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Piping Design for Shipbuilding

Today’s ships are far more complex to design, build and maintain throughout their lifecycle than they ever were before. Our solutions accelerate the development of modern ships and offshore structures so you can better respond to today’s demand for more energy-efficient, reliable and environmentally friendly vessels with better overall performance and lower total operating costs. Reduce design time and improve quality of production with next-gen software for piping, equipment and systems design for ships and offshore structures.

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Solution Capabilities

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Product Design

Product Design

Accelerate modular marine equipment and systems offerings by modelling and simulating innovative multi-discipline designs faster and more efficiently using a broad, deep and highly integrated CAD solution.

Electro-mechanical Design

Electro-mechanical Design

Integrate mechanical, electronic and electrical designs and processes to deliver high-quality marine equipment and systems. Share real-time information between electrical, mechanical and control systems designers.

Process and Instrumentation Diagram

Process and Instrumentation Diagram

Create, edit, document and validate logical piping diagrams and associated equipment and instrumentation. Define intelligent, logical pipe runs which drive downstream 3D piping design.

Pipe Routing

Pipe Routing

Create, modify, validate and document piping systems of ships and offshore structures. Optimize piping design workflows through intelligent path creation tools, specifications-driven part selection, smart part placement, collision detection, weight calculations and rules checking.

Penetration Management

Penetration Management

Efficiently create, manage and respond to penetration requests regarding ship program performance.

Model Based Definition

Model Based Definition

Fully document next-gen modular marine equipment assembly designs with 3D CAD model annotations. Re-use product and manufacturing information in drawings, validation, manufacturing and other applications.

Design Analysis

Design Analysis

Accelerate the evaluation of design options for better function design and components optimization. Virtually define optimal ship architecture, control strategy and sub-systems sizing for ship systems.

PLM Platform

PLM Platform

Manage and coordinate multi-site shipbuilding deployments across a global enterprise with industry leading PLM platform scalability. Establish and navigate part and component class hierarchies and view attributes.

Manufacturing Simulation & Validation

Manufacturing Simulation & Validation

Achieve lean ship construction objectives through virtual verification of production processes, equipment and systems. Verify the methods and resources defined and selected during planning to achieve right-first-time construction plans.

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Piping Design for Shipbuilding
Piping Design for Shipbuilding
Piping Design for Shipbuilding

Piping design as a part of the shipbuilding process is complex and labor-intensive due to significant physical and operational constraints and the crucial influence on outfitting construction productivity. Consequently, improvement in piping design operations and processes has always been one of the most important goals in shipbuilding. With increasing complexity of new ships and offshore structures, design departments in leading shipyards have to be adept at design techniques that suit the strategy of advanced outfitting.

Improve the design productivity and quality of construction with next-generation software for design of piping and equipment for ships and offshore structures. Use a concurrent engineering environment to design the complex vessels of the future. Improve total enterprise productivity with the world’s leading product lifecycle management (PLM) system. Seamlessly integrate with digital manufacturing solutions to ensure optimal manufacturing and assembly.

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Piping Design for Shipbuilding
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