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NAPA Fleet Intelligence provides performance insights for Shin Kurushima Sanoyas Shipbuilding’s vessels in service

NAPA Fleet Intelligence analysis for data collected via the IoS-OP data center and Furuno Open Platform (FOP) will enhance future vessel and voyage optimization NAPA Fleet Intelligence, a cloud-based platform for analyzing operational data, is being used to analyze data for a bulk carrier built by Shin Kurushima Sanoyas Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. The bulk carrier […]

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Neste increases sustainability with NAPA Voyage Optimization

Sustainable fuel supplier Neste Corporation achieves a significant increase in fuel efficiency and subsequent reduction in emissions using NAPA Voyage Optimization software Neste Corporation Neste is an advanced refiner of high-quality, sustainable oil products from renewable sources and the world’s largest renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel producer. It aims to help its customers reduce […]

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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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NAPA joins Finnish Clean Propulsion Technologies consortium to accelerate development of low-carbon solutions in shipping

The consortium brings together leading academic bodies and industry experts to bolster Finland’s leadership in developing low-carbon technologies for shipping and off-road transport Helsinki, Finland – 8 April 2021 NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider has announced its participation in the Clean Propulsion Technologies project (CPT), a consortium led by the […]

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Five tips for better routing: Insights on safer and more fuel-efficient sea passages

Are there some typical patterns for poor routing? How much could be saved by optimizing a route? To find out, we combined NAPA’s voyage planning technology with historical data of the global merchant fleet. By retro-optimizing past voyages, we found where the most potential for better routing is. The findings are collected in this guidebook […]

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NAPA Webinar: Real-life voyage optimization stories

How to take advantage of sea currents for fuel savings? How to route optimally through Emission Control Areas? What experiences and insights Neste, an advanced refiner of high-quality sustainable oil products, has gained by using NAPA Voyage Optimization?   This webinar originally took place on December 9th, 2020. Watch the recording to hear Risto-Juhani Kariranta, […]

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Survey: Owners and charterers believe that voyage efficiency savings of 28% are possible  

Research by digitalization veterans, NAPA, and BLUE Insight, shows optimism in the potential for savings that aligns with research into voyage optimization. However, cost and verification of data are still barriers to wider adoption.  Helsinki, Finland – 12 February 2020 – A survey has found that shipping sees a vast potential reduction in fuel consumption. Responding to a survey by NAPA […]

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Fuel consumption transparency in chartering?

by Pekka Pakkanen, Director, Development, NAPA Shipping Solutions In May this year Trafigura added a clause to its standard terms and conditions with shipowners, requiring information that will allow it to track how much fuel is consumed per metric tonne of cargo loaded while transporting Trafigura-controlled cargoes. To give you a sense of the scale […]

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Accurate zero installation methods for monitoring operational efficiency

Guarantee of ship speed at given consumption is essential for planning of the operations. NAPA Fleet Intelligence makes possible accurate ship performance assessment with zero onboard installations – revealing level of fouling and the effect of weather to the performance – with the help of a digital twin of the vessel. We have built hydrodynamics-based […]

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NAPA announced as first service provider for Ship Data Center’s IoS Open Platform

NAPA will provide performance analytics and voyage optimization expertise via platform Helsinki, 22 May 2019 – NAPA the leading provider of maritime software, services and data analysis, today announced that it has become the first service provider for ClassNK-owned Ship Data Center’s Internet of Ships Open Platform (ShipDC IoS-OP). NAPA will provide ship performance analytics […]

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