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NAPA Steel Initial Online Training

Dive into the World of NAPA Steel, online! 3D structural model, ship & blocks weight calculation, FE auto meshing, direct interface to almost all class structural design software, easy class drawings? Does this make your plates buckle? Join the course and find out more! The initial training course is intended for people with none or […]

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NAPA Macro&Output Online Training

Dive into the World of macros, Managers and NAPA Output! Do you have modelling and calculations ready and are now struggling with the output? Want to learn how to develop tools for output which can be applied in all projects? These tools will save time and money since the output will be generated easily and […]

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NAPA Damage Stability Online Training

Dive into the World of NAPA Damage Stability, online! Interested in learning more about deterministic or probabilistic damage stability, criteria or heeling moments definitions? Join the course now and get all the knowledge needed to perform damage stability calculations. The training course is intended for people with existing basic NAPA knowledge. Schedule and contents Monday […]

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Three Maritime Transition Scenarios: Uncertainty is inescapable, but we can still make good decisions today

by Mikko Forss, NAPA Design Solutions, and Pekka Pakkanen, NAPA Shipping Solutions   How can we speed up the decarbonization transition and develop a more sustainable and profitable maritime ecosystem? At NAPA we were one of 13 companies that participated in a unique scenario-based analysis of this important question. A key outcome was that it […]

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NAPA Release 2022.1

The first NAPA Release of 2022 is now live, bringing significant updates on key elements of calculation and modeling functionality, including probabilistic damage stability, structural design and finite element meshing. Moreover, new functionalities aim to further enhance user experience, without compromising on quality and performance. All the changes in the software can be found in […]

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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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