Damen, DNV and NAPA are taking a major step forward in ship design processes by using the new Open Class 3D Exchange (OCX) standard to streamline classification involvement. The standard is used in the early phase of a project. With increasing pressure to deliver...
Bureau Veritas has reviewed a 3D design of a 2500-m3 hopper dredger from Damen Shipyards. The pilot project for 3D model-based class approval is meant to pave the way towards using 3D computer designs as standard procedure to achieve class notation for seagoing...
On board Fast Raiding Interception and Special forces Craft (FRISC), vertical accelerations up to about 15 g can occur. To put this into perspective: pilots of fighter jets are exposed to accelerations of up to about 9 g. Being able to predict such forces can help...
Automated navigation is the future of inland shipping, say UAntwerp and the Port of Antwerp. Together they developed a 3D sonar sensor to this end and tested it on the Port of Antwerp’s test vessel, the Tuimelaar. Their technology is inspired by the way bats see...
Damen Shipyards Group has implemented Dassault Systèmes’ 3DExperience platform for its yacht design and construction division. The platform is used for general engineering, detail design and production preparation. The new platform was commissioned in September...
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