Software, services, and expertise for the business of shipbuilding.

        • Achieve a Quick ROI
        • Sliced implementations and our expertise means a benefit from day one, without a lengthy setup.

        • Integrate, Collaborate, Re-use
        • SSI’s Open Shipbuilding Platform gives you a future-proof source of truth for your shipbuilding projects.

        • Change Management
        • Get visibility into changes, understand the impacts, and have the right information at the right time to execute the change.

        • Adapt and Innovate
        • Create a local or virtualized shipbuilding environment for your global distributed workforce.

        • Changing from Another Solution
        • SSI makes it easy to switch from other platforms and keep your existing data.

        • Design
        • The most significant opportunities to impact the cost of building and operating a ship are found in the design and engineering phase.

          Initial Design  |  Basic Design  |  Detailed Design

        • Build
        • Even a smaller shipbuilding project is immense in scope and scale. Manage the challenges that are unique to ship construction.

          Prepare  |  Fabricate  |  Assemble

        • Maintain
        • With the majority of a ship’s life taking place after it’s been built, it’s crucial to ensure that the organization has a clear picture of the vessel at all times.

          Digital Twin  |  Repair / Refit  |  Operations

        • Nexus
        • SSI Nexus is a community for users, creators, & implementers of SSI software.

        • SSI Certified Training
        • SSI Certified Training allows SSI users to access detailed training exercises, materials, courses, and certifications.

        • SSI Blogs
        • The SSI blogs are your place to get insights from our CEO into the intersection of shipbuilding and technology, see how shipbuilding is moving forward, and keep up with SSI news.

          Lighthouse Waveform  |  Shipbuilding Solutions

        • ShipConstructor
        • A complete line of solutions for the design, engineering, and construction of ships and offshore projects.

        • EnterprisePlatform
        • Tools to connect and share data across every system in the shipyard and make information available.

        • ShipbuildingPLM
        • The only truly shipbuilding-specific product lifecycle management (PLM) platform.

        • Company
        • Learn more about SSI and our leadership.

        • Locations & Contact
        • You need a partner with a global presence.

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        • The latest on SSI and shipbuilding.

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        • Join us at our next event, conference, or trade show.

        • Partners
        • Learn more about our Platform and Development Partners.

        • Clients
        • See the industry leaders who trust SSI.

        • Careers
        • Help us make the business of shipbuilding possible.

SSI’s Patrick Roberts and Gonzalo Martinez, Industry Futures expert at Autodesk Research are teaming up for a panel discussion on the intersection of shipbuilding and innovation on May 20 at 2pm ET.

You’ll leave the panel with:

  • Strategies for implementing innovations
  • Better ways to manage shipbuilding data
  • Digital Thread best practices
  • A grasp of shipbuilding after COVID-19

Reserve your spot to discuss the trends shaping our industry.


Gonzalo Martinez

Senior Director, Industry Futures, Autodesk Research

Gonzalo Martinez is the Senior Director for Industry Futures at Autodesk Research. In his role, Gonzalo is responsible for technology strategies and industry research, playing a major role in influencing the direction of Autodesk. Gonzalo also oversees the execution of tactical plans to achieve the goals and objectives for the company in the manufacturing, architectural, and construction industries. In his capacity, Gonzalo offers guidance to senior management and executives on advanced technology developments.

With a personal and family history in the shipbuilding industry, Gonzalo began his career at Autodesk in 1991. He has held key positions for research, software development and executive sales. Gonzalo is based in Northern California at Autodesk headquarters.

Sean Manzanares

Senior Manager, Business Strategy and Marketing, Autodesk

Sean brings 30+ years of engineering and industry experience in the mechanical design sector. He has held many design and engineering positions in multiple commercial and government organizations including: Storage Technology (Oracle), Sundstrand (UTC), General Atomics and NASA (Johnson Space Center) in the US.

Sean’s experience in the engineering arena positioned him for his current charter in the CAD industry where he has led a successful 25+ year tenure in leadership positions at Siemens, Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks, and now Autodesk.

Patrick Roberts

Director of Operations, SSI USA

Patrick Dean Roberts has over 11 years of shipbuilding & repair experience, and 12 years working in Shipbuilding Software applications. For 23 years he has directly supported Shipbuilding Research. Under the National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP), he has served on numerous NSRP panels and as a Vice-Chairman.

Terry Walley

CTO, HII Ingalls Shipbuilding Inc.

Terry Walley is the CTO for HII Ingalls Shipbuilding Inc. He has 28 years of Shipbuilding experience across multiple facets of the business, which includes Engineering, Planning, Production and Technology. As a Visionary Leader, he has driven organizational performance, integrated automation processes and efficiencies throughout the industry.