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        • 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.

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

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        • 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

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        • 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

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

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

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        • 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.

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        • Learn more about SSI and our leadership.

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        • See the industry leaders who trust SSI.

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        • Help us make the business of shipbuilding possible.

June 2, 2016
Client News

Renowned naval architecture and marine engineering firm Guido Perla and Associates Inc., has upgraded their investment in SSI’s ShipConstructor Software. Below is a testimonial from Stefan Wolczko, Business Development Manager for GPA.

How GPA Uses ShipConstructor

“GPA utilizes ShipConstructor for construction, production, and detail engineering services, which allows us to produce finely detailed 3D computer models of the components of our designs which can be viewed in Navisworks – a ubiquitous Autodesk product highly accessible to our clients.

Collaboration with Shipyards and SSI

“There is significant adoption of ShipConstructor in markets we serve, which allows for good collaboration with our clients and a sustainable workflow in such settings. ShipConstructor has allowed GPA to convey construction and production information to our clients – and we are working with SSI to enhance and simplify our use of the software.”

Creating 2D Drawings from the 3D Model

“A recent enhancement is the adoption of ShipConstructor MarineDrafting which gives the ability to generate 2D classification and approval drawings directly from the 3D ShipConstructor model.”

Cost Effective

“ShipConstructor has proven to be an affordable tool for our firm to support shipbuilding in a diverse range of marine industry segments.”

About GPA

GPA is an independent, full-service naval architecture and marine engineering firm with local presence in China, Chile, Brazil as well as the USA. GPA designs ferries, fishing boats, offshore vessels, tugs, military vessels, research ships, passenger boats, fireboats and yachts.

About SSI

SSI develops Autodesk based solutions for the shipbuilding and offshore industry including: ShipConstructor software, an AutoCAD based CAD/CAM product line; and EnterprisePlatform, a tool for sharing product data model information. SSI solutions take advantage of the native DWG platform and the global pools of experience provided by th

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