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Authored by Denis Morais, SSI’s co-CEO, these eBooks offer an in-depth view into some of shipbuilding’s most pressing challenges. The knowledge gained from working hand in hand with industry partners and SSI clients around the world to solve their most difficult business and technological challenges has been channeled directly into the findings on these pages.

He has been internationally recognized for his published blogs, articles and papers and continues to provide insights on innovative solutions for the marine industry. This depth of understanding of both the current and future state of technology and the business of shipbuilding serve Denis well as he leads SSI towards the delivery of innovative products and services.

2021 Top Shipbuilding Technology Insights

2021 Top Shipbuilding Technology Insights

Key Takeaways for Shipbuilding Executives

Shipbuilding is constantly evolving. Projects are getting more complex, new technologies that claim to revolutionize how we build ships are emerging, and ‘Shipyard 4.0’ is seen as the gold standard. With so much change, shipbuilding leaders need to know what investments will result in the greatest ROI. Read on to see the state of shipbuilding innovation for 2021 and the key areas shipbuilding leaders must make a priority.

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Shipbuilding and the Future of MRO

Shipbuilding and the Future of MRO

Shipbuilding is transforming at a pace few imagined even 10 years ago. Even more accurately, for many shipbuilders, how they approach their business is changing as a whole. One area many are looking towards is MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Operations/Overhaul). Understanding how MRO fits into a shipbuilding organization, what the pros and cons of implementing an MRO strategy, and who will be driving the change are key things to pin down before getting started.

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Strategies for Shipbuilding Success

Strategies for Shipbuilding Success

There is no single secret to success in the shipbuilding industry. However, there are some universal truths. In this eBook, SSI’s co-CEO Denis Morais outlines five key areas that forward-thinking shipbuilders need to focus on to see long-term shipbuilding success. including: the unique aspects of shipbuilding, managing change, control of data, open architecture, and seeing benefits from day 1.

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The Impact of Operational Excellence on Shipbuilding

The Impact of Operational Excellence on Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding has always been driven by the requirements of whoever has commissioned the vessel. As vessel lifespans continue to increase, and the requirements of vessels are changing, the importance of getting those requirements right from the start becomes increasingly more important.

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The Future of Shipbuilding Design Processes

The Future of Shipbuilding Design Processes

During basic and detail design there are so many people involved in different roles, each of whom is responsible for a specific aspect of the ship. Going forward, each of these roles will need to work with more information and data.

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Shipbuilding Manufacturing Going Forward

Shipbuilding Manufacturing Going Forward

Shipbuilding is unique from any other manufacturing industry, even compared to other industries that also build big things. In no other industry do so many individual parts and components need to be created from scratch. And even within a series of ships, there may only be a handful of identical sequences.

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Managing Fleet Costs from Design to Decommission

Managing Fleet Costs from Design to Decommission

Vessel lifespans of 30 to 50 years are not attainable without constant and ongoing maintenance, repair and refit. But these activities significantly change the vessel over its lifespan.

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Overcoming the Challenges of Globally Distributed Teams

Overcoming the Challenges of Globally Distributed Teams

The global nature of shipbuilding offers many opportunities, but few shipbuilders successfully overcome the challenges. To be competitive, your organization will need to have globally distributed design and engineering teams.

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Managing Change Across Your Organization

Managing Change Across Your Organization

Shipbuilding is one of the most difficult manufacturing industries. Between the reality of design, engineering, construction, and procurement happening at the same time and the sheer number of parts in a ship, change management becomes essential.

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Navigating the Transformations Coming to Shipbuilding

Navigating the Transformations Coming to Shipbuilding

Implementing new technologies always has great potential, but truly successful shipbuilders ensure that any change to processes doesn’t impact the business today, or the ability to meet a coming deadline.

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