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VESSEL DESIGN model had enabled the yard to be- gin preparation three months earlier.

Construction, and quayside and sea trials were completed in March 2014 and the vessel was delivered in April 2014 to the Colombian Navy.

An advanced vessel in its class, the new landing craft provides logisti- cal support to the Navy and Marine

Corps by transporting equipment and personnel. In emergencies, it can also perform evacuation operations. It can accommodate a crew of 48 for eight

Ship Hull detail screenshot taken in AVEVA Review and built in AVEVA Out? tting.

days of autonomous operation, or a crew of 12 for 33 days, and has a maximum speed of nine knots. This project was a pilot to apply the knowledge gained in the trainings of easier to do the modelling work.”

AVEVA Marine.

“Automatic generation of isometrics represents a time saving of up to 70% when producing drawings for the fab-

Second project: Coastal Patrol Vessel, CPV rication and installation of piping systems,” added CDR

COTECMAR’s second AVEVA Marine project, coastal Zarate. “This is a valuable direct saving, but it also means patrol vessel ARC Punta Espada, began its contract design that we can deliver fabrication deliverables on demand, so in April 2012 and its 3D modelling in May 2013. 9 months we reduce the risk of design changes being made after pro- later, the full 3D model of the ship – including Hull and duction drawings have been issued.”


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