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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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NAPA Webinar: Achieve better designs quicker with NAPA FEM

The recording of the webinar is now available for viewing! In this free 45-minute webinar, our experts Krisfoffer Brink and Myeong-Jo Son discussed how automatically generated NAPA Finite Element (FE) models can help to identify the critical locations with alarming stress levels, already in the early design phases, speeding up the design process and leading […]

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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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NAPA and ClassNK launch new data link to support 3D ship design approval process

Upgraded data linkage will enable the seamless flow of information between design and class approval software, reducing time spent on information transfer by 30% and enabling closer collaboration. Helsinki, Finland – March 2, 2022 – NAPA, the leading provider of maritime software, services, and data analysis, and classification society ClassNK, have strengthened their partnership to […]

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NAPA enables new floating offshore wind turbine design for Samsung Heavy Industries

By using NAPA design software for modeling, geometry, and to calculate stability, Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) R&D center – Samsung Ship Model Basin (SSMB) – was able to design the Tri-Star Float model and enter the wind power generation market Background NAPA has a longstanding relationship with Samsung Heavy Industries, the South Korean shipbuilding company […]

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NAPA Webinar: Latest news on NAPA ship design solutions

The recording of the webinar is now available for viewing! In this free 45-minute webinar on 17 February 2022, we presented the latest news and development of NAPA software solutions for ship design. Our Mikko Forss and Olli Puustinen discussed about the following topics: 3D model-based structural design: The latest news and development related to […]

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NAPA and Bureau Veritas enhance hull design approvals through direct use of 3D models

Leaders in ship design and safety collaborate to enable wider use of 3D models in the class approval process using a neutral file format to improve efficiency Helsinki, Finland, 18 January 2022: NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider and Bureau Veritas (BV), a world leader in testing, inspection and certification, have […]

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MDC uses NAPA design software to propel innovative eco-vessel design

By using NAPA software for modeling, geometry, and to calculate ship stability, MDC can efficiently and accurately produce designs for a diverse range of vessels and support its clients with complex clean technology retrofit projects. The ro-ro cargo vessel SC Connector retrofitted with Norsepower’s Rotor Sails (Image: Marine Design and Consulting AS) Background Marine Design […]

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NAPA Release 2021.2

The new NAPA Release is now live! We are excited to announce that our second NAPA Release of 2021 is now live. The latest updates to the release have been made to further enhance quality, performance and usability. All the changes in the software can be found in the NAPA Release Notes 2021.2 document, which […]

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DORIS Engineering uses NAPA’s flexibility and speed to overhaul its operations

An offshore design specialist DORIS Engineering SAS uses NAPA software to accelerate its design processes and deliver competitive options for customers DORIS Engineering DORIS Engineering offers high-quality engineering to the oil and gas, and renewable energy markets. It provides performance- and cost-driven solutions, from concept to decommissioning, and includes all the engineering services that energy […]

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