Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria (SHIN) has won the technological breakthrough award at the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS).
The firm was also nominated in the award for excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and award for project of the year categories.
It won the award for technological breakthrough for the innovations it deployed during the construction of the Egina, the world’s largest FPSO built for the Egina oil field, the deepest offshore oil and gas field in Nigeria.
“We seize every opportunity to deliver world-class marine services, fabrication and integration, ship maintenance and repair and manufacturing to the regional maritime industry.
“Winning the technological breakthrough award is important not only to Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria but for the nation of Nigeria.
“I thank you, and I accept this award with honour and pride,” CEO of SHI-MCI, Mr. Jaebeom Kim, said while collecting the award.
Delivering a keynote speech, titled: Shaping the Future of Offshore and Marine Energy Together, at the offshore and marine energy session, he said as the continent continues to urbanise, the demand for energy will only increase.