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Information hub: Advancing ship design innovation and solving practical challenges

From automated design optimization and information sharing, to a fully 3D design and approval process, we’re constantly working with our partners to find new ways to improve the design process.

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NAPA and ClassNK launch new data link to support 3D ship design approval process

Upgraded data linkage will enable the seamless flow of information between design and class approval software, reducing time spent on information transfer by 30% and enabling closer collaboration. Helsinki, Finland – March 2, 2022 – NAPA, the leading provider of maritime software, services, and data analysis, and classification society ClassNK, have strengthened their partnership to […]

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NAPA Webinar: Latest news on NAPA ship design solutions

The recording of the webinar is now available for viewing! In this free 45-minute webinar on 17 February 2022, we presented the latest news and development of NAPA software solutions for ship design. Our Mikko Forss and Olli Puustinen discussed about the following topics: 3D model-based structural design: The latest news and development related to […]

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NAPA and Bureau Veritas enhance hull design approvals through direct use of 3D models

Leaders in ship design and safety collaborate to enable wider use of 3D models in the class approval process using a neutral file format to improve efficiency Helsinki, Finland, 18 January 2022: NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider and Bureau Veritas (BV), a world leader in testing, inspection and certification, have […]

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Hyundai Heavy Industries and NAPA are innovating 3D structure design process together

Implementation of NAPA Steel streamlines the design process by providing a more agile and sophisticated platform for designers to collaborate on Background In 2016, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s largest shipyard, implemented NAPA Steel’s 3D model-based ship structural design tool across its Basic Hull Design Department. This marked a paradigm shift for HHI – […]

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A new dimension for ship design

by Tapio Hulkkonen, Director at NAPA Design Solutions   Moving automated ship design into the 21st century is a necessity that will require time and cooperation by all to achieve. Ship design today Ship design has long been three dimensional. And yet, despite this, for designs to meet class societies’ rules they still need to […]

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NAPA, ClassNK and JMU confirm viability of 3D model-based approval with new feasibility study

Successful trial sets the scene for faster, easier approvals, and it lays the foundations for commercial digital twin applications Tokyo-Helsinki – 19 March 2020 – Leading maritime software, services and data analytics company NAPA, classification society ClassNK, and shipbuilding company Japan Marine United (JMU) have completed a joint feasibility study on 3D model-based plan approval […]

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