A liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier is built in Geoje, South Korea. Photo: Getty Images
A liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier is built in Geoje, South Korea. Photo: Getty Images
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China’s shipbuilding progress threatens South Korea’s long-held tech dominance in the industry

  • While China holds a commanding lead in total container vessels produced, South Korea makes more advanced and expensive carriers for liquefied natural gas (LNG)
  • Whosever shipbuilding industry comes out on top is expected to be determined by which country better uses automation and AI technologies

A liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier is built in Geoje, South Korea. Photo: Getty Images
A liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier is built in Geoje, South Korea. Photo: Getty Images
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