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NAPA expands Central European presence and R&D capabilities with a new branch in Germany

Expansion into Germany will support NAPA’s growth in the key maritime markets, tapping into a strong local talent pool to advance digital solutions for a safer and more sustainable maritime industry. Helsinki, Finland, 6 September 2023 – NAPA, a global provider of maritime software and data services, has announced the creation of a new subsidiary […]

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MEPC 80 has spoken, but what shipping does next will speak loudest

The full outcome of the IMO’s historic agreement on shipping’s decarbonization will be defined by what the industry decides to do next. Although not as categorical as many had hoped, the new strategy’s enhanced ambition calls for immediate action – and a lot can be done already. It may not be perfect, but the IMO’s […]

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Taking wind propulsion to the next level with voyage optimization

A joint simulation project between NAPA, Norsepower, and Sumitomo Heavy Industries has validated the emissions reduction potential of combining wind propulsion with voyage optimization. The results so far are impressive, confirming that the technologies can deliver up to 28% emissions reductions on average – but we are not stopping there. Phase two of the project […]

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NAPA wins in four categories at the Ship Technology Excellence Awards 2023

NAPA was awarded in four categories at the Ship Technology Excellence Awards 2023! The Ship Technology Excellence Awards, which highlight the greatest achievements and innovations in the maritime industry, are a tribute to NAPA’s constant commitment to driving positive change for a more intelligent and sustainable maritime world. NAPA CII Simulator has triumphed in the […]

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CII in practice: The value of being proactive

Welcome to the CII era, where a ship’s operational carbon efficiency will impact its competitiveness and business prospects. While much uncertainty remains, the good news is that the technology and practical tools needed to enable shipowners and charterers to successfully manage their CII already exist in the form of simulation and data analysis tools. The […]

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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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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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NAPA and Elomatic: unpacking the secret behind two decades of successful collaboration

Behind every great vessel is a great team – but what makes a great team even better?  Building the blueprint for successful collaboration, data-driven solutions are enabling faster design, better communication and more innovation. When that basis is established, designing safer, greener and more efficient ships becomes significantly easier.   Transforming the industry one project at […]

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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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