The SENER engineering and technology Group has signed a contract with the Chinese shipyard Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. Ltd. (DSIC) for the implementation of the shipbuilding CAD/CAM System FORAN, developed by SENER. DSIC is operated under the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), which is a public company that has been listed on the stock market.
The license contract has been signed between SENER, DSIC and SENER´s partner in China, United Force Corporation. The scope of the contract includes the installation of permanent licenses of the FORAN System in different disciplines including Hull Forms and Naval Architecture, Hull Structure, Machinery & Outfitting, Electrical Design and Drafting.
In more than 100 years of history since the foundation of the Chinese shipyard, DSIC has created numerous glories and brilliant achievements during the development process of the China’s Shipbuilding Industry. The successful implementation of FORAN system in DSIC will strongly push FORAN expansion in China.
For its part, SENER’s Marine Unit is strengthening its presence in Asia, as China, Japan and South Korea are currently the worldwide leaders in shipbuilding. SENER’s FORAN System, a CAD/CAM software for design and production of all kinds of ships and offshore structures, has celebrated its 50 years in 2015, half a century of continuous reinvention that makes it the longest available in the market. Today, FORAN is in the state-of-the-art of technology, installed in 40 countries and used in world-renowned programs.