Taiwan’s Ching Fu Shipyard to Build FKAB Designed Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger
FKAB secured a contract for the design of a 2,400m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) for the Taiwanese Kaohsiung Harbour Authority which will be built at Taiwan’s Ching Fu Shipyard. FKAB Sweden performed basic drawings, FKAB China office will carry out detail and production design with Nupas-Cadmatic.
FKAB has chosen Nupas-Cadmatic for the job for its easy to learn and intelligent software. Combined with the open interface with other systems and the advantages of Nupas-Cadmatic’s eBrowser they expect to save engineering hours in the development and production.
Particularly in this case, where the shipyard is using Nupas-Cadmatic as well. Since FKAB will carry out all the design and production engineering for the dual class BV & CR dredger, they will extensively use the 3D modeling and production information advantages of Nupas-Cadmatic.
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, August 14, 2012; Image: fkab