Tome Ferrostaal Chooses Intergraph® Solutions to Build Topsides for Six
Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading Vessels
Brazilian joint venture will use SmartMarine® Enterprise components for
project with oil giant Petrobras
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 19, 2013
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Tome Ferrostaal, a joint
venture between Tome Engenharia and Ferrostaal in Brazil, has selected
Intergraph^® SmartMarine^® Enterprise solutions, distributed by Sisgraph, as
part of a project with Petrobras, one of the world's largest energy companies.
Intergraph's enterprise engineering software will be used to construct the
topsides of six identical floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO)
vessels, which will be built in Brazil.
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Sisgraph, based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, has been a distributor of Intergraph
solutions in South America for more than 30 years. Intergraph and Sisgraph are
part of Hexagon.
Tome Ferrostaal will use these leading-edge Intergraph enterprise engineering
solutions for the construction of the topsides: SmartMarine 3D, SmartPlant
P&ID, SmartPlant Instrumentation, SmartPlant Electrical, SmartPlant Review,
CAESAR II^® and PV Elite^®. In addition to the software, Sisgraph will provide
training and on-site support for the project.
"By using the Intergraph technology solutions distributed by Sisgraph, we
expect to boost productivity and project quality, and also to reduce project
time and errors, especially by having on-site technical support," said Sergio
Miranda, automation systems coordinator at Tome Ferrostaal.
Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, "This
is the first major offshore project for Tome Ferrostaal, and in choosing
Intergraph as its technology provider, Tome Ferrostaal reinforces our leading
position in the Brazilian offshore market. For this important project, Tome
Ferrostaal recognizes the safety, quality and productivity benefits that our
enterprise solutions offer."
Intergraph's SmartMarine Enterprise suite is the world's most advanced,
integrated offshore and shipbuilding solution, driving improvements in design
efficiency, production schedule, handover, and overall life-cycle cost control
for enhanced global competitiveness. Intergraph is a world leader in marine
structure design and data management, with SmartMarine Enterprise endorsed and
used by the world's leading offshore and marine companies, including the most
productive shipyard, the top offshore owner operator, the top fabrication
yard, and the top classification society in the world.
The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph as
the No. 1 overall worldwide provider of engineering design solutions for
industry according to its "Engineering Design Tools for Industry and
Infrastructure Worldwide Outlook Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2016."
About Tome Engenharia S.A.
Tome Engenharia, one of the leading companies in the industry business in
Brazil, is a division of the Tome Group, which was created in 1973. Tome
Engenharia works to overcome the challenges in electro-mechanical erection and
assembly services, for various industrial areas, including power generation
plants, oil and gas, onshore and offshore plants and engineering, performing
EPC contracts for all of them.
Tome Group has a history of solid expansion in the Brazilian market. It
operates in the rigging area, ports and heavy loads movement and
transportation. Tome Group provides experience in special services, plus the
capacity to offer integrated and complete solutions to the clients. For more
information about Tome Engenharia, visit www.tome.com.br/02/.
Ferrostaal is a global EPC provider of industrial services in plant
construction and engineering. As a technology-independent system integrator,
the company offers development and management of projects, financial planning
and construction services for turnkey installations in the segments of
petrochemicals, power, renewables, oil and gas and special projects.
Ferrostaal is a company of MPC Industries GmbH of Hamburg, Germany. For more
information about Ferrostaal, visit www.ferrostaal.com.
Sisgraph markets solutions for Intergraph Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) in
Brazil and Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I) in South
America. Acquired by Hexagon AB – Intergraph's parent company – in 2011,
Sisgraph has been providing Intergraph solutions to Brazil for more than 30
years and has a technical team of more than 150 engineers and specialists with
deep knowledge of Intergraph products, their applications and the markets to
which they are destined. Sisgraph is the market leader in the areas of
geographic information systems, engineering and processes, utilities and
telecom, and public safety. For more information about Sisgraph, visit
Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial
software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and
governments in more than 60 countries rely on Intergraph's industry-specific
software to organize vast amounts of data to make processes and infrastructure
better, safer and smarter. The company's software and services empower
customers to build and operate more efficient plants and ships, create
intelligent maps, and protect critical infrastructure and millions of people
around the world.
Intergraph operates through two divisions: Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) and
Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I). Intergraph PP&M provides
enterprise engineering software for the design, construction, operation and
data management of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I
provides geospatially powered solutions, including ERDAS technologies, to the
public safety and security, defense and intelligence, government,
transportation, photogrammetry, and utilities and communications industries.
Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS) is an independent subsidiary for SG&I's
U.S. federal business.
Intergraph is part of Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B; www.hexagon.com), a
leading global provider of design, measurement, and visualization technologies
that enable customers to design, measure and position objects, and process and
For more information, visit www.intergraph.com.
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Contact: Mauricio Augusto Massano, Marketing Communications, Sisgraph,
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