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Elevating Ferry Efficiency with Advanced Cargo and Stability Management 

Earlier this week, we launched NAPA Stability for Ferries at Shippax Conference 2024, onboard Tallink Silja Lines’ M/S Baltic Queen. Not so incidentally, the ferry was already trailing the solution. Delivering on the conference theme, “Safety, security and digitalization”, our Chief Stability Officer, Markus Tompuri gave his presentation on how we’ve elevated ferry efficiency with […]

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NAPA launches stability management solution for ferries in collaboration with leading ferry operators

Advanced NAPA Stability for Ferries enhances operational safety and efficiency with a cloud-based digital solution that enables faster, more intuitive, and reliable voyage and cargo management. Helsinki, 13 May 2024 – Maritime software provider NAPA has formally launched NAPA Stability for Ferries, with installations confirmed on seven Grandi Navi Veloci (GNV) vessels and ongoing sea […]

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New Garbage Record Book requirements: Are you ready?

1 May 2024 marks an important regulatory change for vessels of 100 gross tonnage or above on international voyages: they must now keep a garbage record book in addition to a garbage management plan.   This will result in enhanced reporting obligations for a much larger number of vessels. However, it also presents an opportunity. […]

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Keeping the ultimate vacation safe and stable – the advanced digital technology behind the Icon of the Seas

Described by Royal Caribbean as the “boldest initiative”, Icon of the Seas, has made global headlines for its extraordinary size and flamboyant features on board, including a water park, a 55-foot-tall indoor waterfall and a suspended infinity pool. However, the vessel is also a pioneer in another way: from next-generation safety and stability systems to […]

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NAPA Voyage Optimization to maximize savings onboard IINO Lines vessels sailing with Norsepower Rotor SailsTM  

    The agreement between NAPA and IINO Lines highlights the benefits of data and digital technologies to optimize wind propulsion systems and accelerate green shipping. Helsinki, Finland: 11 April 2024 – NAPA, a maritime software and data services expert, has agreed with IINO Lines, a leading ship owner and operator based in Tokyo, Japan, […]

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TUI Cruises taps into shipboard data to improve fleet operations

TUI Cruises’ Capt. Christian Lerche offers a compelling glimpse into the evolving dynamics of ship operations and the pivotal role of data-driven everyday fleet operations for better safety, efficiency and sustainability. In this interview, TUI Cruises’ Corporate Captain, Christian Lerche, shares his perspective on the transformative power of data, particularly in partnership with NAPA. His […]

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Royal Caribbean Group: Harmonizing tech and data to improve cruise safety and operations

How the largest cruise lines group is streamlining operations between ship and shore with digital tools and data for improving safety and efficiencies.  We interviewed Capt. Sebastian Naneder, Director Nautical Operations, Fleet Captain GFM at Royal Caribbean Group (TUI and Hapag Lloyd Fleet) on how the cruise line is using digital technology and data to […]

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Virgin Voyages: Using digital tools to improve ship safety, compliance and operations

How the trailblazer cruise line, known for its innovative approach to everything, uses the full suite of NAPA safety and efficiency solutions to improve its fleet’s operations.   In this interview, Virgin Voyages‘ Fleet Captain, Marco Carsjens, shares how NAPA’s solutions have benefitted their operation onboard as well as on the shoreside. He especially points towards the […]

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NAPA Shipping Solutions Seminar 2024, Busan, South Korea

We are delighted to invite maritime professionals to the NAPA Shipping Solutions Seminar 2024, set against the dynamic backdrop of Busan, Korea, on 18 April 2024. Dive into a day brimming with cutting-edge discussions, interactive workshops, and networking opportunities that promise to steer your industry knowledge and operational competencies towards uncharted territories of efficiency and […]

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Sea Japan and NAPA Shipping Solutions Seminar 2024, Tokyo, Japan

NAPA is organizing and participating in a set of 3 events between 10-12 April 2024 in Tokyo, Japan. NAPA Shipping Solutions seminar (as organizer), Sea Japan 2024 (as an exhibitor), and Sea Japan panel discussion “Workstyle Innovation” (as a speaker). Please find more information below. 1. Register for NAPA Shipping Solutions Seminar in Tokyo, Japan, […]

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