RS met the chairman of KR in January 2018The new representative of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RMRS) in Korea, Mr. Andery Fasolko and Mr. S.J.Park visited Korea Register (KR) on the 17th January 2018, and
met the Chairman Mr. J.K.Lee together with Mr. J.E. Choi (EVP of Survey Division), Mr. H.C. Lee (EVP of Business Division) and Mr. C. Choi (EVP of International Relations) of KR.
On the occasion of new year greetings for 2018, both classification societies exchanged the views for mutual cooperation in the fields of
- Russian new building projects for arctic development,
- Renovation of fishing fleet for Far Eastern Russia, and
- Granting of the educational opportunity with the advanced KR programs to the Russian surveyors and the workers of Russian Shipyard.
The Russian government is driving an ambitious plan to build domestic shipbuilding industry.
The state-run yard ZVEZDA Shipbuilding Complex is set up in Bolshoy Kamen, Primorsky Region.
The shipbuilding complex design provides for the construction of a dry dock, a heavy outfitting berth, full-cycle production shops and shops for the construction of offshore marine facilities.
The Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex will produce heavy tonnage ships, elements of offshore platforms, ice-class vessels, special vessels and other marine equipment.
Russia is cooperating with Korean industries to foster shipbuilding industry and to build merchant vessel and offshore platform and seems to be planning to build 178 units of new buildings by 2035.