Exploring Class Approvals, Supported by CAD
ABS software supports designs across most vessel sectors. This pilot project focused on tug and barge designs, producing promising results.Jensen Maritime, the naval architecture and marine engineering arm of Crowley Maritime Corp, and ABS have completed a precedent-setting pilot project using three-dimensional computer-aided design (CAD) models to support plan reviews for class approval.In what is believed to be an industry first, the innovative pilot was not proprietary to specific brands of CAD software…
C-Job Opens Ukraine Office
With its new location in Nikolayev, Ukraine, ship design and engineering company C-Job Naval Architects has opened its first international office. Operating under the company name of C-Job Nikolayev, the new office currently employs 20 full time engineers and will have a fully collaborative relationship with C-Job’s three offices in the Netherlands, which presently employ 75 staff. Basjan Faber, Managing Director of C-Job, said, “As the company has expanded, we have learned the importance of offering flexibility of services to our clients.
Fincantieri to Optimize Large-Scale Shipbuilding Projects
Fincantieri, one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups and the world's leading builder of cruise ships, has selected Intergraph Smart Yard to improve the execution of international large-scale cruise, military and merchant ship building projects. Fincantieri operates in the design and construction of complex ships with high technological content, such as cruise ships, merchant and naval vessels, offshore and mega yachts. Following a detailed competitive benchmark and proof of concept project…
Integraph Smart 3D Selected by AMEC
Intergraph, informs that international engineering and project management company AMEC has chosen to upgrade its investment in PDS® to Intergraph Smart 3D technology by transferring its existing PDS perpetual licenses to Smart 3D licenses. Intergraph explains that AMEC is a longtime user of its solutions and is committed to establishing global expertise in Smart 3D, Intergraph's next-generation, data-centric and rule-driven 3D design tool. AMEC will implement Smart 3D across its enterprise to capture new business and support existing projects.
Intergraph Introduce Module Fabrication CAD Control Package
Las Vegas-based provider of enterprise engineering software for the process, power and marine industries, Intergraph, says it has released Intergraph Smart Production powered by NESTIX, the offshore and shipbuilding industries. Stephen Furze, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine's executive vice president of Industry Solutions, said, "Intergraph Smart Production powered by NESTIX brings the principles of digital shipbuilding and offshore construction to fabrication shops. This specialized…
Intergraph Introduce Smart™ 3D 2014 Design Software
Smart™ 3D 2014 is a new single solution created from the consolidation of SmartPlant® 3D, SmartMarine® 3D and SmartPlant 3D Materials Handling Edition. Smart 3D 2014 builds upon Intergraph's Smart 3D technology architecture, say Integraph, to increase quality, interoperability and productivity for clients in the plant, offshore, shipbuilding, metals, mining and bulk material handing industries to have even greater workforce flexibility. Smart 3D is the world's first and only next-generation 3D design solution specifically tailored for plant…
Integraph Wins Asian Manufacturing Award
Intergraph® a leading global provider of engineering software for the process, power and marine industries, was announced as one of the award winners at the Asian Manufacturing Awards 2013 gala dinner and awards ceremony held recently at Pan Pacific Hotel in Singapore. Intergraph was honored at the Asian Manufacturing Awards 2013 because of its innovative solutions that span the entire project life cycle, providing integration, automation and interoperability capabilities for large and complex projects.
Japan Dockyard Introduces Intergraph SmartMarine
Shin Kurushima Dockyard Company has introduced Intergraph's 3D CAD/CAM software into the production phase of its ship projects. SKDY had chosen to standardize on SmartMarine 3D and successfully demonstrated its use of the industry-leading solution with a steel-cutting ceremony. With Intergraph's continuous enhancement of SmartMarine 3D, the solution has out-of-the-box content and functionality to support ship production. Today, SKDY has successfully incorporated its specific requirements into SmartMarine 3D, which are fully automated across its production processes. With support from Intergraph, SKDY is the first shipyard in Japan to implement SmartMarine 3D for the production stage, using its own built-in, automated rules.
