Bruce Douglas News

10 Jun 2014

Engineering and Design for Lean Shipbuilding

New business paper describes how the marine industry can develop Lean methodologies to press on in lean times. AVEVA has announced its publication of a new business paper – ‘Engineering & Design for Lean Shipbuilding’. In this paper, AVEVA examines how engineering and design information can be readily shared to enable a highly efficient, concurrent workflow that progressively refines a design in a controlled, iterative manner to ensure ‘right-first-time’ fabrication and assembly.

17 Oct 2013

AVEVA Upgrades Engineering Software

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AVEVA announced productivity improvements in its latest release of AVEVA Engineering, the multi-discipline software that enables engineering teams to work collaboratively on plant or marine projects. Responding to customer feedback, the new enhancements to AVEVA Engineering means it is the only product which combines powerful features such as datasheets, project breakdown structures with 2D and 3D visualization, the developer said. These functionality upgrades aim to improve ease of use, enhance control and ensure consistent and reliable data.

22 Aug 2013

Aveva: Navies Can Reduce Project Cost, Risk and Timescales

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Aveva today announced its publication of a new business paper, “Taking Command: How Aveva technology can increase capabilities in naval fleet management.” In this paper, Aveva examines six ways that navies can exploit technologies used in other sectors, such as the offshore industry, to work more closely and effectively with the shipbuilders with whom they partner. The objective is to avoid many of the unnecessary difficulties that can often be encountered in what are already challenging engineering projects.

08 Apr 2013

Safety Drives Digital Plant Upgrade, Says Aveva

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Aveva’s new business paper examines how 3D laser surveying technology can transform brownfield asset information. Aveva announced its publication of a new business paper, Seeing Through the Fog, describing how recent advances in both 3D laser surveying and Information Management technology combine to enable the capture and use of an accurate digital counterpart of a brownfield plant. It explains how owner operators of existing facilities can now take advantage of the kind of "digital plant" information asset created in new-build projects.

13 Mar 2013

Aveva: New Paper on Integrated Steelwork and 3D Plant Design

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Aveva released ‘Bolting it all together,’ the latest in its series of business papers, which discusses how integrating structural steelwork and plant layout design can reduce project cost, risk and delivery time. The paper explores the considerable business advantage that EPCs and Shipbuilders, working on plant/offshore projects, can gain by using a specialized steelwork application that can be used efficiently within a plant design solution to support close, collaborative working through an entire design and construction project.

13 Feb 2013

AVEVA: Business Value Calculator Offers Savings

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Aveva launched the Marine Business Value Calculator (BVC), an interactive application that illustrates the project cost savings, up to 30 percent across all disciplines, by adopting Aveva’s Integrated Engineering & Design solution. “We have worked with experts in the industry who have given us credible project criteria with which to illustrate the achievable cost savings”, Bruce Douglas, Senior Vice-President, EDS Strategy & Marketing, Aveva. Based on data from authoritative industry sources and feedback from customers…

25 Oct 2012

AVEVA, Trimble Partner

AVEVA and Trimble announced  that they are collaborating to provide an efficient integration between Trimble’s 3D laser scanning solutions and AVEVA’s laser scanning software solutions, including the LFM Software suite, for the plant, power and marine industries. The integration will enable customers to rapidly capture, import and integrate 3D laser scan data into their design workflows. With Trimble and AVEVA combining technologies, customers will have access to industry leading laser capture technology combined with world’s most efficient laser data processing software. “Working with Trimble supports the AVEVA strategy of delivering innovative software solutions to our customers which add value to laser data captured from all the leading hardware vendors…

22 May 2012

Latest Version of AVEVA Instrumentation Released

AVEVA (LSE:AVV),  announced on May 22, 2012 AVEVA Instrumentation 12.1, an enhanced version of its instrumentation and control engineering software is available. AVEVA Instrumentation 12.1, an instrumentation application  and one of AVEVA’s fastest growing products, is available for both plant and marine environments. Like AVEVA’s recently launched brand new application AVEVA Electrical, it has been designed and tested in close collaboration with AVEVA customers who have demonstrated up to a 30% man-hour savings with the new product.

19 Apr 2012

New AVEVA Electrical Offers Up to 30 Percent Man-Hour Savings

The new AVEVA Electrical software application (Photo: AVEVA).

Cambridge, UK - AVEVA has announced the release of the completely new AVEVA Electrical software application, a design solution for electrical engineers and designers in the marine environment. Pre-release customer testing has demonstrated man-hour savings of up to 30 percent when compared to traditional design applications. As part of AVEVA’s Integrated Shipbuilding strategy, customers who deploy the new AVEVA Electrical can benefit from the ability to optimize their entire shipyard by improving the design, planning and production process.

23 Aug 2011

AVEVA to sponsor and present at ICCAS 2011

AVEVA’s Integrated Shipbuilding Strategy can help achieve the Digital Shipyard Dream.

Industry and product experts will deliver thought leading perspectives for the shipyard. Cambridge, UK - 23 August 2011: AVEVA (LSE:AVV), a leader in engineering design and information management solutions for the plant, power and marine industries, announced today that AVEVA product experts will be delivering presentations at the 15th International Conference on Computer Applications in Shipbuilding (ICCAS) event, 20-22 September 2011, Trieste, Italy. AVEVA is also a main sponsor.

05 Dec 2001

The Society of Maritime Industries and Tribon Solutions in Co-operation regarding Tribon.com

The Society of Maritime Industries, the umbrella organization of equipment and services in all areas of the maritime industry in United Kingdom and Tribon Solutions announced a co-operation agreement. The co-operation will provide the members of the Society of Maritime Solutions with a framework of activities to further strengthen their communication with and presence at shipyards worldwide by participating in Tribon.com. Tribon.com is an Internet based service for the shipbuilding industry linking together shipyards, maritime equipment suppliers and ship owners in a comprehensive global network. Tribon.com centers around a database of shipbuilding components and equipment.

30 Nov 2001

The Society of Maritime Industries and Tribon Solutions in Co-operation WithTribon.com

The Society of Maritime Industries, the umbrella organization of equipment and services in all areas of the maritime industry in United Kingdom and Tribon Solutions today announced a co-operation agreement. The co-operation will provide the members of the Society of Maritime Solutions with a framework of activities to further strengthen their communication with and presence at shipyards worldwide by participating in Tribon.com. Tribon.com is an Internet based service for the shipbuilding industry linking together shipyards, maritime equipment suppliers and ship owners in a comprehensive global network. Tribon.com centers around a database of shipbuilding components and equipment.

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