The maritime industry in South Korea is a vital component of the nation’s economy and global trade network. With a rich maritime heritage and a strategic location in Northeast Asia, South Korea has emerged as a powerhouse in the maritime sector. The country is home to one of the world’s largest shipbuilding industries, with major shipyards producing a wide range of vessels, including container ships, tankers, and offshore platforms. South Korean shipbuilders are renowned for their technological prowess, innovation, and quality craftsmanship, consistently delivering high-performance vessels to clients worldwide. Moreover, South Korea boasts a robust maritime logistics and shipping sector, with busy ports and shipping lines connecting the country to global markets. The maritime industry in South Korea plays a crucial role in driving economic growth, creating employment opportunities, and fostering international trade and cooperation.

Major Ports supported
  • Port of Busan: Situated in the southeastern part of the country, the Port of Busan is South Korea’s largest port and one of the busiest in the world. It serves as a vital gateway for international trade, handling a diverse range of cargo, including containers, automobiles, and bulk commodities. The port’s strategic location and state-of-the-art facilities make it a preferred transshipment hub in Northeast Asia.
  • Incheon Port: Located west of Seoul, Incheon Port is the country’s second-largest port and a major gateway for both domestic and international trade. It specializes in container handling, bulk cargo, and passenger ferry services, serving as a crucial maritime gateway for the Seoul Metropolitan Area and surrounding regions.
  • Port of Ulsan: Situated on the southeastern coast, the Port of Ulsan is renowned for its specialization in handling bulk cargo, particularly petroleum and petrochemical products. As South Korea’s largest industrial hub, Ulsan Port plays a pivotal role in supporting the country’s petrochemical and manufacturing industries, facilitating the import and export of raw materials and finished goods.
  • Port of Gwangyang: Located in the southwestern part of the country, the Port of Gwangyang is one of South Korea’s leading ports for steel exports and transshipment. It is equipped with modern facilities for handling bulk cargo, containers, and roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) vessels, serving as a crucial link in global supply chains.
Services Offered
  • Annual and 5-Yearly inspections of lifesaving appliances, including lifeboats, rescue boats, life rafts, other lifesaving equipment, and launching appliances. Services of firefighting equipment and systems. Cargo Gear Load Testing, Foam Sampling Test, and Fresh Water Analysis. CO2, N2, O2, AIR Charging. Calibration Service, Hydraulic Test