Jeollanamdo has been promoting the construction of small- and medium-sized vessels as well as smart and eco-friendly vessels. It has also been creating the ecosystem of higher value-added shipbuilding and marine industries in response to the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
- Situated in Jeollanamdo are for example Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries and Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, two of the world’s largest dockyards, as well as Deahan Heavy Industries, Korea Heavy Industries and Shinan Heavy Industries.
- Foundations for promoting the high value-added shipbuilding/marine industries are being established in the province. For example:
- A marine cable testing and research center and a ship repair service support system are being constructed
- Foundations for technologies to modernize and upgrade leisure vessel parts/equipment and for offshore tests on small vessels are being established