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NAPA Release 2023.2

The second NAPA Release of 2023 is now live! All the changes in the software can be found in the NAPA Release Notes 2023.2 document, which is available in NAPAnet, with the installation packages. NAPA Release 2023.2 highlights: Faster creation and management of loading conditions Many user-requested improvements for intact and damage stability analysis Towards […]

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HD Hyundai Heavy Industries, NAPA and CADMATIC join forces to develop digital shipyard

Partnership between software providers and the world’s largest shipyard will digitalize and streamline the ship design and construction process, enabling the fast-paced innovation needed to support shipping’s decarbonization transition.  Ulsan, Helsinki and Turku, 18 January 2024 – HD Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s largest shipyard, has announced a joint development project (JDP) with NAPA and […]

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How to model your alternative fuels future

Want to know what your fleet’s alternative fuels future will look like? You’re not alone. As new energy sources make their entry on global fleets, shipping is craving certainty. But there is no need for fortune-telling – instead, simulation tools can reveal what to expect in terms of new ship designs, operations, and costs, for […]

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SDARI, BV and NAPA joint project validates benefits of 3D model-based classification approvals

20 November 2023: Bureau Veritas (BV), a world leader in testing, inspection and certification, the Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI) and NAPA, a global provider of maritime software and data services, have completed the first phase of a Joint Development Project (JDP) to enable 3D model-based approvals for the classification of ships.    […]

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Taking wind propulsion to the next level with voyage optimization

A joint simulation project between NAPA, Norsepower, and Sumitomo Heavy Industries has validated the emissions reduction potential of combining wind propulsion with voyage optimization. The results so far are impressive, confirming that the technologies can deliver up to 28% emissions reductions on average – but we are not stopping there. Phase two of the project […]

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Collaborate on more efficient design today for greener ships tomorrow

The NAPA User Meeting 2023 has shown how the ship design community can come together, sharing expertise and practical experience to make processes more efficient and fit for an era of fast-paced innovation. This collaborative spirit will be essential to help the sector keep up with rapid changes and fully play its part in shipping’s […]

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NAPA Release 2023.1

The first NAPA Release of 2023 is now live! All the changes in the software can be found in the NAPA Release Notes 2023.1 document, which is available in NAPAnet, with the installation packages. NAPA Release 2023.1 highlights: Upgraded user experience in hull form design More efficient loading condition management Towards detailed design-oriented structural design […]

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DNV, Damen and NAPA use 3D model-based approval to streamline ship design approval

Damen, DNV and NAPA are taking a major step forward in ship design processes by using the new Open Class 3D Exchange (OCX) standard to streamline classification involvement in the early phase of a project. With increasing pressure to deliver vessel designs quickly, the early engagement of classification societies can increase designer and owner confidence […]

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China Classification Society and NAPA introduce new joint interface to streamline 3D ship design approval process

Project to establish an interface between NAPA Steel and China Classification Society’s COMPASS-SDP will enable greater data interoperability for easier rule calculations, time-saving and closer collaboration.    Helsinki (Finland), 15th June 2023: NAPA, the leading provider of maritime software, services, and data analysis, and China Classification Society (CCS), the worldwide main class and an active member […]

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NAPA User Meeting 2023 Photo Gallery

Thank you for joining our event, NAPA User Meeting 2023 ‘Re-inventing Ship Design Together.’ Please take a moment to browse through the photo gallery and relive those cherished moments. Thank you for being a part of this remarkable event! If you have any requests or queries about the event photo, please get in touch with […]

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