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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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NAPA and Korean Register partner to facilitate 3D-Model-Based Approval

NAPA and KR develop an interface between 3D CAD/CAE system and class society’s rule scantling software, accelerating the approval process   Helsinki, Finland, 30 November 2021 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, services, and data analysis provider and class society Korean Register (KR), have completed the development of an interface linking structural design software – […]

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Hyundai Heavy Industries and NAPA are innovating 3D structure design process together

Implementation of NAPA Steel streamlines the design process by providing a more agile and sophisticated platform for designers to collaborate on Background In 2016, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s largest shipyard, implemented NAPA Steel’s 3D model-based ship structural design tool across its Basic Hull Design Department. This marked a paradigm shift for HHI – […]

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Fincantieri: Staying ahead of the pack

Fincantieri is one of the world’s leading shipyards. Since 1995 it has used NAPA to streamline its design process, and the partnership is still driving innovation today. How Fincantieri has used NAPA Steel to stay ahead of the competition for 18 years? Background Fincantieri’s naval division designs and delivers a wide variety of naval vessels, including frigates, corvettes, destroyers, […]

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NAPA Release 2021.1

The new NAPA Release is out now! We are excited to announce that our first NAPA Release of 2021 is now live. We will deliver at least two releases in 2021 and the first one focuses now on the usability and user experience of all NAPA products with a completely renewed licensing technology. The next […]

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