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HD Hyundai Heavy Industries, NAPA and CADMATIC join forces to develop digital shipyard

Partnership between software providers and the world’s largest shipyard will digitalize and streamline the ship design and construction process, enabling the fast-paced innovation needed to support shipping’s decarbonization transition.  Ulsan, Helsinki and Turku, 18 January 2024 – HD Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s largest shipyard, has announced a joint development project (JDP) with NAPA and […]

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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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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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Collaborate on more efficient design today for greener ships tomorrow

The NAPA User Meeting 2023 has shown how the ship design community can come together, sharing expertise and practical experience to make processes more efficient and fit for an era of fast-paced innovation. This collaborative spirit will be essential to help the sector keep up with rapid changes and fully play its part in shipping’s […]

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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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NAPA Release 2023.1

The first NAPA Release of 2023 is now live! All the changes in the software can be found in the NAPA Release Notes 2023.1 document, which is available in NAPAnet, with the installation packages. NAPA Release 2023.1 highlights: Upgraded user experience in hull form design More efficient loading condition management Towards detailed design-oriented structural design […]

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NAPA User Meeting 2023 Photo Gallery

Thank you for joining our event, NAPA User Meeting 2023 ‘Re-inventing Ship Design Together.’ Please take a moment to browse through the photo gallery and relive those cherished moments. Thank you for being a part of this remarkable event! If you have any requests or queries about the event photo, please get in touch with […]

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The future of design is now: taking 3D model-based approvals from concept to reality

Shipyards, designers, and class societies all recognize 3D model-based approvals (3D MBA) as an essential part of shipbuilding’s future, helping shipyards boost efficiency in an increasingly complex environment and tackle the growing challenges of the decarbonization transition. No longer a distant prospect, various shipyards and classification societies around the world are already working to make […]

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Damen, NAPA and Bureau Veritas successfully deploy 3D Classification approvals for first ship design

Damen Engineering will implement 3D Classification for further designs after first end-to-end trial with a dredger vessel demonstrates efficiency gains and time savings. Helsinki (Finland), 12 January 2022: Damen Engineering has announced the completion of their first vessel design to be entirely created, reviewed and class-approved using 3D models in collaboration with leading classification society Bureau […]

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NAPA Release 2022.2

The second NAPA Release of 2022 is now live! All the changes in the software can be found in the NAPA Release Notes 2022.2 document, which is available in NAPAnet, with the installation packages. In NAPA Release 2022.2, the main focus has been on the geometry and structure modeling and more efficient application functionality. Some […]

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