Vietnam University Selects Intergraph SmartMarine Enterprise
PetroVietnam University (PVU) joined the Intergraph Education Grant Program. PVU is located in the offshore oil and gas hub of southern Vietnam, and was established to focus on the development of the country's oil and gas industry. The Vietnamese university recognized that it needs to equip its students with the necessary skills and knowledge so that they are ready to apply the tools that employers already use when they join the work force. PVU will provide its students with access to SmartMarine Enterprise solutions, including SmartMarine 3D, SmartPlant Review, SmartPlant Instrumentation, SmartPlant Electrical, SmartPlant P&ID and SmartSketch. Intergraph's ruled-based technology features unique automation capabilities, which was a compelling factor in PVU's decision.
Tome Choose Intergraph® Solutions for FPSO Topsides
Brazilian joint venture will use SmartMarine® Enterprise components for project with oil giant Petrobras. Tome Ferrostaal, a joint venture between Tome Engenharia and Ferrostaal in Brazil, has selected Intergraph® SmartMarine® Enterprise solutions, distributed by Sisgraph, as part of a project with Petrobras, one of the world's largest energy companies. Intergraph's enterprise engineering software will be used to construct the topsides of six identical floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels, which will be built in Brazil. Sisgraph, based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, has been a distributor of Intergraph solutions in South America for more than 30 years. Intergraph and Sisgraph are part of Hexagon.
IESA Selects Intergraph for FPSO Project
IESA Selects Intergraph Solutions to Build Up to Eight Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading Vessels; Sisgraph to provide major Brazilian engineering and construction company with training and support for project. Brazilian engineering company IESA has selected Intergraph SmartMarine and SmartPlant Enterprise solutions, provided by Sisgraph, as part of a project with Petrobras, one of the world's largest energy companies. IESA will supply Petrobras with 24 compression modules for six identical floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels, with an option for delivery of eight modules to the other two FPSOs. Sao Paulo, Brazil-based Sisgraph has been a provider of Intergraph solutions in South America for more than 30 years.
Brazil FPSO Constructors Choose Intergraph CAD Solutions
Brazilian engineering company IESA selects Intergraph® Solutions to build up to 8 Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading Vessels (FPSO's). Brazil-based Sisgraph has been a provider of Intergraph® solutions in South America for more than 30 years, and is to provide the major Brazilian engineering and construction company with training and support for project. IESA has selected Intergraph® SmartMarine® and SmartPlant® Enterprise solutions, provided by Sisgraph, as part of a project with Petrobras, one of the world's largest energy companies. IESA will supply Petrobras with 24 compression modules for six identical floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels, with an option for delivery of eight modules to the other two FPSOs.
Australian Offshore LNG Project Chooses Intergraph Software
Intergraph® SmartPlant® Enterprise selected by operator, Inpex, to manage information for mega-project, Ichthys LNG. Inpex has implemented SmartPlant Enterprise solutions for the Ichthys LNG Project, including SmartPlant Enterprise for Owner Operators (SPO) as its information management system, SmartPlant 3D and SmartMarine® 3D (collectively known as Smart 3D), SmartPlant Instrumentation, SmartPlant P&ID and SmartPlant Electrical. The Ichthys LNG Project is a joint venture between Inpex and Total, Tokyo Gas and other participants. Gas from the Ichthys field, in the Browse Basin approximately 200 kilometers offshore Western Australia, will undergo preliminary processing offshore to remove water and extract condensate.
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.
SHI Offshore Projects Use Intergraph SmartMarine 3D
Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries extends application of next-generation 3D engineering technology to its offshore projects. SHI has been a longtime user of the industry-leading solution, deploying it in full production within its Shipbuilding division, and has now extended the use of SmartMarine 3D for its offshore projects. SmartMarine 3D's automated, rule-based technology has enabled SHI to achieve its objective of delivering a higher volume of the most complex and technically advanced vessels on the market today. Due to the success of SmartMarine 3D for its shipbuilding projects, SHI decided to implement the next-generation solution for its offshore projects as well.
Indonesian University to Install Intergraph SmartMarine 3D
Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember selects Intergraph® SmartMarine® 3D for its educational program. Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), one of the best technology universities in Indonesia, has selected Intergraph® SmartMarine® 3D for use in its Department of Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding Engineering. As the top educational institution for the marine and offshore industry in Indonesia, ITS wanted to ensure it remains relevant in the industry and equips its graduates with the right skills. The university decided to partner with Intergraph and offer SmartMarine 3D as part of its curriculum for the Faculty of Marine Technology in the Department of Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding Engineering.
