DSME Selects NAPA Steel to Transform Ship Design Processes

DSME will use NAPA Steel at both the initial and the detailed design stages. With 3D model-based software DSME is able to compete in a market where designers need to react faster than ever in response to complex demands from owners, class societies and international regulators, as they create the ships of the future.  The selection of NAPA Steel by yet another world leading shipyard is evidence of a paradigm shift occurring in vessel design. Read more here

Center: Ilmo Kuutti, President of NAPA Group (left) shakes hands with Kwan-Won Sohn, Head of Ship Business Unit at DSME after signing the contract in Geoje on 6 February 2018

NAPA Publishes Research on Calculation Methods for Damage Stability

A full-length scientific article on calculation of the righting lever curve for a damaged ship, written by three NAPA stability experts, Pekka Ruponen, Teemu Manderbacka and Daniel Lindroth has been published in an international peer-reviewed journal Ocean Engineering.  Read more and download the article, here.

Did you miss the NAPA - C-Job Webinar "The Evolution of Ship Design" in December 2017? No worries, watch it now!

NAPA and C-Job Naval Architects organized a webinar in December 2017 on the implementation of Accelerated Concept Design. You are welcomed to join the webinar to listen what C-Job's Thijs Muller and NAPA's Jan Furustam had to tell about this way to automate and optimize the concept stage of the ship design process using genetic algorithms together with a 3D model developed for early design phases. 

Link to the webinar recording: https://vimeo.com/249401433/9a791b0aab

NAPA Launches Plug and Play, Zero Installation Fleet Performance Monitoring Service

NAPA Fleet Intelligence, a cloud-based web service for fleet operational insight, delivers highly accurate efficiency data for any ship in the world

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NAPA Fleet Intelligence is a game changer making voyage analysis easy. It offers

  • Voyage-by-voyage analysis of fuel efficiency for any conventionally powered vessel 
  • Access to performance monitoring data for 55,000+ vessels and 6.5 million voyages
  • Instant access through a web portal, with no onboard equipment or installations
  • Results based on AIS data, weather and environmental monitoring, and hydrodynamic calculations from NAPA’s in-house experts
  • Standardized, readily analysed and easy to understand reporting across owned, time chartered and voyage chartered vessels
  • Verification of noon-reports
  • Help to identify fleets and vessels which operate inefficiently and to do further analysis

For further information visit http://fleetintelligence.napa.fi. Welcome to visit the NAPA team at Nor-Shipping 2017 exhibition in Norway this week to hear more about NAPA Fleet Intelligence. 

Success Stories

NAPA's 3D Design Tools Drive Productivity at SUNGDONG

Structural design throughput time for whole vessel models reduced by up to four weeks with NAPA Designer and NAPA Steel Read more »

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 th... Read more »

NAPA Data Analysis leads to €3 million investment and first commercial order for Norsepower

NAPA analysis verifies that twice the rotor sails delivers double fuel savings; 6.1% reduction in fuel consumption recorded, avoiding 1,200 tonnes of CO2 emissions annually. Read more »

ClassNK-NAPA GREEN - a Comprehensive Eco-Efficiency Solution for Ship Owners and Operators

ClassNK-NAPA GREEN offers ship owners and operators a comprehensive solution to reduce fuel costs and emissions. It is a total solution for planning, monitoring and follow-up of ship operations. Th... Read more »

Bore - NAPA collaboration demonstrates environmental and financial value of operational efficiency software

1,000 tonnes of CO2 saved plus 5.8% reduction in fuel consumption, equivalent to $210,000 Read more »


Feb 06, 2018

DSME Selects NAPA Steel to Transform Ship Design Processes

Helsinki, Finland/Geoje, Korea – 6 February 2018 – Leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider NAPA has announced that DSME, one of the world’s leading shipyards, has selected 3D model-based NAPA Steel software to streamline design processes and meet the needs of 21st century naval architects and structure designers.

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Jan 15, 2018

NAPA Training Course Schedule - Spring 2018

The NAPA training program featuring courses for both beginners and advanced NAPA users. All courses are arranged in Helsinki, Finland, if not otherwise stated.

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Dec 07, 2017

C-Job Chooses NAPA to Accelerate Vessel Concept Design with Darwinian Theory and 3D Models

• Breakthrough in processing capabilities means that designs evolve autonomously, allowing designers to take bold leaps to find the ‘fittest’ candidates • Method speeds up ship design process, giving owners and operators more confidence in final design • Webinars on 13th and 14th December to demonstrate collaboration in action

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Dec 01, 2017

NAPA Fleet Intelligence wins The Solution of the Year award at Fathom's Smart Ship Awards 2017

The winner of the smart service or solution award is NAPA, the digital software company for its recently released NAPA Fleet Intelligence solution. This is the industry’s first web service that provides fleet owners with access to operational insights without the need for costly and laborious on-board installations. Learn more about our award-winning solution: https://buff.ly/2ilNXQN

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Oct 12, 2017

NAPA:n sähköisen laivapäiväkirjan käyttö sai hyväksynnän Suomessa

Liikenteen turvallisuusvirasto Trafi on hyväksynyt merenkulun ohjelmisto- ja palvelutalo NAPA:n sähköisen laivapäiväkirjan, NAPA Logbookin, käytön sähköisenä laivapäiväkirjana Suomen lipun alla olevilla aluksilla. Suomen merilakiin tehty muutos mahdollistaa laivapäiväkirjan käytön sähköisessä muodossa ja varustamot voivat ottaa sen käyttöön ilman erillisiä lupamenettelyjä.

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Oct 12, 2017

Användningen av NAPAs elektroniska loggbok godkändes i Finland

Trafiksäkerhetsverket Trafi har godkänt användningen av NAPA Logbook, som utvecklats av det finska mjukvaru- och serviceföretaget NAPA, som en elektronisk loggbok på fartyg under finsk flagg. Den senaste ändringen i sjöfartslagen tillåter användning av loggböcker i elektronisk form även i Finland, och rederier kan ta den i bruk utan separata tillståndsförfaranden.

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Aug 16, 2017

MRV made easy by new functionality in NAPA performance monitoring systems

Existing users of NAPA Shipping Solutions, ClassNK-NAPA GREEN and NAPA-DSME Power® can achieve compliance with new MRV reporting requirements

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Jul 19, 2017

NAPA and NDES announce co-operation on system collaboration and engineering service business for shipbuilding

Co-operation begins with interfaces for NAPA Steel and NDES Beagle, linking early-stage design with production planning

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May 29, 2017

NAPA Launches Plug & Play, Zero Installation Fleet Performance Monitoring

Cloud-based web service for fleet operational insight delivers highly accurate efficiency data for any ship

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Mar 29, 2017

Ilmo Kuutti appointed as President of NAPA Group

New organization to serve maritime industry even better

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Feb 13, 2017

Hyundai Heavy Industries Chooses NAPA Steel for Paradigm Shift in Ship Design

Hyundai Heavy Industries achieves paradigm shift in ship design by using new 3D model-based software from NAPA

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Apr 11, 2018 - Apr 13, 2018

Sea Japan 2017

Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Center, Japan

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Jun 05, 2018 - Jun 06, 2018

NAPA User Meeting 2018

Scandic Park Hotel, Helsinki 5 - 6 June, 2018.

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Sep 04, 2018 - Sep 07, 2018

SMM 2018

Hamburg, Germany

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