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The devil is in the details – why early FE analysis is essential?

Ships are large structures with a tremendous number of details that often aren’t given enough attention to in the early design stages, which can grow into major issues later on. Introducing the feedback of finite element (FE) analysis earlier in the design journey can help to pinpoint these problems, and zoom in on the right […]

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NAPA and ClassNK launch new data link to support 3D ship design approval process

Upgraded data linkage will enable the seamless flow of information between design and class approval software, reducing time spent on information transfer by 30% and enabling closer collaboration. Helsinki, Finland – March 2, 2022 – NAPA, the leading provider of maritime software, services, and data analysis, and classification society ClassNK, have strengthened their partnership to […]

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NAPA enables new floating offshore wind turbine design for Samsung Heavy Industries

By using NAPA design software for modeling, geometry, and to calculate stability, Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) R&D center – Samsung Ship Model Basin (SSMB) – was able to design the Tri-Star Float model and enter the wind power generation market Background NAPA has a longstanding relationship with Samsung Heavy Industries, the South Korean shipbuilding company […]

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NAPA and Korean Register partner to facilitate 3D-Model-Based Approval

NAPA and KR develop an interface between 3D CAD/CAE system and class society’s rule scantling software, accelerating the approval process   Helsinki, Finland, 30 November 2021 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, services, and data analysis provider and class society Korean Register (KR), have completed the development of an interface linking structural design software – […]

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Hyundai Heavy Industries and NAPA are innovating 3D structure design process together

Implementation of NAPA Steel streamlines the design process by providing a more agile and sophisticated platform for designers to collaborate on Background In 2016, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s largest shipyard, implemented NAPA Steel’s 3D model-based ship structural design tool across its Basic Hull Design Department. This marked a paradigm shift for HHI – […]

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Fincantieri: Staying ahead of the pack

Fincantieri is one of the world’s leading shipyards. Since 1995 it has used NAPA to streamline its design process, and the partnership is still driving innovation today. How Fincantieri has used NAPA Steel to stay ahead of the competition for 18 years? Background Fincantieri’s naval division designs and delivers a wide variety of naval vessels, including frigates, corvettes, destroyers, […]

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One Model process on NAPA enables efficient concurrent engineering in concept design for Namura Shipbuilding

The Technology Development Centre of Namura Shipbuilding, which oversees the development of concept design of standard vessels, uses NAPA when establishing an effective concurrent design process between the different disciplines. Background Namura Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., one of Japan’s major shipbuilding companies, specializes in bulkers, tankers and gas carriers for shipowners and charterers. The Technology Development […]

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NAPA Steel increases design flexibility for Fosen Design and Solutions

By integrating NAPA software into its initial design phase, Fosen Design and Solutions, could easily take its models from 2D to 3D, laying the foundations for incomparable agility, fewer errors and a smoother overall design process. Background From new buildings to conversions and refurbishments, Fosen Design and Solutions provides fully optimized products across a range […]

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NAPA brings unrivaled efficiency to novel ice-class vessel design process at Aker Arctic

Aker Arctic uses NAPA FE meshing and NAPA Steel software to save time, increase flexibility and design capability on ice-class vessels concepts Background Aker Arctic is a leading Finnish engineering company specializing in developing the designs and related solutions for ice-breaking vessels operating in some of the world’s toughest conditions. Aker Arctic has used NAPA […]

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NAPA 2020.2 Coming Soon

NAPA Release 2020.2 will be published in the final quarter of 2020. With several new features and functionalities, we are excited to announce that NAPA 2020.2 will be released soon. Check out some of the exciting improvements and updates in our new videos. Hull surface design with NAPA Designer, with multiple views   Intact Stability […]

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