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Gulf Coast Shipyard Group Selects Viewpoint to Support Growth and Innovation

Portland, Ore. – WEBWIRE

Viewpoint Construction Software®, a leading provider of innovative software solutions to the construction industry, is pleased to announce that Mississippi-based Gulf Coast Shipyard Group, Inc. has selected Viewpoint as its new technology partner, purchasing Vista™ by Viewpoint, Viewpoint For Mobile and Viewpoint for Content Management, all hosted in Viewpoint’s Cloud. Gulf Coast Shipyard Group, Inc. is a leader in the design and construction of offshore commercial vessels, offshore and inland barges, oil spill response and patrol vessels, as well as oil field support vessels. Gulf Coast has yards located in New Orleans, L.A. and Gulfport, M.S.

Gulf Coast’s previous ERP environment was anchored by an antiquated system that left them extremely vulnerable to information loss and offered very limited functionality, especially in the area of project and cost visibility. Gulf Coast was looking for an ERP solution that could support the growth of its current product focus as well as its focus on new products, as they expand into the commercial shipbuilding market.

“We evaluated nine different software providers, helping to ensure we found the right fit for our needs. Viewpoint demonstrated a user-friendly interface, superior functionality and the kind of forward-thinking philosophy that I believe will consistently increase their market share. I feel we are partnering with a company that will lead the construction software industry for years to come”” stated Mitchell Skrmetta, Controller at Gulf Coast. “The project management and collaboration functionality in Vista offers the potential for significant savings from both a cost and resource standpoint. It will also allow us to better our processes, adding real value to our bottom line.”

About Gulf Coast Shipyard Group
Gulf Coast Shipyard Group Inc. is a leader in the design and construction of offshore commercial vessels, offshore and inland barges, oil spill response and patrol vessels—as well as oil field support vessels—in aluminum, steel and composite. Vessels range from 10 meters to 125 meters in length. Gulf Coast Shipyard Group’s in-house engineering and under-cover construction facilities ensure quality workmanship and on-time delivery. For more information, please visit

About Viewpoint Construction Software
Viewpoint is a global provider of innovative construction-specific software solutions and services that offer the AEC and owner communities the tools they need to improve project profitability and visibility, manage risk, and effectively collaborate with project owners and the entire project team. Viewpoint solutions include everything needed from preconstruction to construction and facilities maintenance, and are offered on a variety of platforms, including Cloud, Mobile, SaaS and On Premises. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, USA, and with offices in the UK and Australia, Viewpoint has become the technology partner of choice, with customers located across the globe in more than 28 countries which include more than 30 percent of the ENR 400, and partnerships with more of the top 50 mechanical and electrical contractors in the United States than any other construction software provider. For more information, please visit


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