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South Korea's Hyundai Heavy shares soar in stock market listing

Leading shipbuilder sees future in developing green fuel technologies

Hyundai Heavy Industries plans to invest in green shipbuilding technologies, including ammonia and hydrogen-fueled ships and offshore hydrogen production facilities.   © Reuters

SEOUL -- Shares in Hyundai Heavy Industries nearly doubled from their initial public offering price after listing Friday on South Korea's benchmark stock exchange, as the world's largest shipbuilder by orders aims to invest in new environmentally focused technologies.

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