McClure Acquires ShipConstructor Software

Tuesday, June 17, 2003
Alan C. McClure Associates (ACMA) has acquired ShipConstructor, a software package designed to run inside AutoCAD that promotes inter-company co-operation and simplifies communication. One of the program’s greatest assets is its ability to update immediately all parties involved in a specific project. It also makes it possible to share data with other departmental databases such as purchasing, finance and planning. “ShipConstructor gives our clients an opportunity to view all aspects of production from inception to completion,” says ACMA Designer, Jonathan Eccles. “The centralized database provides project standards and libraries, enforcing consistent drawings. All drawings and parts are linked to a high performance SQL Server database. Security privileges allow for real-time access to the same integrated product model for all user groups while preventing accidental data corruption. And, pre-configured reports are always up-to-date and perfectly accurate.” Eccles also commented that modeling in 3D promotes cost savings for the company’s clients in the form of visualization, error checking and improved production efficiency. According to Darrel Harvey, ACMA’s Vice President, “Quite a few shipyards have invested in AutoCAD 3D and the ShipConstructor software gives ACMA an easy, cost-effective way to interface our clients’ projects and bring AutoCAD into a production mode.” Harvey went on to note that ACMA has already completed a Guadalupe-Blanco River excavation barge using ShipConstructor and is currently applying the software to the design of a $7-$8 million SWATH project. “In the competitive world of ship building,” says Harvey, “this innovative software gives ACMA a distinct advantage when it comes to taking a ship owner-developed design to a shipyard for construction.”
Maritime Reporter August 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

China Passes New Pollution Law, Will Cap Coal Consumption

Legislators have approved amendments to China's 15-year-old air pollution law that grant the state new powers to punish offenders and create a legal framework to cap coal consumption,

Marad Celebrates Deployment of Maritime Fuel Cell Project

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) today celebrated the launch of field trials for the first prototype hydrogen fuel cell

Gazprom, OMV Meet on Establishing Nord Stream JV

At a Meeting held at the Gazprom headquarters between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Company's Management Committee and Rainer Seele, Chairman of the Executive Board of OMV,

CAD/CAM

TASI Acquires SignalFire Telemetry

TASI HOLDINGS INC. announced today it has completed the acquisition of all shares of SignalFire Telemetry, located in Hudson, Massachusetts.  This new acquisition

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Naval Architecture Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1192 sec (8 req/sec)