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NAPA Webinar: All you need to know about the new NAPA Loading Computer Type 4

NAPA is proud to have been the first in the industry to receive DNV GL type approval for our NAPA Loading Computer Type 4 and LCS(DC), which we developed to enhance safety in flooding emergencies and to provide the master with more information for safe return to port.   View the recording of the NAPA Webinar and hear an overview of the software […]

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NAPA Webinar: Top 10 Tips and Tricks for NAPA Loading Computer Users

Are you a NAPA Loading Computer user interested in learning our top tips and tricks to get more out of your stability management software? Our Service Manager and Trainer Tuomas Häkkinen and Senior Product Manager Jussi Siltanen will be running a free webinar detailing their best practices for operating selected areas of the stability software, […]

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NAPA Webinar: Recalibrating a vessel’s loading condition with NAPA Loading Computer

With COVID-19 many cruise liners and passenger vessels are currently in long term lay-up; sat almost empty without their usual capacity of provisions and passengers. As a result, on resuming normal operations, the vessel’s loading condition will fail to reflect the actual vessel load and will require the recalibration of new loading conditions by the […]

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NAPA Safety Solutions – full steam ahead

By Jussi Siltanen, Senior Product Manager, NAPA Safety Solutions, NAPA Ltd. In addition to the hardships of 2020 – with COVID-19 impacting global supply chains, stalling crew changeovers, and halting passenger travel – we have also seen an industry showing great resilience, adaptability and a drive to return bigger and better. Digitising operations and adopting smart solutions to optimise vessels and […]

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NAPA Loading Computer Type 4 awarded DNV GL type approval in industry first

Approval of the NAPA Loading Computer Type 4 and LCS(DC) furthers the adoption of next-generation loading computers, which assess damage in real-time with increased accuracy, enhancing industry safety standards Helsinki, Finland – 15 October, 2020 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, services, and data analysis provider, has announced that it has been awarded type approval […]

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The next generation of loading computer has arrived

By Markus Tompuri, Senior Technical Consultant, NAPA Safety Solutions, NAPA Ltd. There are currently four types of stability software, all of which have varying levels of capability. Type 1 has software that only calculates intact stability. Type 2 can calculate intact stability and check damage stability based on a limit curve (e.g. for vessels applicable […]

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World’s most environmentally friendly RoPax to be safety secured by NAPA

NAPA Emergency Computer and NAPA Loading Computer provide industry benchmark safety and operational optimization software to Wasaline’s new ferry Helsinki, Finland – 13 January 2020 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider has announced the signing of a new contract with the northernmost year-round ferry, Wasaline, for its newbuilding AURORA BOTNIA. […]

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Windstar Cruises selects NAPA for stability management to maximize fleet safety

Helsinki, Finland – 9 April 2019 NAPA Loading Computer ensures optimal planning of stowage, cargo and ballast for market leader in small ship cruising NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider and Windstar Cruises, the market leader in small ship cruising, today announced that NAPA’s Loading Computer has been installed across its […]

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Carnival Corporation and NAPA sign extension to service and product agreement for all Carnival brands

Helsinki, Finland – 8 April, 2019 NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider has today announced a comprehensive service and product agreement extension with Carnival Corporation, the world’s biggest cruise company with a combined fleet of more than 100 vessels across 9 cruise line brands. This covers comprehensive services for the onboard […]

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Stability as a service

By Lauri Pöyhönen and Petteri Vilanen, Safety Solutions, NAPA Ltd. The cruise industry is constantly expanding its itineraries, and there’s a constant competition to see who can go the furthest. The first expedition cruise was to Antarctica in 1966, but until relatively recently they were relatively rare. In part this was because they were usually no-frills […]

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