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A fair, data-powered solution to solve sail-fast-then-wait and reduce emissions

The Blue Visby project is demonstrating that shipowners, charterers and ports can improve their environmental performance by eliminating the sail-fast-then-wait sailing practice, without compromising commercially sensitive data. In fact, a surprisingly small amount of commercial data, in addition to data that is already publicly available, is all that is required – it’s collaboration and a […]

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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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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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Decarbonization in the maritime industry – What it is, and what you can do about it?

In 2023, several new maritime regulations will come into effect, targeting to cut emissions from Shipping. EEXI, CII, EU ETS, ETD, and FuelEU Maritime are among these regulations. Wow, that’s a bunch of acronyms! This NAPA guidebook will shed light on what these acronyms mean, explain the basics of these new regulations, and share some […]

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How the Fit For 55 legislation will affect the shipping industry – and how you can prepare

What is ‘Fit For 55’? In July 2021, the EU Commission published an extensive legislative proposal package called ‘Fit For 55’ as part of its larger European Green Deal, which aims to make the EU carbon-neutral by 2050. The Fit For 55 package contains 12 items that, in conjunction, aim to reduce EU greenhouse gas […]

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MDC uses NAPA design software to propel innovative eco-vessel design

By using NAPA software for modeling, geometry, and to calculate ship stability, MDC can efficiently and accurately produce designs for a diverse range of vessels and support its clients with complex clean technology retrofit projects. The ro-ro cargo vessel SC Connector retrofitted with Norsepower’s Rotor Sails (Image: Marine Design and Consulting AS) Background Marine Design […]

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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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