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Over 30 Years of Maritime Software Excellence

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In its over 30 years of operation, NAPA has become a global leader in developing and scaling software, services and data analysis for a safer, smarter, and more sustainable maritime industry.

Headquartered in Finland, NAPA employs 190 people in the fields of naval architecture, shipping, and information technology.  NAPA Group operates globally and has a presence in Japan, Korea, China, Singapore, the USA, Germany, Greece, Romania and India.

To date, NAPA has 420 user organizations for its design solutions, nearly 3,000 installations onboard vessels and a growing number of subscribers for its cloud-based fleet services.

Key figures

Over 30 years of experience

23.8 million euros in turnover

190 employees

Offices in 10 countries

95% of newbuilds yearly built by NAPA customers

12 000 active users for NAPA applications

History of NAPA

From its beginnings as a small business unit at the Wärtsilä shipyard in Finland in the 1970s, to becoming a truly global company with nearly 200 employees in ten countries around the world, NAPA’s growth has been a testament to focus, quality and expertise. Get on board and sail the NAPA journey through over 30 years with us.

1970s

NAPA software development started at Wärtsilä shipyard

1987

Development group organized as NAPA Business Unit of Wärtsilä-owned Witec Oy

1989

Napa Oy (Ltd) founded

1994

NAPA certified by Nippon Kaiji Kyokai

1995

Onboard-Napa Oy (Ltd) founded

1998

Initiating a new product NAPA Steel

1999

Launching a new safety concept for damage control and decision support

2001

Representation office in Japan

2002

Representation office in China

2005

Representation office in Korea

2005

Launching a new product line - NAPA Ship Performance Solutions

2007

Napa Japan KK founded

2008

Napa Software Services India Pvt. Ltd founded

2008

Napa Romania SRL founded

2009

Internationalization Award presented by Tarja Halonen, President of the Republic of Finland

2009

Finland's best IT company award by Tietoviikko, Finnish publication for IT professionals

2009

Napa Korea Ltd founded

2011

Launching of NAPA-DSME Power

2012

Launching of ClassNK-NAPA GREEN

2012

Representation office in Singapore

2013

Napa Software (Shanghai) Co. founded

2014

ClassNK acquires NAPA

2014

NAPA operations in Greece start

2014

Onboard-Napa Ltd is merged with Napa Ltd

2015

NAPA operations in Germany start

2017

Napa Software USA llc. founded

2017

Launching of NAPA Fleet Intelligence and NAPA Voyage Optimization

2019

NAPA celebrates its 30-year-anniversary

2022

Launching of NAPA Navigational Risk Monitoring

Our values

NAPA lives up to its values every day. The values determine how we treat our customers, partners and fellow Naparians. They are the basis for our work to develop safer, greener and more intelligent and innovative solutions for maritime industry.

Reliability first

NAPA secures reliable software solutions in the safety-critical marine industry

Enjoy working together

Learning from and respecting each other provides a healthy and pleasant working environment

Commitment builds trust

Honesty, openness, and keeping our promises create a trusting relationship with our clients, colleagues, and co-operation partners

Courage leads the way

We are committed to and believe in our goals

Success through learning

Expertise and professionalism are the foundations of innovation and an empowered organization