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ClassNK updates ship design software

ClassNK reports that it has released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR), developed in response to the IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC & OT).

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}In version 3.5.0 the design evaluation function for the prescriptive calculation software has been given a wider scope, and additional options such as an evaluation function for bottom slamming have been added to the direct calculation software.

The application’s initial design function, a function for quick sectional evaluation, is also now capable of being used for structural arrangements in the fore and aft part of the ship, including the engine room, in addition to the cargo hold region of the ship.

PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) is provided to the industry free of charge, for the performance of rule calculations in line with the CSR BC & OT.{/mprestriction}

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