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Sungdong workers call for revival plan
A special commission on the protection of South Gyeongsang shipyard laborers' rights to live urged the management of Sungdong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering to recant its layoff plan. The commission held a press conference on July 9 in ...
2018-07-11 07:12:07
HHI sees united labor union
An united labor union has been emerged in Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), putting permanent employees, office workers and subcontractors together. This is the first time for Korean conglomerate to see integration of permanent labor union members ...
2018-07-11 07:11:32
Gunsan supports HHI & GM Korea partners
Partner companies of Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and GM Korea in Gunsan City, North Jeolla Province, Korea, where they have struggled against a backdrop of the suspension of HHI's shipyard, as well as the closure of GM Korea's factory, receive...
2018-07-11 07:10:47
Lawmaker proposes Labor Standards Act revision
A Korean lawmaker proposed a revision of the Labor Standards Act to relax overtime regulation in some industries. The proposed revision would make bypass 12-hour weekly overtime limit possible by ministerial approval and agreement of the labor...
2018-07-11 07:09:42
WMU celebrates 35 years
Alongside the 70th anniversary of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), in 2018, the World Maritime University (WMU) is celebrating 35 years. WMU has made a major contribution to global maritime education, research and capacity building....
2018-07-09 07:19:37
Hyudai Mipo operates 10MWh ESS
Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) operates an energy storage system (ESS) center from this month after setting up it aside a main transformer room near the Hill House Building where is utilized as classification society office of the Korean shipbuilder...
2018-07-09 07:17:14
HHI union secures the right to strike
With legal rights to strike, the Korean Metal Workers’ Union (KMWU)’s HHI branch is poised to give more pressure on the management. KMWU HHI branch stated that the National Labor Relations Commission decided on discontinuance of negotiatio...
2018-07-09 07:14:27
Navico and C-MAP announce merger
Navico – the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics and C-MAP – a leading supplier of digital navigation products to the recreational and commercial marine market – announced today that they have merged. Effective immediately,...
2018-07-06 06:47:10
DSME to sell its subsidiaries in order
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) plans to sell off its three or four subsidiaries in order. According to industrial sources, the Korean shipbuilding giant will sell Samwoo Heavy Industry (DSSW) within this year, followed by ...
2018-07-06 06:43:47
Korea to train smart ship manpower
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) of Korea had an opening ceremony of the project for 'training R&D expert in eco-friendly and smart ship sector' on July 4 at El Tower, Yangjae-dong, Seoul, Korea.   With the goal...
2018-07-06 06:40:46
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