Friday, May 16, 2008

[The Chosun Ilbo, April 28 2008] Knowledge Economy Ministry to Develop IT-Based Ships

Korean shipbuilders top the list among the world's largest manufacturers. Last month, London-based ship broker Clarkson said Korean shipbuilders had taken two-thirds of the world's ship orders in January and February.


They plan to attach radio tracking devices to vessel construction materials indoors and set GPS trackers on those out in the field. So-called "smart helmets" with tracking devices will also be developed to coordinate the movements of construction workers.

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