BAE Systems Uses Paramarine for Early-Stage Design of Frigates

Press Release
Tuesday, April 10, 2012

<p>Portsmouth, UK - Paramarine advanced marine design software, developed by QinetiQ GRC, is being used by BAE Systems&rsquo; Maritime &ndash; Naval Ships business, in the assessment phase for the design of the latest Royal Navy frigates.&nbsp;</p> <p>Paramarine is being used for early stage design and structural development of the Type 26 Global Combat Ship (T26 GCS). The T26 GCS is a globally deployable and sustainable warship, which will form the spine of the Royal Navy&rsquo;s future fleet.</p> <p>&ldquo;We are charged with developing a design which generates the most effective balance of cost versus benefit,&rdquo; said Chris Muskett, Engineering Manager Hull &amp; Structure, BAE Systems&rsquo; Maritime &ndash; Naval Ships. &ldquo;We develop different configurations to assess the impact on the cost of building the ship. Paramarine enables us to develop and test scores of options in the early design stage and, at the same time, we are able to very rapidly gain a powerful insight into the impact of structural changes to aid the decision-making process.&rdquo;</p> <p>Paramarine has been and is used extensively across BAE Systems on projects such as the Astute class of submarines, Type 45 Royal Navy ships, and the new aircraft carrier programs. Thousands of concept vessels have been modelled and their stability analyzed using Paramarine. It is used by many of the world&rsquo;s leading shipbuilders, as well as many of the world&rsquo;s leading universities, including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University College London.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> &nbsp;</p>

Maritime Reporter January 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Matson Announces Quarterly Dividend

Matson, Inc. declared a first quarter dividend of $0.17 per common share, the company’s board of directors announced. The dividend will be paid on March 5, 2015

Hogan Named VP at Newport News Shipbuilding

Rob Hogan has been appointed vice president of manufacturing at the Newport News Shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), the company announced.

Kongsberg Expands Louisiana Office, Training Facility

Kongsberg Maritime has purchased approximately 5.2 acres for new construction on an 82,980 sq ft office and training facility. Construction on the James Business

Shipbuilding

Hogan Named VP at Newport News Shipbuilding

Rob Hogan has been appointed vice president of manufacturing at the Newport News Shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), the company announced.

Wärtsilä to Power LNG-fueled RoPax Ferry

A ferry being built for Sweden’s Rederi AB Gotland will be fueled by LNG, featuring a Wärtsilä integrated solution which includes a complete LNG powered propulsion- and fuel storage and supply system,

Safeguarding Maritime Power Connections

KIRK interlocking products provide safe electrical access during cold ironing, ensuring that ship power cables are properly coupled to shore power junction boxes before energizing.

Navy

Australia Gives Landing Craft to the Philippines

The Australian Government will gift two recently-decommissioned Landing Craft Heavy vessels, including a package of spare parts, to the Philippines Government,

Cutlass Express 2015 Commences

Maritime forces from East Africa, South Africa, Europe, Indian Ocean nations, the United States and several international organizations began the fourth iteration

India Seeks Submarine Cooperation with Japan

The government of India has put forward a proposal of over Rs 50,000 crore ($6 billion) project to construct six stealth submarines in India. India is especially

Software Solutions

Tero Marine Names Staubo VP of Sales

Erik Sarmento Staubo has been promoted to vice president of sales at Norwegian software company Tero Marine, assuming the role from March 1.   Staubo has for the last 1.

Navigational Charts App Debuts at Ocean Business

An independent consultancy and software development company will launch a new web and PC based navigational charting app at Ocean Business 2015.   Norcom Technology

Abu Dhabi Ports Invests in Management Software

Abu Dhabi Ports is implementing a brand new terminal operating system (TOS) which will enhance the general cargo operations at the emirate’s ports, significantly

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Pod Propulsion Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | 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: 0.1609 sec (6 req/sec)