• Lifting Heavy Objects and Structures?

    Learn how to perform a lifting analysis of a jacket, topside or equipment using SACS Connect Edition.

  • Reduce Design, Construction and Operational Costs?

    Understand how Bentley Digital Twin soluction will allow you to achieve these goals.

  • Running Dynamic Analysis?

    Learn how to extract mode shapes of your offshore structure using Bentley SACS.

  • Announcing MAXSURF and Multiframe CONNECT Edition Version 23 Update 6

    The MAXSURF development team is pleased to announce the release of MAXSURF and Multiframe CONNECT Edition 23.06.00 MAXSURF

    Here are some of the highlights in this update of MAXSURF:

    • Modeler: Support for quad-dominant meshes.
    • Modeler: Insert surface when bonding.
    • Stability: Tank free-surface properties.
    • Stability: Improved grounding calculation.
    • and numerous minor enhancements

    Full details on the changes made to MAXSURF…

  • Announcing MOSES CONNECT Edition Version 12 Update 6

    The MOSES development team is pleased to announce the release of MOSES CONNECT Edition 12.06.00.04.

    New Features

    MOSES version 12.06 includes a technology preview of an integrated wind turbine solver available with the OpenWindPower Floating Platform license. This close coupled approach links the AeroDyn module of OpenFAST with the MOSES time domain solver. For the first time our users will be able to model their floating…

  • Introducing SACS CONNECT Edition V16.1 - SES

    The SACS team is pleased to announce the release of SACSCONNECT Edition 16.1

    The SACS Version 16 installer can be downloaded from Software Downloads or the Fulfillment Center (a Bentley login is required).

    Full details on the changes made to SACS in version 16 Update 1 can be found in the SACS Readme File.

    The installation manual can be found here.

    The readme file can be downloaded from here.

    Release Highlights

    Tow - Fixed Gravity…

  • Starting with Bentley SACS Connect Edition?

    Learn how to model a Jacket Type structure and start to get familiar with SACS modeling techniques.

  • New Video Published in Bentley Offshore YouTube Channel: MOSES Intro

    In this video you will be able to understand how to:

    • Discuss the model hierarchy
    • Discover the new features in MOSES Modeler v12
    • Model a weather station (diffraction geometry including ballast compartments)
  • Offshore Structure under Fatigue Environment?

    Learn how to apply and analyze Spectral Wave Fatigue Analysis and Design of your jacket or topside structure using Bentley SACS Connect Edition.

  • Introducing SACS CONNECT Edition V16 - SES

    The SACS team is pleased to announce the release of SACSCONNECT Edition 16

    The SACS Version 16 installer can be downloaded from Software Downloads or the Fulfillment Center (a Bentley login is required).

    Full details on the changes made to SACS in version 15 Update 1 can be found in the SACS Readme File.

    The installation manual can be found here.

    The readme file can be downloaded from here.

    New Features

    New Features 1.1    iTwins…
  • Announcing MAXSURF and Multiframe CONNECT Edition Version 23 update 5

    The MAXSURF development team is pleased to announce the release of MAXSURF and Multiframe CONNECT Edition 23.05.00.139.

    New features in this release include:

    • Nesting (bin packing) of structural parts in Modeler
    • Quadrilateral elements in meshes in Modeler
    • IMS LPP files can be saved directly to files with .txt extension in Modeler
    • Improvements to the COM Automation interface for copying tables in Stability, Motions and…
  • Announcing MOSES CONNECT Edition Version 12 Update 5

    The MOSES development team is pleased to announce the release of MOSES CONNECT Edition 12.05.00.152.

    New Features

    MOSES version 12.05 includes a number of improvements to MOSES and MOSES Modeler. The key new feature is the export of structural results from MOSES frequency domain analyses to the Common Solution File (CSF) for structural post processing (technology preview). This will be particularly useful for transportation…

  • Announcing MOSES CONNECT Edition Version 12 Update 4

    The MOSES development team is pleased to announce the release of MOSES CONNECT Edition 12.04.00.78.

    New Features

    MOSES version 12.04 contains a number of new features including tools that allow for interoperability with NREL’s FAST, an aeroelastic wind turbine solver. The new features include:

    • A technology preview of the export of wave elevation at the global origin from the &ENV command ensuring identical wave environments…
  • Announcing MAXSURF and Multiframe CONNECT Edition Version 23 update 4

    The MAXSURF development team is pleased to announce the release of MAXSURF and Multiframe CONNECT Edition 23.04.00.76. Some highlights

    In the 3D Perspective views, an option for automatically moving the view rotation centre to the middle of the screen has been added. This video highlights some enhancements we have made to the model rotation in the perspective window.

