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September 21, 2017
Client News

Exciting news from SSI clients Great Lakes Shipyard and Genoa Design International.

It is exciting to learn that Great Lakes Shipyard has completed the first of 10 Damen Stan Tug 1907 ICE vessels. Longtime SSI client Genoa Design International did the production detailing in ShipConstructor and Great Lakes Shipyard has also now purchased software from SSI.


Firsts

These tugs are significant because they are the first tugs built to meet the new USCG Subchapter M regulations and the first Damen tugs to be built under license in the United States.


Stout Scantlings

They are being built for sister company Great Lakes Towing. Great Lakes was impressed by Damen’s reputation for quality and saw that this design “exactly matched” its needs. The design has the stout scantlings necessary for operations in ice and has impressive maneuvering capabilities.


Ensuring Efficiency

Great Lakes’ purchase of ShipConstructor was facilitated by a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD). The purpose of the grant is to help improve efficiency and competitiveness. Great Lakes Shipyard has also taken part in SSI USA’s Production Assurance program providing discounted training to its staff to ensure quality and productivity.


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 the world’s most popular CAD platform. SSI combines this with industry specific standards, terminology and best practices. Expert consultation is also available to ensure real time engineering data passes effortlessly between applications such as MRP, ERP or PLM tools. Shipbuilders, naval architects and marine engineers trust SSI solutions on a broad range of projects. SSI solutions are flexible enough to handle the largest and most complex engineering challenges but can also be scaled down to be cost effective in any budget.

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