KUALA LUMPUR, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine Engineering (SHI-ME) Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd., has successfully delivered the first ship yard designed using AVEVA Marine.

SHI-ME is one of Japan's leading shipyards and has been building ships for over 110 years. It was one of the first yards in Japan to subscribe to AVEVA Marine. SHI-ME started designing the 105,000 DWT Jasmin Joy in April 2007 and handed the Oil Tanker over to the owner in early April 2009.

Masao Takekawa, Director, SHI-ME, said:

Quality and efficiency of our design have been improved with AVEVA Marine. We at SHI-ME practice the 'Toyota Production System' concept, which will be enhanced with the aid of AVEVA Marine. We believe these efficient solutions are key ingredients to success in today's competitive and very challenging shipbuilding world.

Peter Finch, President, AVEVA Asia Pacific, said:

Since AVEVA launched AVEVA Marine, over 30 customers in Asia Pacific have subscribed to this world-leading set of solutions. AVEVA Marine has been contributing significantly to the improvements in quality and productivity in these shipyards.

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