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 Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter June 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

UASC Shareholding States Vote to Back Hapag-Lloyd Merger

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) said its six shareholding states backed a merger deal with German container shipping line Hapag-Lloyd AG at a meeting on Wednesday.

List: Top Five UK Ship Owners

Following last week's landmark referendum results, VesselsValue has compiled a list of the top five U.K.-based shipowners and their total fleet value in USD billions.

FMC's Doyle Addresses VGM Rules

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Commissioner William P. Doyle issued a statement on the upcoming implementation of the SOLAS Convention’s verified gross mass (VGM) requirements:   On Friday,

Shipbuilding

Russian Sub 'Stary Oskol' Enters Black Sea

Russia’s Stary Oskol submarine, the third boat in Project 636.3 series for the Black Sea Fleet, on a voyage to its permanent base has passed the Bosporus and Dardanelles straits,

VLCC Delivered to Gener8 Maritime

Gener8 Maritime, Inc., a U.S.-based provider of international seaborne crude oil transportation services, has taken delivery of the ECO VLCC the Gener8 Constantine on June 27,

Future LCS Charleston’s Keel Authenticated

A ceremony was hosted to celebrate the keel authentication of the U.S. Navy's future USS Charleston (LCS 18), the ninth Independence variant littoral combat ship, June 28.

Navy

Russian Sub 'Stary Oskol' Enters Black Sea

Russia’s Stary Oskol submarine, the third boat in Project 636.3 series for the Black Sea Fleet, on a voyage to its permanent base has passed the Bosporus and Dardanelles straits,

Future LCS Charleston’s Keel Authenticated

A ceremony was hosted to celebrate the keel authentication of the U.S. Navy's future USS Charleston (LCS 18), the ninth Independence variant littoral combat ship, June 28.

This Day In Naval History: June 29

1860 - The steamer USS Mystic, commanded by William E. LeRoy, captures the slaver, Thomas Achorn at Kabenda, Africa and send her to New York.    1862 - During the Civil War,

Software Solutions

Another Fugro Vessels Joins Largest SEEP-Hunting Survey

Fugro has deployed multi-purpose offshore survey vessel Fugro Gauss to join the Fugro Brasilis offshore Mexico, to help complete the world’s largest seep-hunting

JIP Validates DNV GL's Helica Software

A joint industry project run by DNV GL has replicated stresses measured in an umbilical subjected to tension and bending in full-scale tests, further validating

ECDIS Related Detentions on the Rise

ClassNK has been informed by Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) that during PSC inspections it has been increasingly reported that vessels have been detained

 
 
Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics 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: 0.1631 sec (6 req/sec)