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NAPA is used at over 120 shipyards around the world. NAPA development was originally started at a shipyard, and therefore, it fits the demanding needs of shipyards.

Major shipyards use NAPA

Create new designs with NAPA

NAPA is used to design any type of floating structure. Many of our customers use it extensively for creating new designs. While it works efficiently for producing accurate results, it also accommodates most designers' needs in the early and basic design phases. From the first sketches through hull design and fairing, basic structural design and performance predictions to statutory calculations and delivery documents, only one tool is needed: NAPA.

Benefits for the shipyards

  • Suitable for all types of ships and offshore structures
  • Support from conceptual design to class drawings
  • Fit for the process of producing delivery documents
  • Wide suite of integrated applications
  • Used by many leading class societies
  • Regular customer service and system maintenance

Main solutions for shipyards

Hull Form and Performance

Contract Design



NAPA Steel


Major shipyards around the world trust NAPA.

NAPA Customers

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 D... 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 NA... 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... 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... 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 »