About us


At Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria (SHIN), our mission is to devote our human resources and technology towards the creation of superior products and services, thereby contributing to a better global society. Our core values revolve around the following:

  • PeopleWith our firm belief in the philosophy "A company is its people", we provide opportunities to our people to perform to their full potential.
  • ExcellenceWe are passionate about putting in our best efforts to become the world’s best in every aspect.
  • ChangeWe take rapid initiatives in executing change & innovation with a sense of crisis : we cannot survive if we do not constantly strive to innovate.
  • IntegrityWe act in a right and ethical way, ensuring fairness with honour and grace.
  • Co-prosperityWe take full responsibility as good corporate citizens in pursuit of the mutual prosperity of our community, nation and human society.

About Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria

Samsung Heavy Industries is the world’s leading shipbuilder based in Geoje, Korea. Founded in 1974, we have over 10,000 employees working globally to deliver shipbuilding, offshore platforms, Floating Production Storage & Offloading (FPSO) vessels, energy exploration, fabrication and machinery to customers around the world.

Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria operates SHI-MCI, a joint venture fabrication and integration yard in Lagos. Serving as a one-stop shop, the yard offers all services on a single site and has been built to accommodate projects of various scales.

Korean innovation and capital have combined with Nigerian human capital to create what is considered one of the world’s best fabrication and integration facilities. Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria’s SHI-MCI yard reflects the synergy between the natural potential of Africa and world-class Korean technology. It has been internationally recognized as a leading model of cooperation and the benchmark for ongoing success in the shipbuilding and offshore oil & gas industries in Nigeria and the wider African continent.

“We are realizing our dream for Nigeria – we have made a commitment to its people. We aim to maintain the innovative culture of SHI-MCI in order to put Nigeria’s shipbuilding and marine industry on the map.”
Jaebeom Kim [CEO/ SHI-MCI FZE]

Our Services

As Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria, we are proud to be part of a shipbuilding company unrivalled in technology and the breadth of our product offering including:

  • Floating Production Storage & Offloading (FPSO) vessels
  • Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carriers
  • Large container carriers
  • VLCC and drill ships
  • On- and off-shore structure and module maintenance
  • Steel infrastructure fabrication
  • Marine services and logistics

The facilities of Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria are highly scalable, to enable both large-scale and small-scale projects. In all cases, we work according to world-class quality and performance standards.
Click here for an overview of the facilities available at the SHI-MCI yard.

Welding Qualification Centre

At Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria, we believe in nurturing home-grown talent in order to power Africa’s industrial future. As the provider of Nigeria’s only international welding certification, we are accredited to operate a skill acquisition and vocational center. Our Welding Qualification Centre has been established in Tarkwa Bay, Lagos and is accredited by the International Institute of Welding (IIW) as an “Approved Training Body” to offer certified courses in international fillet, plate and tubular welding.