• 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
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          Lighthouse Waveform  |  Crow’s Nest

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        • 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.

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Welcome to ShipConstructor Project Zero!

What is Project Zero

ShipConstructor Project Zero is a series of PDF lessons with accompanying narrated videos that will take you from 2D line drawings through the 3D modeling process – you won’t be starting with a pre-made project, you’ll be starting a new project from zero.

Who Project Zero is for

We’ve designed the materials to help novice ShipConstructor users, such as new clients and new-hires, to get up to speed with ShipConstructor functionality.

What you will accomplish

At the end of the project, you’ll have successfully modeled a 5-meter aluminum craft and have that 3D model ready to be shared with anyone on their phone, tablet, laptop or personal computer– they don’t even need to have AutoCAD or ShipConstructor installed on their devices!

There is no certification for Project Zero at this time – Your finished project is proof that you have successfully completed your work!


When you can get it

  • There are 10 parts to Project Zero – this means 10 PDFs and 10 accompanying videos.
  • Each part will probably take you less than 3 hours to complete.

Who can get it

  • Existing SSI clients and users who have an active subscription.
  • New SSI clients and users who have an active subscription, or are under an active pilot trial.

Where to get started with Project Zero

To download each part of Project Zero, SSI offers two options to get started:

  • SSI Learning on SSI Nexus
  • SSI MyLearning

Option A: Go to SSI Learning on Nexus

Simply login to your SSI Nexus account, navigate to the Knowledge Base area, and select the Getting Started icon to list Project Zero and other instructional articles.

Option B: Go to SSI MyLearning

If you already have an SSI MyLearning account, login to SSI MyLearning here and go to the Project Zero tile.

If you need to request access to SSI MyLearning, fill in the form below (using your work email address to register; this information is needed to give you access to MyLearning).

Get access to SSI MyLearning