HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), one of the best technology universities in Indonesia, has selected Intergraph® SmartMarine® 3D for use in its Department of Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding Engineering.
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As the top educational institution for the marine and offshore industry in Indonesia, ITS wanted to ensure it remains relevant in the industry and equips its graduates with the right skills. The university decided to partner with Intergraph and offer SmartMarine 3D as part of its curriculum for the Faculty of Marine Technology in the Department of Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding Engineering. Students at ITS will be trained in Intergraph's next-generation technology and become world-class engineers, ready to apply their knowledge and expertise in SmartMarine 3D when they join the work force. Students will also learn SmartSketch®, Intergraph's engineering and drafting product.
"ITS has the responsibility to provide our students access to the latest and most advanced technology so that they can build up the required skills in their field for the best career prospects," said Ika Pria Utama, professor and head of the Department of Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding Engineering at ITS. "We are very impressed with SmartMarine 3D as an intelligent 3D design solution with rule-based technology and automation capabilities. Through this partnership with Intergraph, our students can acquire the necessary skillset desired by the local marine and offshore industry for increased productivity and enhanced global competitiveness."
Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, "Intergraph is committed to nurturing the next generation of engineers, and we are honored to partner with ITS and support the growth of the marine and offshore industry in Indonesia. With training in SmartMarine 3D, the only next-generation 3D design solution specifically developed for the marine and offshore industry, ITS graduates will be able to deliver increased safety, quality and productivity to local engineering projects."
SmartMarine 3D is the world's most advanced shipbuilding and offshore design solution, providing companies with the capabilities they need to gain and maintain an edge in a highly competitive industry. SmartMarine 3D is breakthrough engineering technology that is automated, knowledge- and rule-driven, streamlining marine asset design processes and improving delivery schedules, with increased detail and manufacturing design productivity of up to 30 percent. SmartMarine 3D is endorsed and used by leading marine and offshore companies globally, including the most productive shipyard, the top offshore owner operator, the top fabrication yard and the top classification society in the world.
The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph as the No. 1 overall worldwide provider of engineering design solutions for industry according to its "Engineering Design Tools for Industry and Infrastructure Worldwide Outlook Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2016."
Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) occupies a large area totaling 180 hectares as its main campus in Sukolilo, and area in the vicinity of East Surabaya. The university also has campuses in Manyar and Cokroaminoto. ITS has long been maintaining its reputation for innovative and proactive relationships with industry and the public services. Recognized as one of the best technology universities in Indonesia, ITS offers great and challenging career prospects to its graduates. Currently, ITS has a wide range of degree and non-degree programs, which are managed under five faculties: Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Industrial Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning, Faculty of Marine Technology and Faculty of Information Technology. In addition, two polytechnics operate under the institute's management: Electronic State Polytechnic and Shipbuilding State Polytechnic. www.its.ac.id
Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on Intergraph's industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data to make processes and infrastructure better, safer and smarter. The company's software and services empower customers to build and operate more efficient plants and ships, create intelligent maps, and protect critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world.
Intergraph operates through two divisions: Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) and Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I). Intergraph PP&M provides enterprise engineering software for the design, construction, operation and data management of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I provides geospatially powered solutions, including ERDAS technologies, to the public safety and security, defense and intelligence, government, transportation, photogrammetry, and utilities and communications industries. Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Intergraph Corporation responsible for the SG&I U.S. federal business.
Intergraph is part of Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B), a leading global provider of design, measurement, and visualization technologies that enable customers to design, measure and position objects, and process and present data.
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