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Category: Ship Operations

NAPA joins Finnish Clean Propulsion Technologies consortium to accelerate development of low-carbon solutions in shipping

The consortium brings together leading academic bodies and industry experts to bolster Finland’s leadership in developing low-carbon technologies for shipping and off-road transport Helsinki, Finland – 8 April 2021 NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider has announced its participation in the Clean Propulsion Technologies project (CPT), a consortium led by the […]

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Five tips for better routing: Insights on safer and more fuel-efficient sea passages

Are there some typical patterns for poor routing? How much could be saved by optimizing a route? To find out, we combined NAPA’s voyage planning technology with historical data of the global merchant fleet. By retro-optimizing past voyages, we found where the most potential for better routing is. The findings are collected in this guidebook […]

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NAPA, MOL, and ClassNK agree to joint further development for a comprehensive navigational risk monitoring system

The grounding risk monitoring system, based on the NAPA Fleet Intelligence platform, has proven successful in its proof-of-concept stage and will provide new capabilities for mitigating and monitoring navigational risks Helsinki, Finland and Tokyo, Japan 25 March 2021 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, service and data analysis provider, alongside leading classification society, ClassNK, and […]

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NAPA to provide benchmark safety solutions on Isle of Man Steam Packet Company’s new flagship ferry

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is set to raise safety standards in the passenger sector by selecting NAPA Emergency Computer and NAPA Loading Computer for its flagship RoPax, Manxman Helsinki, Finland – 1 March 2021 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider, has announced a new agreement with global shipbuilding company Hyundai Mipo […]

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NAPA, MOL, and ClassNK co-operate on a new vessel grounding risk monitoring software

MOL is taking part in proof-of-concept for the grounding risk monitoring system using the NAPA Fleet Intelligence platform, aiming to reduce the risk of vessel grounding and increase operational safety across the maritime industry NAPA, MOL, and ClassNK issued a joint press release originally in Japanese on December 21, 2020. See the original version here. […]

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NAPA Webinar: MARPOL record-keeping and NAPA Logbook

The future of record-keeping is electronic. From a regulatory standpoint, IMO amendments to MARPOL Annexes have in 2020 permitted the use of electronic record books instead of hard copy records. With the regulatory change set to reduce risk of error, increase the retention of record-keeping and save up to 78% of a crew’s administrative time, the switch is one that is very much necessary to end the administrative burden typically associated with paper record keeping.   Development Director of […]

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NAPA Webinar: Real-life voyage optimization stories

How to take advantage of sea currents for fuel savings? How to route optimally through Emission Control Areas? What experiences and insights Neste, an advanced refiner of high-quality sustainable oil products, has gained by using NAPA Voyage Optimization?   This webinar originally took place on December 9th, 2020. Watch the recording to hear Risto-Juhani Kariranta, […]

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The role of data in harnessing the power of the wind

Global markets react to consumer demand, and clean technology is no exception. The IMO’s impending 2050 and 2030 decarbonization targets, and further global environmental goals, have led to increasing demand over the last decade for economically viable, green technologies. Wind assisted propulsion technologies, which decrease fuel consumption by using sails or similar wind capture devices, […]

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NAPA Webinar: Top 10 tips and tricks for NAPA Loading Computer users

Are you a NAPA Loading Computer user interested in learning our top tips and tricks to get more out of your stability management software? The NAPA Webinar recording detailing the best practices for operating selected areas of the NAPA Loading Computer software is now available for you to view. Join Service Manager and Trainer Tuomas […]

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NAPA Webinar: All you need to know about the new NAPA Loading Computer Type 4

NAPA is proud to have been the first in the industry to receive DNV GL type approval for our NAPA Loading Computer Type 4 and LCS(DC), which we developed to enhance safety in flooding emergencies and to provide the master with more information for safe return to port.   View the recording of the NAPA Webinar and hear an overview of the software […]

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