Intergraph Breaks Ground on New Corporate HQ
Intergraph, a global provider of engineering and geospatial software, start construction of new headquarters in Madison, Ala. The new headquarters will be located on the current Intergraph campus and is projected to open in summer 2014. Keeping Intergraph’s established employee base in Northern Alabama was a priority for both Intergraph and Hexagon, its parent company. The five-story facility will total 250,000 square feet and will feature office space for 1,100 employees. In addition…
Intergraph Gives Worley Parsons CAD Software Access
This five-year agreement covers the Intergraph SmartPlant® and SmartMarine® Enterprise software suites, including SmartPlant 3D, SmartMarine 3D and SmartPlant 3D Materials Handling Edition (collectively known as Smart 3D), SmartPlant Foundation, SmartPlant Construction, SmartPlant Enterprise Engineering & Schematics applications, CADWorx®, CAESAR II® and numerous other solutions. WorleyParsons is a longtime worldwide user of Intergraph technology and the global agreement gives it unlimited access to Intergraph solutions. The unique automation and integration capabilities, as well as the unmatched productivity of SmartPlant Enterprise and SmartMarine Enterprise, are delivering a competitive edge to the company.
Integraph Releases Pipe Stress Analysis Software Update
Intergraph Releases CAESAR II 2011 R1 for advanced integration with Smart 3D & SmartPlant Review for data transfer from piping design to the engineering environment. Intergraph has released an upgraded version of CAESAR II – the world’s most widely used pipe stress analysis software – that offers advanced integration with its market-leading plant, offshore and material handling design solutions, SmartPlant 3D, SmartMarine 3D and SmartPlant 3D Materials Handling Edition, collectively known as Smart 3D, and SmartPlant Review, Intergraph’s problem-solving 3D visualization tool. CAESAR II 2011 R1 provides existing and potential customers a fast and customizable interface between the leading pipe stress analysis software and Smart 3D, Intergraph’s next-generation design software.
Intergraph Rated Top Engineering Design Provider
Intergraph® ranks as No. 1 overall engineering design solution provider for industry in ARC Advisory Group study for the 6th consecutive year. Intergraph tops the rankings in three of five segments in which it competes – oil and gas, chemical and power – in ARC Advisory Group's "Industry" category devoted to technology used in the design, construction and operation of process, power and discrete manufacturing plants, as well as the shipbuilding and marine industries. Intergraph is the only engineering design solution provider ranked No. 1 in more than one industrial market segment. Intergraph leads all direct competitors globally, and also leads all direct competitors in each of the four geographic regions analyzed by ARC Advisory Group: Asia…
Malaysia & Vietnam Venues for Intergraph's 2012 SE Asia Conference
A global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data, Integraph, hosts these conferences to share the latest industry developments and best practices. The conferencea are sponsored by Intergraph's Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) division, which for 30 years has provided local resources to support engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies and owner operators executing projects and operating facilities in the Southeast Asia region. "Southeast Asia continues to be an important region for Intergraph, with the economy expected to benefit further from strong demand for energy and resources," said Franz Kufner, Intergraph PP&M senior vice president for Asia-Pacific.
China Operating Region Set Up by Integraph
Intergraph® Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) has created a new world industry region: Greater China. It will be the division’s fourth region because of its size, success and strategic business potential and comprises China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Greater China joins the Americas, EMIA (Europe, Middle East, India & Africa) and Asia-Pacific regions. As a separate operating region, Greater China will gain additional focus and investment, plus a strong local executive leadership for faster response to the China market, as well as more resources for further growth. Intergraph also will offer more customized industry solutions to Greater China customers. Mr.
Golden Valve & Platinum Pipe Awards
WorleyParsons, Empresarios Agrupados and Samsung Heavy Industries receive Intergraph® awards at Hexagon 2012 (the annual user conference for Intergraph's Process, Power & Marine division and Hexagon AB's other businesses) in a competition that recognizes the most innovative uses of SmartPlant® and SmartMarine® Enterprise solutions. The competition is open to all SmartPlant® Enterprise and SmartMarine® Enterprise engineering design software users and the subject matter must relate to the process, power, offshore or shipbuilding industries. WorleyParsons received "Best of Show" for its intricately detailed view of a process facility produced using SmartPlant 3D, SmartPlant P&ID, SmartPlant Review, SmartPlant Electrical, SmartPlant Instrumentation and SmartPlant Foundation.