SmarMarine 3D CAD suppliers Intergraph® opens newly expanded office facility in Busan, South Korea, for closer cooperation with shipbuilders
Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), one of Intergraph's major marine customers, specializes in complex high-technology, high-value specialty ships, and it is the market leader in the drill ship, ultra-large container ship, LNG carrier and FPSO markets.
The Korean shipbuilder is using Intergraph SmartMarine 3D in full production, which has contributed directly to SHI achieving its business objective of delivering a higher volume of the most complex and technically advanced vessels on the market today.
The Intergraph Global Marine Center will work closely with SHI to continue enhancing SmartMarine 3D and the SmartMarine Enterprise suite, enabling customers to leverage the marine center's expertise and achieve similar success for their marine and offshore projects.
"Since the implementation of SmartMarine 3D at SHI, we have been enjoying extraordinary improvements in design productivity and production quality, and continue to do so," said Yeong Soo Bae, executive vice president of research and development at SHI. "With its data-centric architecture and intelligent, rule-based technology, SmartMarine 3D is truly a technological step-change for the industry. We are expanding the use of SmartMarine 3D into our offshore division as well, and we look forward to working with the Intergraph Global Marine Center to continually enhance the solution for maximum benefits across the entire offshore and marine life cycle."