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CASE STUDY: SHIPBUILDING

Chantier Davie Shipyard

Competitive Value of Integrated Shipbuilding Tech stablished in 1825, Chantier Vessel for the Canadian Navy, in only 24 “Such investments are vital for surviv- was straightforward, as the applications

Davie Shipyard is Canada’s months, including design and delivery. al in the global shipbuilding industry, are developed speci? cally to support the oldest, and still today one of To make the deadline for the complex where competition is becoming ever shipbuilding processes. Furthermore,

Eits most innovative, shipyards. rebuild, Davie has been forced to evalu- ? ercer,” said Lindsey Kettel, VP of Busi- AVEVA ERM is developed by people

Situated in Quebec, the yard has been ate existing tools and processes, which ness Processes at Davie. “We invested in with decades of shipbuilding know- expanding in both working and produc- has helped to identify ways to maximize the AVEVA Systems back in 2013. We how.” tion capacity, and its 1300 workers now ef? ciency across design, planning, sup- were the ? rst North American shipyard have the capability to handle 1200 t / ply chain and production. The transfor- to implement AVEVA ERM. This meant Challenges Overcome month of steel production at its 570,000 mation process was initially kicked off that we were taking quite a risk, being Prior to engaging with AVEVA ERM, square meter facilities. Chantier Da- with the introduction of AVEVA ERM, one of the frontrunners for the AVEVA Davie was facing several challenges in vie (Davie) is a diversi? ed shipbuilder, AVEVA Marine and AVEVA Global, toolset. However, we felt that this was a regards to the planning and supply chain building various types of ships for both a tool which allows teams from mul- necessary step towards modernizing the domain. The challenges revolved around naval and commercial clients. Its latest tiple locations to work on the same 3D IT infrastructure to allow us more ef? - missing visibility of materials for plan- undertaking is the “Resolve” project, a model. This allowed Davie to leverage ciency, so we could focus more on the ning, and missing visibility of planning conversion of a 182.5 m container ship its concurrent design processes together innovation required. The decision to se- for supply chain. Most of the systems into an Auxiliary Oil Replenishment with multiple European design agencies. lect AVEVA Marine and AVEVA ERM used for managing supply chain and “In AVEVA ERM and AVEVA Marine we have a dedicated and integrated IT environment which, combined with the skills of our em- ployees, has helped us to become a modern and competitive shipyard.”

Jared Newcombe, CEO, Davie “We invested in the AVEVA

Systems back in 2013. We were the

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