Company Introduction

HLB that manufactures safe ships

Company Introduction

The HLB Shipbuilding Division, originated from Kyungil Yacht, the subsidiary of Hyundai Group, started manufacturing various boats and ships since 1975, specialized in FRP ships such as luxury yachts, government boats, fishing boats, fishing-guide ships and lifeboats. Manufactured more than 7,000 boats or ships over 40 years, HLB is boasting the longest history and rich know-how in the field of small ship and special boat manufacturing in Korea.


  • mission


    HLB that manufactures safe ships

  • core values


    Challenge and enthusiasm
    Technology and Quality
    Communication and Collaboration

  • philosophy


    Creative and enterprising corporate culture,
    Flexible organization, learning organization,
    Innovation through enterprise-wide capacity building


  • Developed the high-speed boat (RIB boat)

  • Completed construction of the 2nd factory

  • Merged to the mother company, 'HLB'

  • Awarded 'USD20mil. export achievement prize'

  • 2010

    Awarded 'the World top product' by Ministry of Knowledge Economy, Korea

  • Awarded 'the World top product' by Ministry of Knowledge Economy, Korea

    Developed free-fall type lifeboat (35-seater)

  • Awarded 'USD10mil. export achievement prize'

    Established, 'HLB NETWORK'

    Completed construction of new office building and assembly factory

  • Added an affiliation, 'BADA Heavy Industries'

    Established an affiliation, 'Hyundai Yacht' 

  • Supplied 'Ice class' lifeboat to Samsung Heavy Industries

    Localized Totally enclosed lifeboat (44-seater)

    Achieved 'Venture business certificate' (R&D specialized company)

  • Produced Sail yacht 31ft

  • Localized lifeboat engine and approved of MED factory 

  • 2000

    Awarded '41th Trade day - USD5mil. export achievement prize'

  • Separated from Hyundai Precision Industries and established Hyundai Lifeboat

  • Produced FRP free-fall type life boats

  • Export Motor Yacht, 'Sonata31ft' to S.E Asia

  • Export Motor Yacht, 'PMYC43ft' to USA

  • Export Motor Yacht, 'Eleghant54ft' to USA  

  • Technical cooperation with Netherland and produced FRP fully enclosed type lifeboats.

  • Merged to Hyundai Precision Industries (a subsidiary of Hyundai group)

  • Delivered 1st lifeboat to Hyundai Heavy Industries (open-type)

  • Produced FRP open-type lifeboat

  • 1975

    Established Kyungill yacht (a subsidiary of Hyundai Precision Industries)

    Produced 30~44ft yacht



HLB prioritizes the value of offering the best customer service through superior technology and quality,
and are committed to developing refined new technology
by operating an technology research institute, composed of excellent researchers.

research list
Subject Purpose Year
Developed 'Hook Release System' technology for next-generation lifeboat Government task 2007
Developed 44-seater fully enclosed type lifeboat Government task 2007
Developed small (25-seater) free-fall type lifeboat and launching device Government task 2008
Developed HDF32P free-fall type lifeboat Self-developed 2008
Developed HDF25 free-fall type lifeboat hook Self-developed 2008
Developed 32-seater free-fall type davit Self-developed 2008
Developed 420 rescue boat Self-developed 2008
Developed 26 feet racing yacht Self-developed 2009
Developed 32-seater new lifeboat Self-developed 2009
Developed fast rescue boat and davit (7m class) Government task 2010
Developed technology by optimally arranging and lightening 60-seater lifeboat Government task 2010
Developed 60-seater new lifeboat Self-developed 2010
Developed HDFN35 free-fall type lifeboat Self-developed 2010
Developed HD32 lifeboat Self-developed 2010
Developed 90-seater lifeboat Self-developed 2010
Developed HDFN28 lifeboat Self-developed 2010
Developed a 150-seater lifeboat and launcher Government task 2011
Developed leisure plotter(floating hotel) ship Government task 2011
Developed a lifeboat suitable for mass production system Government task 2011
Developed high freer pole lifeboat for offshore Self-developed 2011
Developed HD44 lifeboat Self-developed 2012
Developed a 100-seater lifeboat and launcher for marine structures Government task 2013
Developed domestic fire-fighting lifeboat (70-seater) and launching equipment for drill rigs Government task 2013
Developed Coastal surveillance unmanned boat Government task 2017
Developed solar charged wire and wireless integrated monitoring system for lifeboats Government task 2017
Developed high-speed rescue boat for outboard Government task 2017
Developed tender boat combined lifeboat Self-developed 2017
Developed RIB type 45 knot high-speed boat Self-developed 2017
Developed lifeboat and heating device for offshore plant cryogenic (-30 degree) environment Government task 2018 (expected)

Brochure / Catalogue


HLB has been leading the future in various business areas such as offshore plants, marine leisure, and bio.



  • Address
    272-12, Dangwol-ro, Onsan-eup, Ulju-gun, Ulsan, Republic of Korea
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Seoul Office

  • Address
    A-601, 111, Digital-ro 26-gil, Guro-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
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