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NAPA integrates hydrodynamics into the initial ship design for greener shipping

NAPA streamlines the design process by integrating the hydrodynamic analysis. NAPA is best known for its comprehensive set of tools for flexible 3D modeling and ship stability analysis. What is less widely appreciated is that NAPA also has efficient tools for hydrodynamics analysis to support the process of hull form design. To deliver cleaner and […]

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NAPA Release 2019.2

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About NAPA Release 2019.2 Welcome to the launch of the second NAPA Release of 2019, we’re really excited by the potential applications for all the tools we’ve created and updated since NAPA Release 2019.1. Our team of engineers and developers has been working hard to identify, investigate, and improve […]

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NAPA Release 2019.1

    NAPA Release 2019.1 has been published NAPA Release 2019.1 installation packages (NAPA, NAPA Designer and NAPA Drafting) are now available for downloading in the NAPA Customers’ web service. In order to access the service, it is required to login with the personal username and password. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate […]

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See new NAPA Designer hull form features at NAPA User Meeting 2019

by Jukka Määttänen, NAPA Design Solutions NAPA has set the industry standard when it comes to hull form design. Our unique hull design methodology allows better control and flexibility for your design work, and a wide majority of the world’s hull forms are currently designed with NAPA tools. We are currently renewing our hull form […]

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PROSTEP and NAPA successfully completed their first joint co-operation project for Meyer Turku

Darmstadt/Helsinki, 26 March 2019 A partnership between PROSTEP, the product lifecycle management (PLM) consulting and solutions company and NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider, has successfully completed a ship design solution development project for Meyer Turku, one of the world’s leading shipbuilders. Increasingly, shipyards function as integrators between multiple parties in […]

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NAPA User Meetings

Customer Experiences – Technical Workshops –  Training – NAPA Labs – Networking NAPA User Meetings bring together NAPA users from all around the world to hear about the latest developments of NAPA, to learn new ways to use our solutions, and to share experiences and ideas with peers and NAPA experts. They provide an excellent […]

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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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Using flooding simulation analysis to improve SOLAS damage stability results

by Daniel Lindroth, NAPA Design Solutions When it entered service in 1912, the Titanic was the largest passenger ship in the world. During its construction it was hailed as “practically unsinkable,” and as the journalist Walter Lord wrote in his history of the ship, “[This] was the considered opinion of experts at the time.” The tragic […]

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DSME selects NAPA Steel to transform ship design processes

Helsinki, Finland/Geoje, Korea – 6 February 2018 Leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider NAPA has announced that DSME, one of the world’s leading shipyards, has selected 3D model-based NAPA Steel software to streamline design processes and meet the needs of 21st century naval architects and structure designers. DSME chose NAPA Steel thanks to […]

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C-Job chooses NAPA to accelerate vessel concept design with Darwinian theory and 3D models

Helsinki, Finland/Hoofddorp, The Netherlands – 7 December 2017 NAPA, a leading global maritime software, services and data analysis provider, and C-Job Naval Architects, the largest independent ship design and engineering company in the Netherlands, have announced a webinar to introduce Accelerated Concept Design – a way to automate and optimize the concept stage of the ship […]

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