Royal Navy renews commitment to QinetiQ’s SeaWeigh on-board Loading Computer Software
The software has been used by the Royal Navy for over 10 years in support of on-board stability guidance, ensuring compliance with the relevant regulations. In addition, SeaWeigh has the functionality to aid in the decision making process during and after an emergency incident. The maintenance contract includes support for the development of SeaWeigh to ensure the specialist requirements of the Royal Navy are met.
Ian Randles, Warship Support Lead Naval Architect, MOD, said: “We use SeaWeigh on all of our naval ships. With the software being used on both ship and shore-based facilities it ensures we are able to meet our own strict operating requirements. Importantly the software is easy to use by on-board ship staff and is supported by a comprehensive training programme.”
QinetiQ’s SeaWeigh Loading Computer Software is based on a 3D model of the vessel, and is compliant with the latest standards for stability assessment. It is used extensively on naval vessels, and is positioned to meet new and emerging damage stability requirements, as in the case of tankers.
Gareth Draper, Marine Design Software Manager at QinetiQ, said: “At a time when regulations are becoming even more challenging to meet, SeaWeigh is a proven and effective LCS and we are constantly adding to SeaWeigh’s functionality to expand its capabilities.”
SeaWeigh forms part of QinetiQ’s International Maritime Consultancy and Software (IMCS) capability. IMCS offers proven services and solutions to ship builders, ship owners and ship designers, covering the entire maritime industry including cruise ships, dry cargo vessels, fast and conventional ferries and offshore support vessels, tankers and gas carriers.
More information about SeaWeigh and IMCS is available on the QinetiQ website.
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