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NAPA Loading Computer

Maximize safety and load

The ability to optimize load while minimizing stress and safety risk is a key competitive advantage for shipowners and operators. With over 2000 installations onboard, major shipping companies around the world trust NAPA’s stability expertise. NAPA Loading Computer safely ensures optimal planning of stowage, cargo and ballast for every ship type. The system covers a wide range of calculations related to hydrostatics, intact stability, damage stability and longitudinal strength.

NAPA Loading Computer comes with:

  • Dynamic graphical interface enabling user-friendly experience
  • Extremely accurate 3D calculation engine based on sophisticated ship design mathematics
  • Constant monitoring of ship safety (stability, strength and operational constraints), and warnings if limits are exceeded
  • Unrivaled damage stability and decision support capabilities
  • Interfaces for tank gauging, automation system and void space sensors
  • Outstanding connectivity to the ship owner’s office applications
  • Fully equipped for industry standard emergency response systems – including proven compatibility with Lloyd’s Register and DNV-GL Emergency Response Services
  • Approved by all major class societies
NAPA Loading Computer for your ship

Cruise ships

NAPA is one of the world’s most trusted stability solution providers for cruise ships. The specially customized cruise ship version of NAPA Loading Computer is an effective and straightforward tool for defining and planning everyday loading conditions and performing accurate damage stability calculations.

  • The user-friendly graphical user interface is based on the highly accurate NAPA 3D ship model
  • Assessment of the ship’s stability for both intact and damaged conditions
  • Providing a solution for liquid transfers in order to find a certain floating position
  • Calculation of longitudinal strength and providing alerts if limits are exceeded
  • Performance of a grounding assessment with ground reaction forces and enabling the simulation of countermeasures for finding the optimal way to make the ship float freely again
  • Providing the optimum floating position for most effective performance
  • Safe Return to Port (SRtP) and IACS Type 4 compliant
NAPA Loading Computer for your ship

Ferries and RoRos

Ferry and RoRo version of NAPA Loading Computer encompasses ferries, RoRos, RoPaxes, StoRos and LoLos. It includes tools to define ferry, RoRo and StoRo cargo units and use the units in cargo loading operations to cargo decks taking into account various load limitations.

  • NAPA Loading Computer comes with a clear, easy-to-use and dynamic graphical user interface
  • Easy to handle IMO dangerous cargo via user-defined IMDG cargo database
  • Automatic check of compliance with the relevant intact stability criteria and longitudinal strength limits
  • Superior tools for the calculation of stability on damage conditions
NAPA Loading Computer for your ship

Tankers and FPSOs

The tanker version of NAPA Loading Computer covers all tanker types – including crude oil carriers, product tankers, chemical tankers, LNG tankers, LPG tankers, FPSOs, bitum tankers and drillships – and offers a number of important benefits to ship owners, charterers and shipyards. It includes superior tools for stowage planning, cargo operation monitoring and damage calculation.

  • NAPA Loading Computer comes with a clear, easy-to-use and dynamic graphical user interface
  • NAPA Loading Computer is 100% compatible with the NAPA ship design software that is used by world’s leading shipyards and classification societies
  • NAPA Loading Computer is compatible with Lloyd’s Register and DNV-GL Emergency Response Services
  • NAPA Loading Computer can be linked with the ship owner’s office applications to save time and reduce human errors
NAPA Loading Computer for your ship

Megayachts and Superyachts

Yacht version of NAPA Loading Computer includes excellent defining, planning and monitoring functions for everyday intact stability calculations. The advanced damage stability features can be used for training the crew to be better prepared for possible emergency situations where the yacht may be damaged and loses its seaworthiness, stability or structural strength.

Should a real emergency situation occur, NAPA Loading Computer provides invaluable help for assessing ship stability and timely countermeasures.

NAPA Loading Computer for Megayachts and Superyachts also comes with:

  • User-friendly graphical user interface
  • Assessment of the yacht’s stability in intact and damaged conditions
  • Monitoring of different tanks
  • Alarm when intact or damage stability criteria are not met
  • Solution for liquid transfers in order to achieve a certain floating position
  • Performance of a grounding assessment with ground reaction forces and enabling the simulation of countermeasures for finding the optimal way to make the yacht float freely again
  • Decision Support concept provides even more advanced features for preparing for and handling on board emergency situations
NAPA Loading Computer for your ship

Offshore vessels

The offshore version of NAPA Loading Computer offers excellent possibilities to calculate vessel stability and longitudinal strength in many offshore-specific operations, such as changing the condition of mass loads (e.g. a helicopter), anti-heeling measures or towing.

  • NAPA Loading Computer comes with a clear, easy-to-use and dynamic graphical user interface
  • Cargo loading operations using the user-defined cargo database and taking into account various load limitations
  • Planning and prediction of ship behavior related to loading and discharging cargo with cranes
  • Ability to calculate the effects of towing force and automatically checks compliance with the relevant stability criteria
  • Automatic check of compliance with the relevant intact stability criteria and longitudinal strength limits
  • Superior tools for the calculation of stability on damage conditions
NAPA Loading Computer for your ship

Navy ships

In combat situation, it must be possible both to evaluate the ship’s survivability and to make well-informed decisions very quickly. NAPA Loading Computer provides effective tools for this decision-making process.

The naval ship version of NAPA Loading Computer also includes features for analyzing the ship’s stability and strength in intact and damaged conditions.

  • Assessment of ship stability in intact and damaged conditions
  • Assessment of the effect of other deadweight items, such as ammunition
  • Calculation of longitudinal strength and providing alerts if limits are exceeded
  • Assessment of the residual strength after collision or combat damage
  • The NAPA Loading Computer Decision Support concept provides even more advanced tools for dealing with on board emergencies, for example, in combat situations
  • Integration with the Platform Management System
NAPA Loading Computer for your ship

Bulkers 

The bulker version of NAPA Loading Computer is an effective and straightforward tool for defining and planning everyday loading conditions and performing accurate stability and strength calculations. 

  • The bulker version of NAPA Loading Computer covers the needs for different types of bulk carriers, including iron ore, grain and coal 
  • NAPA Loading Computer comes with a clear, easy-to-use and dynamic graphical user interface
  • Superior tools for cargo loading monitoring and damage calculations
  • Ability to load different kinds of bulk in one cargo hold simultaneously
  • NAPA Loading Computer is 100% compatible with the NAPA ship design software used by the world’s leading shipyards and classification societies
  • NAPA Loading Computer is compatible with Lloyd’s Register and DNV-GL Emergency Response Services
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