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          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.

          Assess  |  Manage  |  Repair / Refit

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        • 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.

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        • 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.

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October 15, 2009
Client News

Building the world’s most advanced ships requires innovation and cutting edge technology from design to production. More and more Naval and Coast Guard vessels are being detail designed with ShipConstructor software.

ShipConstructor began seeing use on naval projects in the USA and abroad in late 2002. This high profile market segment, once a stronghold of CATIA and Intergraph, is increasing dominated by projects designed and built entirely or in part with ShipConstructor products.

Some examples of projects recently completed or currently under construction include the Egyptian Navy’s Ambassador Mark III Fast Missile Craft; the US Navy’s first trimaran littoral combat ship, the USS Independence (LCS 2); the amphibious warship, USS America (LHA 6); the US Coast Guard’s Sentinel Class (FRC-B) Fast Response Cutters as well as the National Security Cutters Bertholf, Waesche, Stratton and Hamilton.

Images courtesy United States Navy, United States Coast Guard. USS Independance (LCS2)  photo by Dennis Griggs.
LHA 6 picture is LHD-8 USS Makin Island.  The LHA 6 will share a similar design.

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