McKinley Named VP at Datum360
Engineering information management company Datum360 has announced the appointment of Matt McKinley to the role of Global Vice President of Business Development. With prior leadership experience at several major engineering software vendors, including Intergraph, AVEVA, COMOS and most recently Siemens Oil and Gas, McKinley brings with to the role more than 20 years’ experience of providing enterprise solutions to serve the oil and gas industry. From his home location in Houston…
Saipem to Standardize Intergraph Design Software
Intergraph announced that Saipem has chosen to standardize on Intergraph SmartPlant and SmartMarine Enterprise engineering solutions. The agreement includes Intergraph next-generation 3D design software Smart 3D. Smart 3D is used for both onshore plant design and offshore and ship design. Smart 3D is a design system offering numerous unique capabilities including automated, rule-based design. Users can reuse FEED or old designs with different catalogs and specifications by leveraging Smart 3D’s unique rule re-use, tag renaming and specification interchange.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Brazil Shipbuilding: Soaring to New Heights
The recent growth of the Brazilian shipbuilding industry, with the construction of more than 20 new shipyards and efforts to modernize older shipyards, has highlighted the need for more efficient ship design and construction methods. With the increased reliance on production line automation, ship design software has become even more important. Maritime Reporter and Engineering News spoke with Mr. Bruno França,CEO of Brazilian IT company Sincronia and ShipConstructor representative in Brazil, about the relevance of CAD based ship design software in the new Brazilian shipbuilding industry.
Kyushu University Chooses SmartMarine
Kyushu University, one of Japan’s top maritime and naval architecture academic centers, has selected Intergraph SmartMarine 3D design and engineering software for use in its Department of Marine Systems Engineering to teach students shipbuilding design and operation training. The curriculum will also integrate Lloyd’s Register rules calculation software solutions to provide the analysis and evaluation of ship structure strength against classification rules. Kyushu University will…