(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 11-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SENER and HYUNDAI Heavy Industries (HHI) to work together in the field of computer-aided systems for ship design and production. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on 24th June.
Both companies agreed to share knowledge on requirements and roadmaps to set new paradigms for the design, building and operation of future ships, including Artificial Intelligence, Digital Twin, Internet of Things and Virtual Commissioning, among other concepts.
SENER will continuously monitor HYUNDAI Heavy Industries requirements to promote the collaboration for the development of new systems and facilitate the innovation in design and production processes and procedures. SENER has already established a roadmap for the development of its marine software aligned with the digital transformation of the shipbuilding industry, the so-called FORAN 2025 Vision.
Founded in 1956, SENER is a private engineering and technology business group. The company aims to offer the most advanced technological solutions to its clients. SENER is present in Algeria, Argentina, Brazil, South Korea, Canada, Colombia, Chile, China, the United Arab Emirates, Spain, the United States, Morocco, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, the United Kingdom and South Africa. It has 2,500 employees around the world. The group’s operating revenue exceeded 766 million Euros (2017 data).
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) was founded by the late Chung Ju-yung on March 23, 1972. In June 1974, HHI wrote the first chapter of its shipbuilding history by constructing the world’s largest shipyard and two 260,000-DWT VLCCs all at the same time. A decade after its first delivery, the Hyundai Shipyard topped 10 million deadweight tons in aggregate ship production, and has maintained the leading position in the world shipbuilding market ever since.
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SOURCE: SENER Group