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Japanese Kyokuyo Shipyard to improve its structural design process with NAPA Steel

NAPA’s customer base has grown steadily for NAPA Steel. We are honoured to announce the newest NAPA Steel user in Japan; Kyokuyo Shipyard Corporation. We welcome Kyokuyo Shipyard to benefit from the productivity gains and competitive advantages enabled by NAPA’s modern, integrated 3D solution for ship structure design.

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Kyokuyo Shipyard’s Journey to NAPA Steel Use

Kyokuyo Shipyard Corporation is a Japanese shipyard building variety of ships having high added-value and high economic performance with modern technologies and talented employees. An example of a 548 TEU type container carrier delivered in 2015 December to Imoto Lines Ltd is shown in the end of this article.

Mr. Hiromichi Aiba, Manager at Fundamental Design Department says:

“We have been seeking for suitable 3D structure design software for many years to enable assisting our superior design. After thorough benchmark tests, we made a decision to purchase NAPA Steel in the beginning of 2016. We are impressed by the evolution of NAPA Steel, especially by the development of state-of-the-art 3D modelling tool “NAPA Designer”, as well as by NAPA’s professional customer service.

Our story of NAPA Steel utilization has just started. We are interested in evolving our design process with full utilization of NAPA Steel.”

NAPA Steel Solution for Structural Design

Utilized by leading shipyards and design consultancies, NAPA Steel offers a new level of speed and flexibility for structural design. NAPA Steel is an integrated tool for various structural design tasks. It supports structural design from the initial design phases to the classification drawings and rule check. NAPA Steel minimizes risks by securing consistent design right from the beginning and improves through-put and total cost of design.

NAPA Steel delivers value through:

  • Intuitive 3D modelling tool NAPA Designer
  • Accurate weight estimation
  • High quality auto FE modelling
  • NAPA Drafting – state-of-the-art drawing tools and information exchange from NAPA 3D product model
  • Rule interfaces to most of the leading class society rule check software

We are proud to be able to contribute to our customers’ cost-efficiency and competitive product design by providing NAPA’s modern, effective 3D design solutions for the ship structure design. Better tools lead to better designs. 

NATORI

NATORI
548TEU type Container carrier
Imoto Lines ,Ltd.

http://www.imotoline.co.jp/eng/index.html

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