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Usuki Shipyard expands its ship design tools with NAPA 3D Models

Over the last eight years, Usuki Shipyard in Japan has been expanding its use of NAPA’s ship design tools. The team from the Basic Design Section of the Ship Design Department is now looking to expand its use of NAPA 3D Models to include the design of onboard equipment. Usuki Shipyard has around 150 employees […]

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NAPA Viewer 2022.1

A new version of NAPA Viewer is out now! NAPA Viewer 2022.1 enables more efficient design review by offering a new walk-through view mode, visualization of 3D CAD components and annotation of 2D sections to create instant 2D drawing views. NAPA Viewer A new web-based solution, NAPA Viewer, enables easy access to up-to-date NAPA 3D […]

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NAPA Stand Talk at SMM 2022: Revolution of 3D based ship design

At SMM 2022 in Hamburg, we had several interesting stand talks with our customers. On Tuesday, NAPA’s Tommi Kurki and Mikko Forss discussed with Sebastiano Battagli (Technical Manager) and Caterina Benedetti (Basic Design Team Leader) from Meccano Engineering about the benefits of NAPA in the concept design phase. For instance, by using NAPA, Meccano Engineering […]

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Information hub: Advancing ship design innovation and solving practical challenges

From automated design optimization and information sharing, to a fully 3D design and approval process, we’re constantly working with our partners to find new ways to improve the design process.

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NAPA Initial Online Training

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 Steel Initial Online Training

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

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

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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