Napa signs an agreement with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Ltd.
Helsinki, Finland April 20, 2011
Onboard-Napa Ltd, the leading software house for ship operations, signed an agreement with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd (DSME). The agreement specifies the co-operation with sales, model creation and delivery of the environment-friendly NAPA-DSME Power® software for DSME designed vessels.
DSME and Napa are both committed to environmental protection and ecological sustainability. “This co-operation strengthens our capability to provide our customers a software solution which covers current recommendations and future requirements for energy efficient planning of ship operation”, says Sebastian Sjöberg, Area Sales Manager at Onboard-Napa. “NAPA-DSME Power® is used to obtain the most optimal trim, route, speed profile, and engine configuration for any given voyage. In addition it includes a complete office platform which provides a quick overview of the fleet efficiency, including tools for detailed analysis of hull and engine performance and monitor achievement of Ships Energy Efficiency Management Plan.”
DSME is devoted to satisfying the needs of both customers and employees as a value-creating company that is committed in technological superiority, building environmentally safe vessels and on-time delivery. “NAPA-DSME Power® is a very important part of our Green Ship concept. It provides our customers the possibility to optimize the vessels complete operation and provides a platform covering all fuel and emission reporting requirements,” says Odin Kwon, Technical Director, Leader of Basic Design at DSME.
DSME, established in 1973 at Okpo Bay, Geoje Island, on the southeastern tip of the Korean Peninsula, has developed into the world’s premium specialized shipbuilding and offshore contractor that builds various vessels, offshore platforms, drilling rigs , floating oil production units, submarines, and destroyers. All vessels and offshore products produced by DSME are of unparalleled quality backed by its cutting-edge IT and systemized shipbuilding technologies based on advanced IT systems, sophisticated offshore platform construction, experience building as well as managing large plant projects, and the state-of-the-art technological prowess to build submarines and destroyers.
The Napa Group is one of the world’s leading software houses in the marine industry, supplying software solutions for ship design and operation. NAPA and Onboard-NAPA software are used by shipyards, owners, designers, classification societies and authorities. Napa Ltd has over 350 user organisations. Onboard-Napa Ltd has carried out over 1 100 ship installations.