovative growth engine and new industry in shipbuilding and maritime equipment and materials and service industry

Purpose of Establishment Increasing international competitiveness of offshore plant industry and close support of the industry
Key functions
  • Establishment of strategy for technology commercialization in shipbuilding and maritime equipment and materials industry and provision of relevant information
  • Development of design and engineering technology in shipbuilding and maritime equipment and materials industry and provision of support for local manufacturing and commercialization
  • Testing and certification of reliability in shipbuilding and maritime equipment and materials industry
  • Development of practical technology for operation and maintenance of offshore plants and provision of support
  • Provision of education and training for human resources in offshore plant industry and fostering of experts

Original missions

01 In the field of shipbuilding and maritime equipment and materials
  • Establishment of strategy for technology commercialization in shipbuilding and maritime equipment and materials industry and provision of relevant information
  • Development of design and engineering technology in shipbuilding and maritime equipment and materials industry and provision of support for local manufacturing and commercialization
  • Testing and certification of reliability in shipbuilding and maritime equipment and materials industry
02 In the field of offshore plants
  • Development of practical technology for the operation and maintenance of offshore plants and provision of support
  • Provision of education and training of human resources in offshore plant industry and fostering of experts

Brief history

  • 2017
    • 12. Construction of Offshore Plant Industry Support Center initiated
    • 11. Construction of Offshore Plant Industry Support Center completed
  • 2015

    07. Construction of Offshore Plant Industry Support Center started

  • 2013

    11. Business agreement concluded on the establishment of Offshore Plant Industry Support Center (Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Gyeongnam, Geoje-si, KRISO)

  • 2012

    12. Offshore Plant Industry Support Center organized and research projects started

Overall Status

Key research facilities and equipment

No., Name, Manufacturer and model, Price, Acquisition, Date of acquisition, Purpose
No. Name Manufacturer and model Price
(Unit: 1,000 KRW)
Acquisition Date of acquisition Purpose
Manufacturer (country) Model
1 High-pressure chamber testing facility EPSI(US) Custom-built 1,330,503 Developed 2010. 03. 11. Testing and certification
2 Polar environment performance testing facility Sungwoon ENG (Korea) Custom-built 1,287,880 Developed 2017. 09. 01. Testing
3 Cryogenic dynamic fatigue testing machine MTS(US) - 495,000 Purchased 2017. 09. 15. Testing
4 Universal testing machine Daekyung Teck & Tester (Korea) DTU-900MHA 27,000 Purchased 2011. 07. 22. Testing and certification
5 Coordinate measuring machine Dukin (Korea) HERO8127S 93,500 Purchased 2015. 10. 29. Measurement
6 Salt atmosphere testing machine ETSP (Korea) Custom-built 30,800 Developed 2016. 08. 25. Testing and certification
7 Pressure-proof testing facility Daeha (Korea) Custom-built 49,280 Developed 2016. 11. 11. Testing
  • High-pressure chamber testing facility
  • Polar environment performance testing facility
  • Cryogenic dynamic fatigue testing machine
  • Universal
    testing machine
  • 3D Coordinate measuring machine

Piping equipment

No., Name, Manufacturer and model, Price, Acquisition, Date of acquisition, Purpose
No. Name Manufacturer and model Price
(Unit: 1,000 KRW)
Acquisition Date of acquisition
(Expected date)
Purpose
Manufacturer (country) Model
1 Pipe Cutting & Beveling Machine,
(3 devices, 6 sets)
GBC (Italy) FAST 266,532 Developed 2020.03. Joint utilization service
2 Flange Facing Machine, (3 devices, 7 sets) Mirage(UK) MSF 279,576 Developed 2020.03. Joint utilization service
3 Hydraulic Torque Wrench, (7 devices, 7 sets, and others) Hytorc(UK) XLCT 313,348 Purchased 2020.02. Joint utilization service
4 Hydraulic Tensioner (16 devices, 16 sets, and others) Boltight(UK) TSR 671,941 Purchased 2020.04. Joint utilization service
5 Gas Booster and Leak Test equipment Hydratron(UK) GBD66 and others 129,212 Purchased 2020.02. Joint utilization service
6 Helium Detector (2 devices, 4 sets) Vaseco(UK)
Edward(Czech)
HD1 and others 129,132 Developed 2020.02.
2020.04.
Joint utilization service
7 PSV & Universal Valve Test
(1 device, 1 set) (for Offshore Oil & Gas)
Daeha (Korea) PSV 251,988 Developed 2020.04. Joint utilization service
  • Onsite Machining
  • Joint Integrity
  • Leak Test
  • PSV & Universal Valve
  • International Training Rig

VISION

Creating innovative growth engine and new industry in shipbuilding and maritime equipment and materials and service industry

Mid-term and long-term goals

Technological development in shipbuilding and maritime equipment and materials and service industry and provision of close support to the industry

Three major strategies
Nine essentially promoted technologies

01 Development of technology for shipbuilding and maritime equipment and materials performance improvement and utilization
  • Technology for optimizing shipbuilding and maritime equipment and materials
  • Design and engineering technology for future maritime equipment and materials
  • Technology for evaluating reliability of shipbuilding and offshore plant equipment and materials
02 Development of technology for digital operation and maintenance of offshore plants
  • SE-based data operation and management architecting technology
  • Offshore plant operation, maintenance and safety management technology
  • Digital twin-based smart operation and maintenance technology
03 Provision of close support to shipbuilding and maritime industry and establishment of global cooperation network
  • Provision of offshore plant information and establishment of global cooperation network
  • Provision of problem-tackling technology and education to shipbuilding and maritime industry
  • Joint utilization equipment in shipbuilding and maritime industry and provision of relevant support