South Korea Ship builder to the world World Trade routes What are trade routes that you notice? How does South Korea’s location give it an advantage? What does this slide tell you about the market share for Korea? Which country builds the most container ships? What trend can you determine about South Korean Shipyards? Ship construction in South Korea consists of a variety of ships Container ships carry up to 15000 containers. Panamax ships just fit through the Panama canal. Notice the containers that are measured in TEU’s. Bulk Carriers Cargoes like metal ores or coal or wheat are carried in bulk Carries When the ship is completely full all the red would be below the water line. The biggest of these ships carry 300 000 tons. LNG Carrier An LNG Carrier is a ship designed for transporting liquefied natural gas. As the LNG marker is growing rapidly in the present decade, the fleet of LNG carriers is growing rapidly. LNG Tankers LNG is the gas the comes out of kitchen stoves. LPG Carriers • Ships had to be designed and built to move this volatile cargo safely and economically from loadport to disport. Basically they are giant refrigerated propane tanks. Oil Tanker Most of the worlds Crude oil is transported by these ships. Some are as big as 500 000 tons. Floating dry dock Ships are built and repaired in dry docks that can sink and refloat themselves. PCTC: Pure Car and Truck Carrier This Korean built ship is able to carry 3000 cars from Asia to the US. Why do you think its shaped this way? The end. Any Questions?