KR, HD Hyundai Partner On Next-Gen Smart Ship Solution


  • KR has signed an MoU with HD Hyundai to collaborate on the pilot project of a cloud-based next-gen smart ship solution (ISS 2.0) built by HD Hyundai.
  • The MoU was signed at Posidonia this year.

Korean Register (KR) and South Korean conglomerate HD Hyundai have decided to collaborate on the pilot project of a cloud-based next-generation smart ship solution, reports Marine Insight.

The partners signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Posidonia 2024, being held in Athens, Greece.

This project will be jointly undertaken by HD Hyundai Heavy Industries (HD HHI), HD Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (HD KSOE), HD Hyundai Marine Solution (HD HMS), Sinokor Merchant Marine, and KR.

Next-gen smart ship solution

The next-generation smart ship solution, a cloud-based platform solution developed in collaboration with HD HHI, HD KSOE, and HD HMS, will undergo verification in this project.

Under the MoU, the partners plan to equip and demonstrate next-generation smart ship solutions on vessels.

KR aims to conduct technical reviews based on classification rules as well as domestic and international regulations, verifying the suitability of the next-generation smart ship solutions.

According to KR, this solution is equipped with innovative functions, including optimal route guidance, crew task support functions, and accident video analysis solutions, to ensure economic feasibility, efficiency, and safety.

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Source: Marine Insight