HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 22, 2007 – Intergraph Corporation today announced that COSCO Shipyard Group, a joint venture comprising five shipyards operated by China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) and Singapore's SembCorp Marine, will deploy the integrated Intergraph Marine Enterprise portfolio.
COSCO Shipyard Group is initially using the IntelliShip solution for outfitting a Floating Storage & Offloading (FSO) vessel. This offshore engineering project is the first of its type to be built at the company's Zhoushan Shipyard. IntelliShip is a next generation, data-centric, rule-driven solution for streamlining shipbuilding design processes while preserving existing data and making it more usable/re-usable. The foundation of Intergraph Marine Enterprise, IntelliShip enables optimized design, increases productivity and shortens project schedules.
Zhu Qingshuang, general manager, Offshore Engineering Headquarters/Technical Center, COSCO Shipyard Group said, “After just two weeks of outfitting training we were impressed with the capabilities of this Intergraph Marine Enterprise and began to move forward with deployment of IntelliShip. Intergraph technologies meet COSCO Shipyard Group’s requirements for an enterprise solution for both shipbuilding and offshore.”
“The partnership between COSCO Shipyard Group and Intergraph will be instrumental in strengthening our productivity and competitiveness,” added Zheng He, manager, Strategic Department, COSCO Shipyard Group.“Our Marine Enterprise solution was developed to address the specific needs and requirements of the marine industry,” added Gerhard Sallinger, president, Process, Power & Marine, Intergraph Corporation. “IntelliShip is revolutionizing the way ships are engineered, and we are looking forward to empowering the success of COSCO Shipyard Group.”
Intergraph Corporation is a leading global provider of spatial information management (SIM) software. Security organizations, businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on the Company's spatial technology and services to make better and faster operational decisions. Intergraph's customers organize vast amounts of complex data into understandable visual representations, creating intelligent maps, managing assets, building and operating better plants and ships, and protecting critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world. For more information, visit www.intergraph.com.
COSCO Shipyard Group Co., Ltd, a joint venture between China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) and Singapore's SembCorp Marine, consists of five main subsidiary shipyards and other relative memberships, which are strategically located in Dalian, Nantong, Zhoushan, Guangzhou & Shanghai. The group deploys one 300,000 ton floating dock, one 200,000 ton graving dock, one 180,000 ton floating dock, one 150,000 ton floating dock, three 80,000 ton floating docks, one 80,000 ton graving dock and one 50,000 ton floating dock, thus, a complete range of services can be provided, which include normal dry docking, repair and conversion for any size of the ocean going vessels. For more information, visit www.cosco-shipyard.com
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