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Fuel consumption transparency in chartering?

by Pekka Pakkanen, Director, Development, NAPA Shipping Solutions In May this year Trafigura added a clause to its standard terms and conditions with shipowners, requiring information that will allow it to track how much fuel is consumed per metric tonne of cargo loaded while transporting Trafigura-controlled cargoes. To give you a sense of the scale […]

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DSME, Korea Maritime and Ocean University, NAPA and AVL announce strategic partnership to develop digital ship

Partnership will develop engine room and operations solutions for digital twins Busan, June 17, 2019 –  DSME, Korea Maritime and Ocean University, NAPA and AVL have announced a strategic co-operation agreement to develop digital ships and related strategic solutions. The agreement will combine the four parties’ expertise in naval architecture and shipbuilding, engines, big data, […]

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Accurate zero installation methods for monitoring operational efficiency

Guarantee of ship speed at given consumption is essential for planning of the operations. NAPA Fleet Intelligence makes possible accurate ship performance assessment with zero onboard installations – revealing level of fouling and the effect of weather to the performance – with the help of a digital twin of the vessel. We have built hydrodynamics-based […]

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NAPA announced as first service provider for Ship Data Center’s IoS Open Platform

NAPA will provide performance analytics and voyage optimization expertise via platform Helsinki, 22 May 2019 – NAPA the leading provider of maritime software, services and data analysis, today announced that it has become the first service provider for ClassNK-owned Ship Data Center’s Internet of Ships Open Platform (ShipDC IoS-OP). NAPA will provide ship performance analytics […]

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Emissions and EU-MRV – incentives, transparency, and better data

By Risto Kariranta, Shipping Solutions, NAPA Ltd. The European Commission’s (EC) decision to make public data relating to the carbon emission performance of individual vessels has led to mixed reactions throughout the shipping industry. It is not the premise of the regulation which has resulted in scrutiny (the EC has collected data under its monitoring reporting […]

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NAPA signs up to become first certified application provider for Inmarsat’s IoT service

Analytics service integrated into Fleet Data, allowing ship owners and managers to collect, transfer and analyse fuel optimization data in real-time 24 April 2019, Inmarsat and NAPA, the leading provider of maritime software, services and data analysis, have signed an agreement to enable ship owners and ship managers to access and analyse real-time onboard data more […]

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Download NAPA Voyage Optimization leaflet

Download the NAPA Voyage Optimization 2-pager to learn more about this easy-to-use solution for improving operational efficiency by optimizing route and speed profiles for any sea passage. NAPA-Voyage-Optimization leaflet  

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Using operational data, 3D product models, and digital structure analyses to estimate a ship’s life cycle

by Tapio Hulkkonen and Teemu Manderbacka For most of maritime history it has been difficult to assess the real environmental history of a ship. Its classification society records will give you information about any mechanical or structural defects that have had to be fixed. What those records won’t tell you are the storms it has […]

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Metocean forecasts as component in reducing shipping emissions

Vessel optimization is built upon the compound benefits of data. And at NAPA we’re constantly looking for new sources of reliable data that we can use to improve the results we can achieve for ships using NAPA’s voyage optimization software. NAPA has been working with Tidetech for many years, and its tidal, wave and wind data has helped us […]

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The biggest challenges to IoT adoption have been overcome say NAPA, Danelec Marine, ClassNK and Inmarsat

Helsinki, Finland – 02 July 2018 The technology already exists to avoid accidents and deliver business benefits, conclude shipping tech leaders – but perceived cost and wariness of data sharing remain barriers to adoption NAPA, global maritime software, services and data analysis provider, teamed up with Danelec Marine, the manufacturer of Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs), […]

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