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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 on the basis of a limit curve (e.g. for […]

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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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Sink or swim: Safety at seas for passenger ships

by Jussi Siltanen, NAPA Safety Solutions How would your passengers feel if they knew you were only doing the legal minimum to keep them safe at sea? It’s an age-old question about responsibility, and one which should challenge assumptions about the way in which a business is run. Should we expect our ships and crews […]

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Download NAPA Safety Solutions brochure

Download the NAPA Safety Solutions brochure for more information on NAPA’s integrated decision support for increased stability and safety. NAPA Safety Solution brochure

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Visions on autonomous ship stability management

by Jussi Siltanen, NAPA Safety Solutions After a recent closing meeting of an autonomous vessel project group, I was encouraged to vision the role of stability management in an era where ships will be unmanned and most of the ship functions are controlled or monitored from ashore or by machine. Views on unmanned or autonomous […]

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