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Category: Ship Operations

NAPA Stability launched at Seatrade Cruise Global 2021

Welcome to hear about NAPA Stability – the next-generation stability management solution for passenger ships to the NAPA booth #2340 at Seatrade Cruise Global Expo 2021!   Read more about NAPA Stability and the NAPA Stability launch.

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NAPA launches a next-generation stability management solution for passenger ships

NAPA Stability will be deployed alongside the NAPA Fleet Intelligence cloud-based platform, enabling better communication and data sharing with shoreside teams. The new solution creates a multi-user environment to monitor real-time stability and safety conditions.  Helsinki, Finland, 27 September 2021 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, services, and data analysis provider, has announced the launch of the maritime […]

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The basics of EEXI – from 2023, all existing ships must meet new energy efficiency standards

by Ossi Mettälä, Customer Success Manager, NAPA Shipping Solutions In June 2021, new amendments were adopted to the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) MARPOL convention in the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). The additions included new energy efficiency requirements –  Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) and Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII). These are part of the global […]

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How to systematically slice down short sea shipping bunker costs and ensure safe navigation

by Teemu Manderbacka, Lead R&D Engineer, NAPA Shipping Solutions In our team at NAPA, we’ve recently looked at opportunities for better routing, by delving into data of past sailed voyages, running retro-optimization on them, and comparing where the most potential for better routing can be found. On ocean-crossing voyages, we’ve seen quite considerable savings potential, […]

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Don’t plow against sea currents!

by Ossi Mettälä, Customer Success Manager, NAPA Shipping Solutions Our team has recently been looking into data from past voyages of the global merchant fleet and conducting retro-optimization to find out where there would be most potential for better routing. In addition to these retro-optimization studies, real-life case examples offer valuable insight for better routing. […]

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NAPA Fleet Intelligence provides performance insights for Shin Kurushima Sanoyas Shipbuilding’s vessels in service

NAPA Fleet Intelligence analysis for data collected via the IoS-OP data center and Furuno Open Platform (FOP) will enhance future vessel and voyage optimization NAPA Fleet Intelligence, a cloud-based platform for analyzing operational data, is being used to analyze data for a bulk carrier built by Shin Kurushima Sanoyas Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. The bulk carrier […]

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At the helm with Tuomas Häkkinen, NAPA Stability and Safety Service Manager

NAPA Safety Solutions are unrivaled in technical capability, with the NAPA Loading Computer, NAPA Emergency Computer and NAPA Logbook leading in their respective sectors. As much as our products, however, our success is down to our people. With a genuine passion for the maritime industry and the NAPA brand, it is our people who go […]

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Surf along with the Kuroshio current on the Pacific

by Kimmo Laaksonen, Director, Product Development, NAPA Shipping Solutions Ocean currents are relatively stable, so you would think ships know how to take advantage of them or avoid sailing against a strong ocean current, right? To find out how well ships accounted for currents, we took a year of tanker voyages crossing the Pacific to […]

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Neste increases sustainability with NAPA Voyage Optimization

Sustainable fuel supplier Neste Corporation achieves a significant increase in fuel efficiency and subsequent reduction in emissions using NAPA Voyage Optimization software Neste Corporation Neste is an advanced refiner of high-quality, sustainable oil products from renewable sources and the world’s largest renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel producer. It aims to help its customers reduce […]

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Why dodging ECAs doesn’t always pay off

by Claus Stigler, Product Owner of NAPA Voyage Optimization, NAPA Shipping Solutions Emission Control Areas (ECAs) are sea areas with stricter limits to airborne emissions from ships as ruled in MARPOL regulations. There are Emission Control Areas on many coastal seas worldwide: the Baltic Sea, the North Sea, the English Channel, the North American ECA, […]

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