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Category: Ship Design

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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DSME selects NAPA Steel to transform ship design processes

Helsinki, Finland/Geoje, Korea – 6 February 2018 Leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider NAPA has announced that DSME, one of the world’s leading shipyards, has selected 3D model-based NAPA Steel software to streamline design processes and meet the needs of 21st century naval architects and structure designers. DSME chose NAPA Steel thanks to […]

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NAPA – C-Job webinar: The evolution of ship design

How genetic algorithms are powering Accelerated Concept Design NAPA and C-Job Naval Architects invite you to learn more about the implementation of Accelerated Concept Design – a way to automate and optimize the concept stage of the ship design process using genetic algorithms together with a 3D model developed for early design phases. This webinar […]

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C-Job chooses NAPA to accelerate vessel concept design with Darwinian theory and 3D models

Helsinki, Finland/Hoofddorp, The Netherlands – 7 December 2017 NAPA, a leading global maritime software, services and data analysis provider, and C-Job Naval Architects, the largest independent ship design and engineering company in the Netherlands, have announced a webinar to introduce Accelerated Concept Design – a way to automate and optimize the concept stage of the ship […]

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NAPA and NDES announce co-operation on system collaboration and engineering service business for shipbuilding

Helsinki, Finland –  July 19, 2017  Co-operation begins with interfaces for NAPA Steel and NDES Beagle, linking early-stage design with production planning NAPA, a leading global maritime software, services and data analysis provider, and NTT Data Engineering Systems (NDES), Japanese experts in maritime software development and engineering, today announced collaboration on ship design and manufacturing […]

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Hyundai Heavy Industries chooses NAPA Steel for paradigm shift in ship design

Helsinki, Finland – February 13, 2017 Hyundai Heavy Industries achieves paradigm shift in ship design by using new 3D model-based software from NAPA Leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider NAPA has announced that Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s largest shipbuilder and frontrunner in ship design technology has implemented NAPA Steel’s 3D-model-based ship structural […]

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NAPA chooses AutoCAD OEM to deliver world-leading structural drawings

Helsinki, Finland – July 21, 2016 NAPA Drafting incorporates the world’s most proven CAD system to automatically generate accurate 2D drawings from 3D ship designs NAPA, the leading maritime software, data analysis and services provider, and Tech Soft 3D, the global leader in software development tools for engineering creating applications and worldwide distributor of AutoCAD […]

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