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What if you could simulate your fleet’s safe alternative fuel future?

Preparations for alternative fuels not only require having the right systems onboard or ensuring energy supply, but also understanding how these new systems might affect other aspects, such as ship design, operational stability as well as voyage planning. NAPA’s solutions can help take some uncertainties away by simulating those aspects, making your fleet’s transition smoother. […]

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NAPA joins the International Windship Association

NAPA is expanding its efforts to support the decarbonization of shipping by becoming an associate member of the International Windship Association (IWSA). IWSA’s Mission is to promote the use of wind propulsion in commercial shipping to reduce fuel consumption and decrease climate change related emissions. As an associate member, NAPA will join a dedicated group […]

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NAPA software brings smart savings to INPEX LNG carrier fleet

How the largest oil and gas exploration and production company in Japan uses data to deliver energy in a more sustainable way We recently met with Kenichi Fujiwara and Kazuhisa Higuchi from Marine Transport Unit at INPEX to discuss how their collaboration with NAPA is helping them improve the efficiency of the LNG carriers they […]

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Let’s talk rubbish: what MEPC79 means for garbage, ballast and carbon

Finding ways to cut GHG emissions are at the top of everyone’s agendas, but this isn’t the only way to make long-term progress towards sustainability in the industry. Garbage disposal, ballast water management and, of course, cutting carbon emissions were widely discussed at the International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 79) recently. To […]

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NAPA Webinar: Practical tips for managing CII

CII – Carbon Intensity Indicator – is here. How to follow up and manage the CII rating for the vessels in your fleet? Watch our on-demand webinar below to hear NAPA experts share insights on: NAPA research on how different actions impact the CII rating Practical tips on how to follow up and manage the […]

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Data powering safety: NAPA’s tailored solutions enhance risk monitoring for MOL’s 800-vessel fleet

How one of the largest shipping companies in the world is using NAPA’s cloud-based Fleet Intelligence solution to monitor and mitigate navigational risks. We recently met with Takeru Suzuki, General Manager, Smart Shipping Division, at Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), to discuss how collaboration with NAPA reduces the risk of grounding for the company’s 800+ vessels. […]

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WEBINAR: Discover Electronic Logbooks for automated, error-free entries

Welcome to the era of intelligent record-keeping with electronic logbooks! Easy, error-free, secure record-keeping with NAPA Logbook Did you know that electronic logbooks can reduce your crew’s workload and limit the risk of error, all whilst boosting the efficiency and sustainability of your shoreside operations? With an ever-increasing number of flag states giving a green […]

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Shipping’s safer route to decarbonization

Why ship safety and efficiency must work in tandem to win the race to net zero. Shipping has come a long way from the safety horror stories, and the number of maritime incidents has decreased steadily in the past few decades. Yet, future fuels, carbon-capturing and new technologies needed for the race towards zero-carbon demand new […]

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Cruise industry welcomes a new level of real-time collaboration on safety data as Lloyd’s Register approves NAPA Stability

Helsinki (Finland), 10 October 2022: NAPA Stability, NAPA’s new stability management software for passenger vessels, has been approved by the classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR). This marks a milestone for the platform as it has now received type approval from both Lloyd’s Register and DNV who are the only class societies that provide this certification […]

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How understanding your operational patterns can help prevent groundings

Groundings are one of the most frequent types of navigational accidents, and they can lead to dramatic consequences for people and the environment. The latest advances in digital technology can help prevent such incidents, and NAPA has pioneered a system which uses operational patterns to detect ship grounding risk. The key conclusions of our research […]

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