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NAPA, Norsepower and Sumitomo study finds average CO2 emissions reduction potential of up to 28% using rotor sails and voyage optimization

Joint simulation project among NAPA, Norsepower and Sumitomo analyzes the benefits of combining wind propulsion with voyage optimization to deliver maximum emissions reduction potential. Helsinki, Finland, 30 May 2023; NAPA, a maritime software and data services expert, Norsepower, the global provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems, and Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine & Engineering Co., Ltd. […]

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Eight tips for ferries to manage safety and efficiency

From multi-story waterparks and sky-high rollercoasters to mid-air suspended restaurants and massive racetracks onboard – cruise ships are going from big to behemothic every day. And keeping them afloat is no joke. That said, smaller ferries and passenger ships, too, have their own unique set of safety and efficiency challenges that need equally unique solutions. […]

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NAPA Safety Summit 2023: Forging the future of cruise ship safety together

A cross-industry forum to build a safer, greener and more efficient cruise industry. Collaboration has been a key theme in the shipping industry for a few years now. In the run-up to net-zero emissions, in fact, it has become absolutely essential. It is clear shipping needs to collaborate more and create partnerships not only within […]

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NAPA calls for a proactive approach to CII as it launches CII Simulator tool

NAPA’s new simulation tool will enable greater charter party collaboration and emissions reductions, by predicting CII and modeling impact of potential efficiency measures. Helsinki, Finland – 21 March 2023: Global maritime software and data services provider NAPA has urged the shipping industry to take a proactive approach to the IMO’s Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII), making […]

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Joint NAPA-ClassNK research with Marubeni finds that voyage optimization can reduce emissions by 7.3% and extend CII compliance by up to three years

New study on real-life fleet shows that voyage optimization enables ships to reduce their emissions by 7.3% and maintain their CII ratings for an additional two to three years, giving shipowners precious decision-making time on decarbonization measures. Helsinki (Finland) and Tokyo (Japan) – 14 February 2023: NAPA, a maritime software and data analysis expert, and […]

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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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