ABS and Samsung Heavy Industries sign digital technology
ABS and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) are to collaborate on the use of digital technologies to streamline designing, building, and classing assets in a joint development project (JDP) signed today at Gastech 2019, ABS said in its release.
The JDP encompasses 3D digital disclosure, data exchange, and the use of analytics to support the new construction process and pilot the survey of the future.
The JDP is focused on three areas:
Piloting 3D Model Based Plan review
Developing a utility to import data from the SHI CAD system into ABS Engineering Software
Piloting the use of artificial intelligence to supplement traditional non destructive testing in the shipbuilding process.
It’s the second JDP with SHI that ABS has announced during Gastech. The first being a project to develop a next generation LNG carrier design with advanced air lubrication and smart capabilities.
ABS, a leading global provider of classification and technical advisory services to the marine and offshore industries, is committed to setting standards for safety and excellence in design and construction. Focused on safe and practical application of advanced technologies and digital solutions, ABS works with industry and clients to develop accurate and cost-effective compliance, optimized performance and operational efficiency for marine and offshore assets.