Intergraph® has formally opened the newly-expanded Intergraph Global Marine Center in Busan, South Korea. This center of excellence has a dedicated team of marine experts to support customers, enabling them to implement SmartMarine® Enterprise easily for enhanced productivity in their marine and offshore projects.
Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), one of Intergraph’s major marine customers, is one of the three largest shipbuilders in the world, and is ranked by many industry experts as the most efficient and productive shipyard globally. SHI specializes in complex high-technology, high-value specialty ships, and it is the market leader in the drill ship, ultra-large container ship, LNG carrier and FPSO markets.
The Korean shipbuilder is using Intergraph SmartMarine 3D in full production, which has contributed directly to SHI achieving its business objective of delivering a higher volume of the most complex and technically advanced vessels on the market today. The Intergraph Global Marine Center will work closely with SHI to continue enhancing SmartMarine 3D and the SmartMarine Enterprise suite, enabling customers to leverage the marine center’s expertise and achieve similar success for their marine and offshore projects.