The current most important FORAN user in China, Wuhan Ship Development and Design Institute (WSDDI), has extended the FORAN contract with SENER.

At the end December 2014, WSDDI signed a contract with SENER’s partner in Beijing, United Force Corporation (UFC), for additional licenses of FORAN system and relevant services. The extended licenses include FORAN packages of hull structure, machinery and outfitting, electrical, drafting, import / export JT, FORAN-PLM Link and FORAN-FEM Link.

WSDDI is one of the most influential design offices in China with more than 50 years of experience in the design of all kind of vessels and other marine activities.

Since FORAN was implemented into WSDDI five years ago, the firm has been a main design tool in the company and has been used in important projects.

SENER’s Marine Unit is strengthening its presence in Asia as China, Japan and South Korea are currently the worldwide leaders in shipbuilding.