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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 Stand Talk at SMM 2022: How to improve your vessels’ CII rating?

At SMM 2022 in Hamburg, NAPA’s Henrik Grönlund and Philippos Giannakos discussed how ship owners and operators could improve their vessel’s CII rating. Watching the video, you will find out: What the similarities and differences are between CII and EEXI How much weather routing and optimizing voyages can improve the CII rating A case example […]

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NAPA outlines collaborative pathways for safer and faster maritime decarbonization

Helsinki (Finland), 1st September 2022: As the maritime industry steps up collaboration to address its decarbonization challenge, making it work in practice will rely on digital tools that are already available today. Leaders at NAPA, a global digital technology provider for the maritime sector, underline that data is central to effective collaboration, supporting the safe and […]

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Data-powered digital solutions boost the benefits of wind propulsion

The idea of reviving the ‘age of sail’ in the world of modern commercial shipping has sparked interest in the broader media and captured the imagination of many outside the industry. For insiders, it’s a romantic idea that needs to stand up to the harsh realities of a modern, narrow-margin, highly-regulated and competitive industry. With […]

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Japanese shipping technology leaders in collaboration to develop digital engineering platforms for sustainable maritime logistics

University of Tokyo, NYK, MTI, JMU, Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, Furuno, Japan Radio, BEMAC, ClassNK and NAPA join forces to build a co-operative simulation platform, focusing on decarbonization technology, autonomous operations and shipyard efficiency Tokyo, Japan – August 2022: A group of Japanese technology leaders 1 have come together to establish a cooperation program called “Maritime and Ocean […]

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Three Maritime Transition Scenarios: Uncertainty is inescapable, but we can still make good decisions today

by Mikko Forss, NAPA Design Solutions, and Pekka Pakkanen, NAPA Shipping Solutions   How can we speed up the decarbonization transition and develop a more sustainable and profitable maritime ecosystem? At NAPA we were one of 13 companies that participated in a unique scenario-based analysis of this important question. A key outcome was that it […]

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NAPA’s digital expertise underpins new collaboration tackling “Sail Fast, then Wait” to reduce shipping’s emissions

Blue Visby solution can reduce shipping emissions by around 15% by eradicating the practice of “Sail Fast, then Wait” through an innovative contractual framework, supported by cutting-edge digital technology Helsinki, Finland – 7 July 2022: NAPA, a leading digital technology provider for the maritime industry, has become one of the founding and coordinating members of […]

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Creating flexible designs for sustainable, future-proof vessels

To create the sustainable fleets of the future, key decisions must be made from the very beginning of the design process. This includes creating flexible designs that will enable a ship to incorporate new fuels and technologies throughout its lifecycle, as well as a comprehensive assessment of emissions for each unique design. To meet the […]

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NAPA, ClassNK and Marubeni to collaborate on fleet-wide study of EEXI and CII’s effect on operations

NAPA and ClassNK will work together with Marubeni to evaluate potential fuel savings achievable through voyage optimization, and compare adaptation strategies Helsinki, Finland and Tokyo, Japan – April 11, 2022: NAPA, the leading maritime software, services, and data analysis provider, will work with leading class society ClassNK and Japanese general trading company Marubeni to assess […]

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Norsepower and NAPA join forces to maximize wind propulsion benefits using voyage optimization

New agreement between cleantech and maritime software leaders will use voyage optimization tools to help wind-assisted vessels in their voyage planning to boost fuel savings and emissions reductions. Helsinki, Finland – 04 April 2022 – Norsepower Oy Ltd., the world-leading provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems, has signed a formal agreement with NAPA, the global maritime […]

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