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Category: Ship Design

NAPA partners with industry leaders to increase passenger ship safety in European Commission funded FLARE project

The Flooding Accident Response project, FLARE, will target a risk-based methodology for “live” flooding risk assessment and control, by developing a generic and holistic risk model with potential application to both newbuildings and existing ships  Helsinki, Finland 11 December 2019 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider, has joined forces with […]

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NAPA integrates hydrodynamics into the initial ship design for greener shipping

NAPA streamlines the design process by integrating the hydrodynamic analysis. NAPA is best known for its comprehensive set of tools for flexible 3D modeling and ship stability analysis. What is less widely appreciated is that NAPA also has efficient tools for hydrodynamics analysis to support the process of hull form design. To deliver cleaner and […]

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NAPA Steel Initial Training (Americas), February 2020

All that you need to get started with structural design using NAPA Steel! NAPA’s new, intuitive tools, such as NAPA Designer for geometry modelling, NAPA Drafting for intelligent classification drawings, automatic FEM Mesh Generation and Class Society Interfaces to the most common rule check software are now available for you. Previous NAPA experience is not […]

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NAPA Initial Training, February 2020

Dive into the World of NAPA! 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 start and after defining all the necessary definitions, conduct calculations and output with the created model. This four-day course is […]

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NAPA Steel Initial Training, March 2020

All that you need to get started with structural design using NAPA Steel! NAPA’s new, intuitive tools, such as NAPA Designer for geometry modelling, NAPA Drafting for intelligent classification drawings, automatic FEM Mesh Generation and Class Society Interfaces to the most common rule check software are now available for you. Previous NAPA experience is not […]

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NAPA Release 2019.2

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About NAPA Release 2019.2 Welcome to the launch of the second NAPA Release of 2019, we’re really excited by the potential applications for all the tools we’ve created and updated since NAPA Release 2019.1. Our team of engineers and developers has been working hard to identify, investigate, and improve […]

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Process integration of structural design promoted by 3D model based approval

by Takayoshi Masui, Deputy Managing Director, NAPA Japan The history of ship design approval is two dimensional, the future of ship design approval is three dimensional. Although this verdict has been announced every year for the last decade, it doesn’t make it any less true today. You can still find one or two people who […]

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NAPA User Meeting 2020

  At NAPA we believe that the best user experience comes through developing our solutions together with the customer. This is why we want to hear from you; how you are using NAPA software, what’s working, and more importantly, where you’d like to see it going next. NAPA User Meeting 2020 is again an event […]

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NAPA Release 2019.1

    NAPA Release 2019.1 has been published NAPA Release 2019.1 installation packages (NAPA, NAPA Designer and NAPA Drafting) are now available for downloading in the NAPA Customers’ web service. In order to access the service, it is required to login with the personal username and password. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate […]

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See new NAPA Designer hull form features at NAPA User Meeting 2019

by Jukka Määttänen, NAPA Design Solutions NAPA has set the industry standard when it comes to hull form design. Our unique hull design methodology allows better control and flexibility for your design work, and a wide majority of the world’s hull forms are currently designed with NAPA tools. We are currently renewing our hull form […]

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