Technical Tours

The technical tours take place on Friday, June 16, 2023.

Technical Tour 1: Hyundai Heavy Industries, Ulsan

Since its foundation in 1972, Hyundai Heavy Industries turned a small fishing village into the busiest place in Korea. Hyundai Heavy Industries is leading the global shipbuilding industry with a wide range of product lineup that offers any type of ship desired by customers.

07:30 Departure from Busan, start of tour
09:00  Course A - Culture Center: History & Introduction
09:45  Course B - Culture Center 1F: Visit Exhibition Hall
10:20 Course C - Yard Tour (move from Cultural center to Engine factory)
11:20  Course D - Engine Factory Tour + Yard Tour (move from Engine factory to Cultural Center)
11:30  Pickup Lunch & Gift
13:30  Busan arrival and end of tour

Technical tour 2: Korea Maritime and Ocean University

Based on the Jinhae Marine Officer School established in 1919, the Korea Maritime and Ocean University (KMOU) was opened in 1945 to pursue the goal of strengthening the country through the ocean. Since then, it has been producing experts in the maritime field, including the shipping industry, based on the noble educational philosophy of truth-finding, cultural creation, and character development, through which it has contributed to the development of the nation and society.
While its past history focused on the development of KMOU as Korea's only specialized maritime university, its future is to lead the worlds oceans with the vision of becoming the world's best global maritime university.

08:30 Departure from Busan "BEXCO" Start of tour
09:20 Course A – Training Ship (“HANBADA“ or “HANNARA)
11:00 Course B – Greenship Technology Research & Test Center, Marine Simulation Center
12:30 Pickup Lunch & Gift
13:30 BEXCO arrival End of tour

Technical tour 3: Korea Marine Equipment Research Institute

KOMERI is a specialised production technology research institute established in 2001 by the Industrial Technology Innovation Promotion Act under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy with its aim to contribute to marine and offshore industries through comprehensive support including technical development and test certification of marine equipment.
KOMERI contributes to improving national competitiveness in shipbuilding and marine industry through preemptive technical development and constructing the foundation of test certification as well as international standardisation activities in new leading business such as environmental friendly ship, Maritime Autonomous Surface Ship(MASS), hydrogen fueled ship and new renewable energy. Also, in response to diversification of foreign markets, KOMERI is also making efforts in technical cooperation projects with global regions.

09:00 Departure from Busan "BEXCO" Start of tour
10:00 Course A – Advanced-Green Technology Center
11:00 Course B – Fuel Gas Technology Center
12:00 Pickup Lunch & Gift
13:20 Busan arrival End of tour

None of the tours are adventurous or dangerous, and should be fully covered by your travel insurance. No special preparations needed for Easy and Moderate tours. For Active tours adequate preparation necessary.

  • Easy: These tours are at a leisurely pace which involves minimal physical activity. Standing and walking for short periods of time, mainly when visiting a Buddhist temple, museum or market.
  • Moderate: Long touring day with moderate physical activity. Standing and walking for extended periods of time, mainly at Buddhist temple and natural sightseeing spots.
  • Active: Tour with main active element, such as hiking or biking. Walking over uneven and mountainous terrain, biking with moderate elevations. The participant should be physically fit and comfortable to walk 5-10 km. Adequate preparation according to specified instruction per tour required: suitable shoes, clothing, sunscreen, snacks and drinks.


KR Hospitality & Events (KR H&E) is the official travel agent for CIMAC Congress 2023 in Busan 

Mr. Don Roelofs

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