The first section of this feature on computing briefly reviews the status of the marine computing industry. This is followed by short writeups describing some of the computer programs on the market. The programs described are: Mariner, a payroll and personnel system; Foran, an integrated CAD/CAE/CAM system for the design and production of ships; Nautilus, a three-category package covering hull definition and fairing, design analysis and construction aids; Ship Loading Programs from Ocean Motions Co., for computing intact, grounded, damaged and flooded stability and strength; Ballast, a shipboard stability program for both naval and commercial vessels; Shipwrite, a cargo loading system; Steerbear and Autokon, design packages for the shipbuilding and offshore industries; RAST, an administrative program for project management and for maintenance management; Computerized Planned Maintenance System from Denholm; Tradeware, a liner/agency system developed to improve the flow of information between all the trading partners involved in an intermodal shipping chain; and Ship Manager, a management software system from Nautical Technology Corporation.

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  • Accession Number: 00660579
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM