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Sharing Our Legacy of Challenge and Growth

In March 1972, the ground was broken on an empty stretch of beach in Ulsan to construct what would become the world's largest shipyard. Hyundai then started building the two oil tankers and the shipyard simultaneously. Two years later, in 1974, Hyundai held a ceremony to simultaneously name the two tankers and dedicate the shipyard.

Capturing the imagination of the international maritime community, the event was a historic first step for KSOE.


  • Simultaneously completed construction of shipyard and two supertankers, Atlantic Baron and Atlantic Baroness


  • Groundbreaking for Ulsan shipyard
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