COSCO Extends Partnership with Intergraph
Leading marine, offshore engineering & construction company COSCO chooses Intergraph's SmartMarine® Enterprise.
COSCO Shipyard Group has extended its five-year master agreement with Intergraph®. The agreement strengthens the strategic partnership between COSCO and Intergraph and extends Intergraph's position within China's offshore market.
Intergraph's SmartMarine Enterprise is an advanced, integrated offshore and shipbuilding solution, driving improvements in design efficiency, production schedule, handover, and overall life-cycle cost control for enhanced global competitiveness.
"We have been using Intergraph technology for many years, and we are pleased to extend our long-term strategic relationship with Intergraph," said COSCO officials. "We have achieved great success through the implementation of SmartMarine Enterprise for our engineering projects, and we are confident that SmartMarine Enterprise will continue to deliver tremendous value to our company."
"Since first implementing SmartMarine 3D in 2006, COSCO Shipyard Group has seen significant gains in productivity and quality through the use of our next-generation, rule-driven offshore and shipbuilding design solution," said Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president. "Intergraph is a long-standing, trusted partner in China, and we are pleased to see the tremendous success COSCO is having with our solutions."
Founded in June 2001, COSCO Shipyard Group Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO), specializes in large vessel building, marine engineering, construction, conversion, ship repair and building services.