Last Update August 20, 2019


  • Infrastructure, Construction & Civil Engineering
  • Maintenance Repair Overhaul and Logistics Support
  • Metal Processing, Parts & Components
  • Ships, Vessels, Submarines & related equipment

KANGNAM CORPORATION, has been designated as a defense industry shipyard by the Korean Ministry of National Defense since 1975. KANGNAM works closely with the Korean Navy and other defense research organizations in the design, development and upgrade of Mine Counter Measure Vessels.(MCMV).

KANGNAM is a leading player with advanced technology in FRP (Fiber Reinforced Plastic) shipbuilding and is equipped with various platforms and subsystems for mine counter measure vessels, namely mine sweepers and mine hunters. KANGNAM also constructs high-speed patrol boats with over 1,000 ships operating in the Korean Navy and Maritime Police.

The largest and the most powerful minesweeper (MCMV) in the world, being built by KANGNAM, is currently under commission by the Korean Navy. KANGNAM is currently working on the next generation minesweeper.

KANGNAM has made various kinds of fast attack and patrol boats for the Korean Coast Guard and Maritime Police. KANGNAM makes fast attack aluminum vessels, as well as steel vessels in the patrol, tug, barge categories.

The Company continues to research and develop new technologies in advanced defense weapons laying the groundwork for the future growth of the defense industry and enhancing the capabilities of global naval forces.

KANGNAM has a ship repair division capable of repairing 150 ships per year with modern infrastructure consisting of 7 slipways and related equipment.

The steel structure division was established in 1995 for the construction of a variety of ship structures and is equipped with steel construction equipment (hatch cover, various steel blocks, car decks, etc.) with a capacity to produce 50,000 tons per year.

KANGNAM is part of the KANGNAM Group, with nine affiliated companies being established players in composite materials (carbon and glass), resins, as well as the automotive, marine and construction sectors. The shipyard is able to develop and deliver cutting edge technology with high cost- competitiveness thanks to the consolidated expertise and capabilities of the group.

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Kangnam Corporation

  • 71, Gupyeong-ro 16beon-gil, Saha-gu, Busan, Korea, South
  • +82 51 260 6000
  • +82 51 262 7400
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