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A fair, data-powered solution to solve sail-fast-then-wait and reduce emissions

The Blue Visby project is demonstrating that shipowners, charterers and ports can improve their environmental performance by eliminating the sail-fast-then-wait sailing practice, without compromising commercially sensitive data. In fact, a surprisingly small amount of commercial data, in addition to data that is already publicly available, is all that is required – it’s collaboration and a […]

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Information hub: Advancing ship design innovation and solving practical challenges

From automated design optimization and information sharing, to a fully 3D design and approval process, we’re constantly working with our partners to find new ways to improve the design process.

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NAPA outlines collaborative pathways for safer and faster maritime decarbonization

Helsinki (Finland), 1st September 2022: As the maritime industry steps up collaboration to address its decarbonization challenge, making it work in practice will rely on digital tools that are already available today. Leaders at NAPA, a global digital technology provider for the maritime sector, underline that data is central to effective collaboration, supporting the safe and […]

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NAPA’s digital expertise underpins new collaboration tackling “Sail Fast, then Wait” to reduce shipping’s emissions

Blue Visby solution can reduce shipping emissions by around 15% by eradicating the practice of “Sail Fast, then Wait” through an innovative contractual framework, supported by cutting-edge digital technology Helsinki, Finland – 7 July 2022: NAPA, a leading digital technology provider for the maritime industry, has become one of the founding and coordinating members of […]

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NAPA Voyage Optimization software integrated into Furuno Planning Station to boost shipping efficiency and sustainability

Integration of route planning software will improve operational performance, reduce fuel costs and CO2 emissions while contributing to safe and efficient navigation. Nishinomiya, Japan and Helsinki, Finland – May 26, 2022: Maritime electronics equipment provider FURUNO will incorporate NAPA Voyage Optimization, a solution developed by NAPA, the leading maritime software, services, and data analysis provider, […]

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Nissen Kaiun vessels obtain highest Digital Smart Ship notations from ClassNK following long-term use of NAPA Optimization and Monitoring solutions

Partnership on cloud-based and onboard efficiency leads to upgraded technological notation for Nissen Kaiun vessels, while ClassNK certifies NAPA Fleet Intelligence and Performance Monitoring solutions.   Helsinki, Finland and Tokyo, Japan – May 19, 2022: NAPA has announced that its data-powered voyage efficiency solutions have obtained a key innovation certification from class society ClassNK, who […]

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NAPA, ClassNK and Marubeni to collaborate on fleet-wide study of EEXI and CII’s effect on operations

NAPA and ClassNK will work together with Marubeni to evaluate potential fuel savings achievable through voyage optimization, and compare adaptation strategies Helsinki, Finland and Tokyo, Japan – April 11, 2022: NAPA, the leading maritime software, services, and data analysis provider, will work with leading class society ClassNK and Japanese general trading company Marubeni to assess […]

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NAPA Webinar: What every ship owner needs to know about EEXI & CII

What are the similarities and differences between EEXI (Energy Efficiency Index for Existing Ships) and CII (Carbon Intensity Indicator)? How to comply with EEXI and CII? What technical and operational alternatives are there? How do these regulations impact fleets? View the recording of this NAPA webinar to hear NAPA experts and a guest speaker introduce […]

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How to systematically slice down short sea shipping bunker costs and ensure safe navigation

by Teemu Manderbacka, Lead R&D Engineer, NAPA Shipping Solutions In our team at NAPA, we’ve recently looked at opportunities for better routing, by delving into data of past sailed voyages, running retro-optimization on them, and comparing where the most potential for better routing can be found. On ocean-crossing voyages, we’ve seen quite considerable savings potential, […]

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Don’t plow against sea currents!

by Ossi Mettälä, Customer Success Manager, NAPA Shipping Solutions Our team has recently been looking into data from past voyages of the global merchant fleet and conducting retro-optimization to find out where there would be most potential for better routing. In addition to these retro-optimization studies, real-life case examples offer valuable insight for better routing. […]

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