OCTOBER 28, 2015 – Fincantieri has selected Intergraph Smart Yard to improve the execution of international large-scale cruise, military and merchant shipbuilding projects.
Smart Yard is Intergraph's flagship solution for a single, integrated, collaborative design and fabrication knowledge management environment specializing in fabrication yards. It was selected by Fincantieri following a detailed competitive benchmark and proof of concept project.
Fincantieri will use Smart Yard in its upcoming shipbuilding projects for cruise, merchant and naval vessels."
We aim to optimize design efficiency and ensure Fincantieri a competitive advantage in the global shipbuilding market," said the shipbuilder's CIO, Federico Gentili. "This is the reason why we opted for a new software suite covering the full project life cycle from engineering, procurement and project planning to fabrication, construction and project completion. We are confident that Intergraph will strongly help us in this process of improvement."
Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, "Fincantieri is an esteemed global leader in the shipbuilding industry, and we are proud to support their success. It is a priority for Intergraph PP&M to provide our clients with technology that enables them to optimize performance."
Intergraph says that Smart Yard "leverages the engineering design basis to provide an extensive portfolio of integrated, preconfigured solutions addressing shipyards' key work processes across the project life cycle. It covers from the design phase to fabrication and construction through final handover. Users can manage collaboration with materials availability, Bill of Materials (BOM) management, scheduling and simulation of the actual module assembly construction process."