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Category: Ship Design

Welcome to ISSW2019 – the 17th International Ship Stability Workshop in Helsinki

NAPA is hosting the 17th International Ship Stability Workshop with Aalto University in Helsinki on 10th-12th of June 2019. The ISSW and STAB (International Conference on Stability of Ships and Ocean Vehicles) are the most representative professional meetings in the fields of ship stability and safety, attracting international top researches and representatives of shipping companies, […]

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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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Managing design complexity for cruise vessels with NAPA Steel

Wismar, Germany / Helsinki, Finland   In the 55 years between 1940 and 1995, the record for the largest passenger ship changed hands twice. In the 24 years since 1995 that record has been broken 11 times. With additional size comes additional complexity, and it’s no different for the design process. MV Werften has developed […]

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PROSTEP and NAPA successfully completed their first joint co-operation project for Meyer Turku

Darmstadt/Helsinki, 26 March 2019 A partnership between PROSTEP, the product lifecycle management (PLM) consulting and solutions company and NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider, has successfully completed a ship design solution development project for Meyer Turku, one of the world’s leading shipbuilders. Increasingly, shipyards function as integrators between multiple parties in […]

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NAPA User Meetings

Customer Experiences – Technical Workshops –  Training – NAPA Labs – Networking NAPA User Meetings bring together NAPA users from all around the world to hear about the latest developments of NAPA, to learn new ways to use our solutions, and to share experiences and ideas with peers and NAPA experts. They provide an excellent […]

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Using operational data, 3D product models, and digital structure analyses to estimate a ship’s life cycle

by Tapio Hulkkonen and Teemu Manderbacka For most of maritime history it has been difficult to assess the real environmental history of a ship. Its classification society records will give you information about any mechanical or structural defects that have had to be fixed. What those records won’t tell you are the storms it has […]

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Using flooding simulation analysis to improve SOLAS damage stability results

by Daniel Lindroth, NAPA Design Solutions When it entered service in 1912, the Titanic was the largest passenger ship in the world. During its construction it was hailed as “practically unsinkable,” and as the journalist Walter Lord wrote in his history of the ship, “[This] was the considered opinion of experts at the time.” The tragic […]

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NAPA Initial Training, September 2019

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 Output Training, September 2019

Learn how to make your processes more efficient! Modelling and calculations ready and struggling with the output? A participant will learn to develop tools which can be applied with all projects. The output tools will save time and money when the output can be generated easily and efficiently. Contents The course starts with an introduction […]

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