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Category: Ship Design

Hull Form Modelling Experience with NAPA

A series of live NAPA User Webinars took place on 9 – 10 June 2020. If you missed them, don’t miss the recordings! The NAPA hull form modelling has been taken into the new level with NAPA Designer. The 2020 versions will have additional functions and tools which make the modelling easier, faster, and more […]

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NAPA Product News

 A series of live NAPA User Webinars took place on 9 – 10 June 2020. If you missed them, don’t miss the recordings! The first webinar handled the latest news on NAPA products, including the new features and improvements in NAPA. It will give you an overview of the hot topics in the latest NAPA […]

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NAPA Webinar: Keeping your ship stability expertise up-to-date

Are you looking to expand your understanding or refresh your knowledge on ship stability and safety? If so, the recording from a webinar on Stability eLearning hosted by Product Managers Jussi Siltanen and Olli Puustinen from NAPA, streamed on 19 May 2020 is for you. This webinar introduces you to the basic ship stability related […]

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Efficient Remote Working with NAPA

by Olli Puustinen and Tommi Kurki, NAPA Design Solutions The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has required many of us to work remotely. This has created a new style of working, where we can’t rely on colleagues sitting next to us like we’re used to. The software we use is still the same but VPN connections are […]

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Managing design complexity for Genting’s cruise ships with NAPA Steel

Background MV Werften is a leading shipbuilding company that operates across three facilities in Germany on behalf of its parent company, Genting, and Genting’s three brands: Star Cruises, Dream Cruises, and Crystal Cruises. Globally the cruise business has been experiencing strong growth. A substantial number of new cruise vessels have been built over the last […]

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Decision support systems for determining stability on damaged passenger ships

By Pekka Ruponen, Lead Research Engineer, NAPA Even as ships have become larger, the rate of ship accidents has decreased. Nevertheless, accidents continue to occur despite major improvements to their design and operation. Collision, grounding, and contact are the most likely causes of damage to a passenger ship. Traditionally, the damage stability analyses have been based […]

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NAPA, ClassNK and JMU confirm viability of 3D model-based approval with new feasibility study

Successful trial sets the scene for faster, easier approvals, and it lays the foundations for commercial digital twin applications Tokyo-Helsinki – 19 March 2020 – Leading maritime software, services and data analytics company NAPA, classification society ClassNK, and shipbuilding company Japan Marine United (JMU) have completed a joint feasibility study on 3D model-based plan approval […]

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NAPA partners with industry leaders to increase passenger ship safety in European Commission funded FLARE project

The Flooding Accident Response project, FLARE, will target a risk-based methodology for “live” flooding risk assessment and control, by developing a generic and holistic risk model with potential application to both newbuildings and existing ships  Helsinki, Finland 11 December 2019 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider, has joined forces with […]

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NAPA integrates hydrodynamics into the initial ship design for greener shipping

NAPA streamlines the design process by integrating the hydrodynamic analysis. NAPA is best known for its comprehensive set of tools for flexible 3D modeling and ship stability analysis. What is less widely appreciated is that NAPA also has efficient tools for hydrodynamics analysis to support the process of hull form design. To deliver cleaner and […]

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NAPA Release 2019.2

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About NAPA Release 2019.2 Welcome to the launch of the second NAPA Release of 2019, we’re excited by the potential applications for all the tools we’ve created and updated since NAPA Release 2019.1. Our team of engineers and developers has been working hard to identify, investigate, and improve the […]

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