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How a new way of monitoring flooding risk increases safety onboard passenger ships – case studies

In a previous blog, we described how NAPA has developed an innovative framework to conduct a rapid assessment and real-time monitoring of operational flooding risks for passenger ships. In this article, we go beyond theory and look at two case studies that showcase how this new approach will work in practice and improve the safety […]

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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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How vulnerable is your vessel to flooding? A new framework to monitor risk proactively

Taking ship safety to new heights, NAPA has developed an innovative framework to enable passenger ships to assess and monitor operational flooding risks rapidly and proactively. Building on NAPA’s experience with the development and deployment of its Emergency Computer, this new framework is a significant development as it enables risk to be calculated more accurately […]

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DNV awards NAPA’s next-generation passenger ship stability management solution type approval

Type approval makes it simpler for vessels to adopt new generation of leading stability platform, which enables better real-time data sharing and multi-user collaboration. Helsinki, Finland – 11 July 2022: DNV, the world’s leading classification society, has awarded type approval to NAPA’s new onboard stability software for the passenger sector – NAPA Stability, a new […]

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NAPA’s digital expertise underpins new collaboration tackling “Sail Fast, then Wait” to reduce shipping’s emissions

Blue Visby solution can reduce shipping emissions by around 15% by eradicating the practice of “Sail Fast, then Wait” through an innovative contractual framework, supported by cutting-edge digital technology Helsinki, Finland – 7 July 2022: NAPA, a leading digital technology provider for the maritime industry, has become one of the founding and coordinating members of […]

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SMM 2022

The NAPA team is looking forward to meeting you at the 30th SMM in September.   Want to pre-book a meeting with the NAPA Team at SMM? If you want to meet with NAPA, send us a note using the form below, and we will get in touch with you to agree on a time. […]

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NAPA Voyage Optimization software integrated into Furuno Planning Station to boost shipping efficiency and sustainability

Integration of route planning software will improve operational performance, reduce fuel costs and CO2 emissions while contributing to safe and efficient navigation. Nishinomiya, Japan and Helsinki, Finland – May 26, 2022: Maritime electronics equipment provider FURUNO will incorporate NAPA Voyage Optimization, a solution developed by NAPA, the leading maritime software, services, and data analysis provider, […]

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Is your cruise ship’s stability data going to waste?

A ship’s stability is no longer restricted to the loading computer. From digital twins to cloud technology and the growing role of shoreside, stability management has taken a massive digital leap. by Tuomas Häkkinen, Naval Architect and Safety Service Manager Cruise ships are the safest commercial ships sailing – the safety margins factored into their […]

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Nissen Kaiun vessels obtain highest Digital Smart Ship notations from ClassNK following long-term use of NAPA Optimization and Monitoring solutions

Partnership on cloud-based and onboard efficiency leads to upgraded technological notation for Nissen Kaiun vessels, while ClassNK certifies NAPA Fleet Intelligence and Performance Monitoring solutions.   Helsinki, Finland and Tokyo, Japan – May 19, 2022: NAPA has announced that its data-powered voyage efficiency solutions have obtained a key innovation certification from class society ClassNK, who […]

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NAPA Electronic Logbook approved by the Liberian Registry    

Approval by the world’s second-largest flag will accelerate the transition to electronic logbooks for more shipowners, unlocking time savings and enabling richer data collection across global fleets   Helsinki, Finland – 27 April 2022: NAPA, the leading maritime software, services, and data analysis provider, has announced that its NAPA Logbook solution has now been approved by the […]

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