Hull Basic Design

CADMATIC Hull allows you to 3D model the entire hull structure from hull surface import until the end of your project. With an intuitive user interface, we empower your designers to create GAs and other drawings and information for class approval.


Key benefits

  • Optimized for speed and ease of use
  • Intuitive interface to make your design simple
  • Powerful automatic functions
  • Quick and easy modifications 
  • Topological storing of hull structures
  • Avoid errors with rule-based engineering

Speed up and simplify your design process

CADMATIC Hull makes it easy for you to create steel structures, supporting you throughout the entire design process. We have used our industry knowledge to pack our software with powerful and flexible tools.

Import surface-based hull models directly from independent file formats. Define project parameters and grids. Create customizable dependencies in your modelling. And make use of the dedicated 2D drafting functionality to create and maintain general drawings and plans.

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Hull Basic Design

Take topology to the next level with HiLTop

The HiLTop module for CADMATIC Hull adds a new dimension to topology, empowering greater flexibility in your design projects. HiLTop gives you complete control over the basic structural layout of your ship, saving you time and money. Easily make far-reaching changes to your ship design through special dependencies controlled from a single location. It’s never been so easy to modify your basic 3D models.


Ulstein Verft – Hull & outfitting design of expedition cruise ship

The National Geographic Endurance is the first of two sister ships being constructed for Lindblad by Ulstein Verft. CADMATIC software was used for all the basic and detailed design of the vessel’s hull and outfitting.

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"The beauty of Cadmatic software is that you can work the way you want. There is no strict working order that works best."

Huib van der Pas, Construction Expert and Manager

Groot Ship Design

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Discover how CADMATIC Hull is tailored to your workflow

We make cooperation easy. In this webinar a shell specialist, an inner structure specialist, and a production specialist collaborate with Cadmatic.

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