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Greek Elefsis Shipyards to participate in Korean R&D program for eco-friendly vessels

ONEX Elefsis Shipyards
 
The revived industrial unit, ONEX Elefsis Shipyards, west of Piraeus, Athens, has been selected by the South Korean government as a new maritime shipping innovation and development center, with the emphasis on upgrading and transforming standard vessels into “eco-friendly”.
 
The shipyards, operated by Syros-based ONEX and Italian multinational Fincantieri group, will participate in a research and development program operated by the Korea Evaluation Institute of Industrial technology Aerospace & Shipbuilding Team.
 
The research program is fully funded by the industrial, commerce and energy ministry of South Korea, and is expected to begin in June 2023.