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