    In Stability we have added the so-called Tow Tripping…

  • Announcing MOSES CONNECT Edition Version 12 Update 3

    The MOSES development team is pleased to announce the release of MOSES CONNECT Edition 12.03.00.104. 

    This version of MOSES includes updates to MOSES and the MOSES Modeler. These include:

    • Improvements to the interoperability macros available with the OpenWindPower licenses.
    • Automatic combination of results databases after batch and grid runs in the MOSES Executive.
    • Inclusion of user defined results tables with &BUILDG…
  • Announcing MAXSURF and Multiframe CONNECT Edition Version 23 update 3

    The MAXSURF development team is pleased to announce the release of MAXSURF and Multiframe CONNECT Edition 23.03.00.101. Some highlights

    This Youtube video highlights some of the new features available in this release, which are also described below.

    Some improvements have been made to the virtual trackball used to change the view orientation in the perspective window and also the way the view orientation sliders work…

  • Introducing SACS CONNECT Edition V15 Update 1 - SES

    The SACS team is pleased to announce the release of SACSCONNECT Edition 15 Update 1

    The SACS Version 15 Update 1 installer can be downloaded from Software Downloads or the Fulfillment Center (a Bentley login is required).

    Full details on the changes made to SACS in version 15 Update 1 can be found in the SACS Readme File.

    The installation manual can be found here.

    The readme file can be downloaded from here.

    New Features

    • Implement…
  • Announcing MOSES CONNECT Edition Version 12 Update 2

    The MOSES development team is pleased to announce the release of MOSES CONNECT Edition 12.02.00.30.

    This version of MOSES includes updates to MOSES and the MOSES Modeler. These include:

    • Improvements to the Bladed interoperability macros available with the OpenWindPower licenses.
    • Enhancements to the MOSES model verification procedure in MOSES Modeler.
    • PLATE and PANEL objects defined with MOSES Modeler can now reuse already…
  • Announcing MAXSURF and Multiframe CONNECT Edition Version 23 update 2

    The MAXSURF development team is pleased to announce the release of MAXSURF and Multiframe CONNECT Edition 23.02.00.28. Significant Changes Stability criteria with water on deck (WoD)

    It has recently come to our attention that there is a bug in some stability criteria when using water on deck. This affects only criteria which group together multiple individual criteria. The problem has existed since water on deck analysis…

  • MAXSURF Stability known issue

    MAXSURF Stability users: known issue #1128142: Stability criteria with water on deck (WoD)

    It has recently come to our attention that there is a bug in some stability criteria when using water on deck. This affects only criteria which group together multiple individual criteria. The problem has existed since water on deck analysis was introduced several years ago. The affected criteria are those derived from the parent…

  • Announcing MAXSURF and Multiframe CONNECT Edition Version 23 update 1

    The MAXSURF development team is pleased to announce the release of MAXSURF and Multiframe CONNECT Edition 23.01.00.117. Significant Changes Probabilistic Damage MSC.216(82) and MSC.421(98)

    It has come to our attention that there was an error in the way in which the probability of a damage condition occurring was calculated. This error occurred for conditions of multiple adjacent zones of damage and transverse subdivision…

  • MAXSURF past. present and future

    MAXSURF  23 was released at the end of last year; 2021 marks the 25th year of MAXSURF on Microsoft Windows whilst its predecessor MacSurf, on the Apple Macintosh platform, was first released in 1985. The developers behind the MAXSURF software are by and large naval architects and structural engineers, many of whom have been working on MAXSURF since the early days on the Windows platform (I started working for Formation…

  • Learning MAXSURF - Self-paced training material from 2011

    Just because its old doesn't mean its no good. I found some archived training material on my HDD today. This may be helpful if you are new to modelling with NURBS in MAXSURF Modeler:

    Learning MAXSURF - Self-paced training material from 2011

    This is somewhat dated self-paced training material that we created in 2011. However the underlying principles of how the software works are essentially the same. In the newer…

  • Announcing MOSES CONNECT Edition Version 12

    The MOSES development team is pleased to announce the release of MOSES CONNECT Edition 12.00.00.131. This is the first release of MOSES to include OpenWindPower features.

    New Features

    MOSES version 12 includes a number of new features including new tools that allow for interoperability with DNV GL's Bladed, an aeroelastic wind turbine aeroelastic solver. The new features include:

    • Improvements to trimesh generation and…
  • Announcing MAXSURF and Multiframe CONNECT Edition Version 23

    The MAXSURF development team is pleased to announce the release of MAXSURF and Multiframe CONNECT Edition 23.00.00.130. License consolidation

    To simplify our licensing and offer you more streamlined access to our newest, most advanced capabilities, we are consolidating our MAXSURF offerings. Previous offerings including MAXSURF (basic) worksuite, MAXSURF Modeler Advanced, MAXSURF Stability Advanced, and MAXSURF Stability…