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Integration of NAPA and NAPA Designer

Posted: May 16, 2018

NAPA User Meeting 2018 will reveal how we are integrating NAPA and NAPA Designer. Participate NAPA Clinic and share y... Read more »

New NAPA Reporting Tools under Development

Posted: May 16, 2018

NAPA User Meeting 2018 will provide a sneak preview on our plans of renewing the NAPA Reporting Tools Read more »

New FEM Functionality for NAPA Design

Posted: May 14, 2018

Come and check the new FEM functionality for NAPA Design. It will be on display at NAPA User Meeting 2018 Read more »

Get involved in ongoing NAPA development projects

Posted: May 08, 2018

NAPA Clinic is arranged at the User Meeting in Helsinki 5-6 June 2018 NAPA Clinic is an interactive session where... Read more »

NAPA publishes research on calculation methods for damage stability

Posted: Jan 19, 2018

A full-length scientific article on calculation of the righting lever curve for a damaged ship, written by three NAPA... Read more »

NAPA Steel User: Samsung Heavy Industries

Posted: Aug 25, 2014

South Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has become a global leader in the high-tech highvalue shipbuilding, nota... Read more »

Customer always comes first: Sanoyas

Posted: Aug 25, 2014

Leading Japanese shipbuilder Sanoyas uses innovative NAPA systems to improve vessel design and operational efficiency... Read more »

The appeal of NAPA Steel

Posted: Aug 25, 2014

First unveiled in 1998, NAPA Steel has become the early stage structural design package of choice for designers and s... Read more »

Achieving goals together: Wan Hai Lines

Posted: Aug 25, 2014

Leading Taiwanese carrier Wan Hai Lines chose ClassNK-NAPA GREEN ship efficiency software for WAN HAI 516, a 4,680teu... Read more »

Industry partnership: STENA LINE

Posted: Aug 25, 2014

ClassNK-NAPA GREEN is set to become a vital element of Stena Line's energy saving programme. Europe's leading freight... Read more »

Ship & Bunker - August 2014: How Real Time Software Provides a Bunker Fraud Firewall

Posted: Aug 13, 2014

Industry Insight by Esa Henttinen, Executive Vice President, NAPA for Operations Read more »

Experimental and numerical study on progressive flooding in full-scale

Posted: Jun 18, 2012

(DOI No: 10.3940/rina.2010.a4.195) P. Ruponen, Napa Ltd, Finland P. Kurvinen, Aalto University School of Science an... Read more »

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 »


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