MN 100: Guido Perla & Associates, Inc.

Posted by Nicole Ventimiglia
Friday, August 29, 2014

701 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
Tel: (206) 768-1515 
Email: Inga.Scholz@gpai.com
Website: www.gpai.com
President & CEO: Guido Perla


The Company:
With offices in the US, Brazil, Chile, China and Germany, GPA developed into an independent, full-service naval architecture and marine engineering company that since 1979 has helped vessel owners and shipyards navigate through complex newbuild, retrofit and repair projects. Its extensive design portfolio includes over 200 offshore vessels, workboats, passenger vessels and fishing vessels constructed for commercial owners worldwide and governmental institutions. The solid GPA team consists of over 50 professionals, including naval architects, marine engineers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers and administrative support.

The Case:
GPA’s extensive portfolio includes various innovative, award-winning designs and some of the largest vessel series worldwide. With 35 years of innovative naval architecture, GPA’s story and successes are marked by innovation, relationships and hard work, following the motto ‘ideas engineered into reality’. GPA accompanies clients throughout the entire design process and during construction beyond the delivery of every vessel to ensure successful project closure. Professional services and capabilities cover all phases of ship design, including Feasibility Studies, Conceptual & Preliminary Design, Bid Packages & Regulatory Design, Scientific & Engineering Analysis, Production Engineering, as well as Construction Management and Owner Representation. Significant engineering achievements include being one of the world leaders in implementing diesel-electric propulsion configurations. Today, over 140 GPA-designed offshore vessels are equipped with such systems. GPA’s diesel-electric developments heavily influence the industry and have been adapted by various designers and operators worldwide.



(As published in the August 2014 edition of Marine News - http://magazines.marinelink.com/Magazines/MaritimeNews)
 

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