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NAPA Contract Design

The ability to build optimal designs quickly in the ship concept phase is crucial for winning and successful delivering contracts. NAPA enables the optimal contract design solution for any kind of floating vessel. As industry leader, NAPA also offers enhanced integration to customers’ processes.

NAPA is the tool for the naval architect in any marine engineering project


Obtaining an optimum contract design solution before contract

  • Quick and easy creation of entire ship’s 3D model, including surfaces and compartments
  • Unequalled speed of displaying design variations for time-efficient identification of the optimal solution
  • Performance of relevant naval architectural analyses and assurance of the technical and regulatory feasibility of the design
  • Swift and facile modification of design and geometry changes
  • Seamless interface to basic design – equivalent NAPA modules serve the needs of basic design, design approval and delivery documentation
  • Applicability and flexibility for designing any type of ship or floating structure

NAPA Contract Design key features

  • Hull form design
  • Compartments and internal geometry
  • Speed and power prediction
  • Hydrostatics and stability
  • Loading conditions
  • Seakeeping and maneuvering
  • Stability criteria check
  • Longitudinal strength
  • Weight and cost estimation
  • Required freight rate studies
  • Freeboard and tonnage calculation
  • General purpose optimization tools
  • Drawings and reporting

For ship designers

Flexible and efficient design tools for the contracting phase, enabling rapid design changes and optimization

For shipyards

Integrated system ranging from contract design to class drawings and delivery documents

For offshore design

Design tools supporting contracting of offshore structures: modelling and analysis capabilities surpassing common design challenges

NAPA Statutory Compliance and NAPA Steel provide a seamless continuation of the design work in the basic and detail design phases.

Success Stories

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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 »

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Phone: +358 9 22 8131

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