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NAPA Initial Online Training, September 2022

Dive into the World of NAPA, online! The initial training course is intended for people with none or very little NAPA knowledge. After the course, the participants have basic knowledge about NAPA as a ship design and statutory calculation program. The participants are able to create their own ship project from scratch and after defining […]

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NAPA Initial Online Training (Americas), September 2022

Dive into the World of NAPA, online! The initial training course is intended for people with none or very little NAPA knowledge. The training session is dedicated only to Americas time-zones. After the course, the participants have basic knowledge about NAPA as a ship design and statutory calculation program. The participants are able to create […]

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NAPA Steel Initial Online Training, September 2022

Dive into the World of NAPA Steel, online! 3D structural model, ship & blocks weight calculation, FE auto meshing, direct interface to almost all class structural design software, easy class drawings? Does this make your plates buckle? Join the course and find out more! The initial training course is intended for people with none or […]

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NAPA Macro&Output Online Training, October 2022

Dive into the World of macros, Managers and NAPA Output! Do you have modelling and calculations ready and are now struggling with the output? Want to learn how to develop tools for output which can be applied in all projects? These tools will save time and money since the output will be generated easily and […]

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NAPA Damage Stability Online Training, October 2022

Dive into the World of NAPA Damage Stability, online! Interested in learning more about deterministic or probabilistic damage stability, criteria or heeling moments definitions? Join the course now and get all the knowledge needed to perform damage stability calculations. The training course is intended for people with existing basic NAPA knowledge. Schedule and contents Monday […]

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Three Maritime Transition Scenarios: Uncertainty is inescapable, but we can still make good decisions today

by Mikko Forss, NAPA Design Solutions, and Pekka Pakkanen, NAPA Shipping Solutions   How can we speed up the decarbonization transition and develop a more sustainable and profitable maritime ecosystem? At NAPA we were one of 13 companies that participated in a unique scenario-based analysis of this important question. A key outcome was that it […]

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NAPA Release 2022.1

The first NAPA Release of 2022 is now live, bringing significant updates on key elements of calculation and modeling functionality, including probabilistic damage stability, structural design and finite element meshing. Moreover, new functionalities aim to further enhance user experience, without compromising on quality and performance. All the changes in the software can be found in […]

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SMM 2022

The NAPA team is looking forward to meeting you at the 30th SMM in September.   Want to pre-book a meeting with the NAPA Team at SMM? If you want to meet with NAPA, send us a note using the form below, and we will get in touch with you to agree on a time. […]

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Creating flexible designs for sustainable, future-proof vessels

To create the sustainable fleets of the future, key decisions must be made from the very beginning of the design process. This includes creating flexible designs that will enable a ship to incorporate new fuels and technologies throughout its lifecycle, as well as a comprehensive assessment of emissions for each unique design. To meet the […]

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The devil is in the details – why early FE analysis is essential?

Ships are large structures with a tremendous number of details that often aren’t given enough attention to in the early design stages, which can grow into major issues later on. Introducing the feedback of finite element (FE) analysis earlier in the design journey can help to pinpoint these problems, and zoom in on the right […]

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