• 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 the place where users, creators, & implementers of SSI software get together. Here they discuss best practices & industry trends, tackle common challenges, gain access to the latest software, and provide input into the future of the products that bring them together.

        • MyLearning
        • SSI MyLearning is where SSI users can access detailed training exercises, materials, courses, and certifications. The self-directed training curriculum ensures that training happens on your schedule and when you need it most.

        • SSI Blogs
        • The SSI blog is your place to get insights into the intersection of shipbuilding and technology, how our industry is moving forward, and keep up with SSI news. It’s the only place to read the latest from Denis Morais and Darren Larkins, SSI’s co-CEOs.

          Lighthouse Waveform  |  Shipbuilding Solutions

        • ShipConstructor
        • Engineering information is a shipbuilder’s most important asset. Getting that information to fit your business means using a solution that is built to handle shipbuilding’s unique challenges and information requirements throughout each stage of a vessel’s lifecycle.

        • EnterprisePlatform
        • Every process in a shipyard requires data. Seamlessly sharing that data across tools in the correct format needed allows for meaningful, actionable information to be consumed throughout the organization. Providing the freedom to choose the tailored tools required for a shipbuilding project.

        • ShipbuildingPLM
        • ShipbuildingPLM is the only product lifecycle management (PLM) platform that is specifically built for the business of shipbuilding. It allows your shipyard to manage and organize information, understand change, build a foundation for digital innovation, and support MRO activities – without the risks and costs of traditional PLM implementations.

        • Company
        • Learn more about SSI and our leadership.

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

        • News
        • The latest on SSI and shipbuilding.

        • Events
        • 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.

The SSI Client Council is a small group of expert elite users who provide advice in return for certain benefits.

Benefits to Client

  1. Ability to influence future development of SSI software. (Your feedback will be a key to prioritizing SSI projects)
  2. Free Champion License: All SSI Products including ShipConstructor and EnterprisePlatform.
  3. Free Admission to any SSI User Conference
  4. No fee to “challenge” SSI certified training courses
  5. Access to future product builds of SSI products not yet released to the public
  6. Access to feature prior to public release which can be used on your production projects.
  7. A badge in SSI Nexus identifying you as a part of the SSI Expert Elite
  8. Exclusive communication with other SSI Expert Elite members to resolve common challenges.

Commitment & Requirements: Approx. 3 hours per month.

  • Brief monthly Virtual GoToMeeting with SSI Product Development team and other Client Council members
  • Be an active participant in the SSI Nexus community discussions
  • Be an active participant in the SSI Nexus Client Council discussions
    • Answer at least 50% of the posts from the SSI Product Development team and other Client Council members.
      • These can be questions about a workflow / process or ideas about software improvements.
  • Prioritize and vote for a set of features/issues/product areas
  • Test features/products/prototypes.
    • The majority of these will not require downloading any software. They will be done virtually with all setup and installation handle by SSI.
  • Do not publicize the details of your membership in the Client Council. (Though you may nominate other members.)


  • Must be a current member of SSI Nexus
  • Must have a current license with subscription

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