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Suez Canal Chairman Discusses Cooperation in Shipbuilding with Hyundai Heavy Industries

Thu 25 Apr 2024 | 01:24 AM
Taarek Refaat

Osama Rabie, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority visited Wednesday the Hyundai Heavy Industries Shipyard in South Korea to discuss ways of joint cooperation in the field of shipbuilding and various marine units. 

Rabie's meetings witnessed a discussion of ways to enhance future cooperation between the arsenals and companies of the Suez Canal Authority and the Hyundai Heavy Industries Arsenal.

The Chairman of the Authority explained that the Suez Canal pays great attention to following up on modern trends in building ships and marine units that operate with clean energy as part of the Authority’s direction to announce the Suez Canal as the “Green Canal” by 2030, and its intention to convert its marine units to operate with clean energy in the future.

During the visit, a Chief Operating Officer at Hyundai Heavy Industries Shipyard reviewed the capabilities and capabilities of the shipyard, which is one of the largest shipyards in the world.

He also gave a presentation on the modern, environmentally friendly construction technology that Al Tersana uses to build ships and marine units that operate on natural gas.

The inspection tour of the Hyundai Heavy Industries arsenal included shipyards, the ship engine factory, quality sectors, industrial security and others.

Rabie also went to inspect the Ulsan Port Authority to review the navigation control systems and navigational safety systems in the port.