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View from the CEO: COP26 in review

by Mikko Kuosa, CEO, NAPA Will Shipping’s conversations at COP26 steer change? The shipping industry accounts for around 2-3% of all CO2 emissions, with some projections estimating that the industry could account for 17% of total annual CO2 emissions by 2050. Shipping was, therefore – rightly – officially on COP26’s agenda for the first time […]

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NAPA analysis shows EEXI would lead to a 6.6% cut in emissions, demonstrating the scale of the challenge to reach IMO goals

Data analysis on bulk carriers imagines “what if EEXI was implemented in 2019?”, and demonstrates that de-rating engines would only impact speed in limited circumstances Helsinki, Finland – 22 November 2021 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, services, and data analysis provider, has shared the preliminary results of its new research that explores the potential […]

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How to navigate CII: what it is and how you can stay compliant

by Ossi Mettälä, Customer Success Manager, NAPA Shipping Solutions In 2018, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) established its greenhouse gas (GHG) strategy in response to mounting pressure for climate action following the Paris Agreement. In the IMO’s initial strategy, the most crucial level of ambition is related to the carbon intensity of ships, which must […]

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The basics of EEXI – from 2023, all existing ships must meet new energy efficiency standards

by Ossi Mettälä, Customer Success Manager, NAPA Shipping Solutions In June 2021, new amendments were adopted to the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) MARPOL convention in the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). The additions included new energy efficiency requirements –  Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) and Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII). These are part of the global […]

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Why dodging ECAs doesn’t always pay off

by Claus Stigler, Product Owner of NAPA Voyage Optimization, NAPA Shipping Solutions Emission Control Areas (ECAs) are sea areas with stricter limits to airborne emissions from ships as ruled in MARPOL regulations. There are Emission Control Areas on many coastal seas worldwide: the Baltic Sea, the North Sea, the English Channel, the North American ECA, […]

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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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