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Online 30.8.2023

Maritime market update – South Korea

Date: Wednesday 30 August, 2023 at 9:00-10:00 (EEST)


Venue: Teams


The event is free of charge, however, requires a registration via the link below.

Register by 29 August

Further Information


Ms. Katja Eriksen
Global Opportunity Leader, Business Finland
katja.eriksen (at)


Mr. Kyung Min Kim
Senior Advisor, Business Finland (at)


Ms. Daphne Wang
Project Manager, Delegations, Business Finland (at)

We welcome you to learn about the newest trends and updates in the South Korean maritime industry and hopefully find out market opportunities with regards to decarbonization and digitalization.

In this webinar you will be able to hear the recent changes of the industrial landscape and how major stakeholders are preparing their futures for smart and green maritime.

This program is targeted for Finnish companies that can decarbonize and/or digitalize the industry and help facilitate the future of Green Ships and Smart Ships with solutions related to maritime propulsion, energy saving devices, alternative fuels, direct emission reductions, automation and digital services.

The webinar aims to illustrate the new dynamics of the South Korean market and also show the key findings within, highlighting the opportunities for Finnish companies with cases from major South Korean companies about their plans. Information on possible future business matching functions, local conferences, exhibitions and networking events will also be provided.


  • 09:00 Opening of the webinar by Ms. Katja Eriksen, Global Opportunity Leader, Business Finland
  • 09:05 Welcome speech and introduction on South Korea by Ms. Suvi Sundquist, Director, North East Asia, Business Finland 
  • 09:10 Updates and market trends in South Korean maritime by Mr. Kyung Min Kim, Senior Advisor, Business Finland South Korea
  • 09:25 KR Activities on Decarbonization by Dr. Kanghyun Song, Head of Decarbonization Ship R&D, Korean Register
  • 09:40 Decarbonization Solutions by Mr. Juhwan Shin, Senior Manager, HD Hyundai Global Service
  • 09:55 Q&A
  • 10:05 End of webinar