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Bluetech Finland: Leveraging 3D models for superior efficiency in ship design

Bluetech Finland, a ship design and engineering firm, outshines in adapting swiftly to the evolving demands of ship design, ensuring high-quality outcomes for their clients. NAPA’s design solutions, including stability calculations and detailed design capabilities with the advanced 3D model, have been crucial tools for their daily work since the company’s start. These tools play […]

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3D-powered efficiency – how VARD delivered a ship design in just 10 weeks

Teams at VARD Design & Engineering were faced with a major challenge: could they slash the typical structural design time by a third, and go from contract signing to class package in 10 weeks? Equipped with NAPA’s 3D based tools, they rose to the occasion by working smartly, creatively, and collaboratively. Here’s how they achieved […]

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KYMA: using 3D models to power yacht design innovation

The world of yacht design is one of constant innovation. Evolving customer demands are continuously prompting naval architects and structural engineers to push the boundaries of creativity, while ensuring safety and a smooth, efficient design process. Here’s how, using NAPA tools, KYMA is harnessing the latest advances in 3D ship design to turn this challenge […]

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HD Hyundai Heavy Industries, NAPA and CADMATIC join forces to develop digital shipyard

Partnership between software providers and the world’s largest shipyard will digitalize and streamline the ship design and construction process, enabling the fast-paced innovation needed to support shipping’s decarbonization transition.  Ulsan, Helsinki and Turku, 18 January 2024 – HD Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s largest shipyard, has announced a joint development project (JDP) with NAPA and […]

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SDARI, BV and NAPA joint project validates benefits of 3D model-based classification approvals

20 November 2023: Bureau Veritas (BV), a world leader in testing, inspection and certification, the Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI) and NAPA, a global provider of maritime software and data services, have completed the first phase of a Joint Development Project (JDP) to enable 3D model-based approvals for the classification of ships.    […]

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Collaborate on more efficient design today for greener ships tomorrow

The NAPA User Meeting 2023 has shown how the ship design community can come together, sharing expertise and practical experience to make processes more efficient and fit for an era of fast-paced innovation. This collaborative spirit will be essential to help the sector keep up with rapid changes and fully play its part in shipping’s […]

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China Classification Society and NAPA introduce new joint interface to streamline 3D ship design approval process

Project to establish an interface between NAPA Steel and China Classification Society’s COMPASS-SDP will enable greater data interoperability for easier rule calculations, time-saving and closer collaboration.    Helsinki (Finland), 15th June 2023: NAPA, the leading provider of maritime software, services, and data analysis, and China Classification Society (CCS), the worldwide main class and an active member […]

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