Hyundai to Build Seismic Research Vessel for India

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has received a contract from the Indian Government to build a single seismic research vessel.

The Geological Survey of India (GSI) will use the new vessel, which is expected to be constructed in three years.

The vessel is expected to be a high specification, multirole function oceanographic research vessel, which includes advanced seismic exploration capabilities.

The company has not disclosed the value of the shipbuilding contract.