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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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Decarbonization in the maritime industry – What it is, and what you can do about it?

In 2023, several new maritime regulations will come into effect, targeting to cut emissions from Shipping. EEXI, CII, EU ETS, ETD, and FuelEU Maritime are among these regulations. Wow, that’s a bunch of acronyms! This NAPA guidebook will shed light on what these acronyms mean, explain the basics of these new regulations, and share some […]

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How the Fit For 55 legislation will affect the shipping industry – and how you can prepare

What is ‘Fit For 55’? In July 2021, the EU Commission published an extensive legislative proposal package called ‘Fit For 55’ as part of its larger European Green Deal, which aims to make the EU carbon-neutral by 2050. The Fit For 55 package contains 12 items that, in conjunction, aim to reduce EU greenhouse gas […]

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MDC uses NAPA design software to propel innovative eco-vessel design

By using NAPA software for modeling, geometry, and to calculate ship stability, MDC can efficiently and accurately produce designs for a diverse range of vessels and support its clients with complex clean technology retrofit projects. The ro-ro cargo vessel SC Connector retrofitted with Norsepower’s Rotor Sails (Image: Marine Design and Consulting AS) Background Marine Design […]

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How to navigate CII: what it is and how you can stay compliant

by Ossi Mettälä, Customer Success Manager, NAPA Shipping Solutions In 2018, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) established its greenhouse gas (GHG) strategy in response to mounting pressure for climate action following the Paris Agreement. In the IMO’s initial strategy, the most crucial level of ambition is related to the carbon intensity of ships, which must […]

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The basics of EEXI – from 2023, all existing ships must meet new energy efficiency standards

by Ossi Mettälä, Customer Success Manager, NAPA Shipping Solutions In June 2021, new amendments were adopted to the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) MARPOL convention in the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). The additions included new energy efficiency requirements –  Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) and Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII). These are part of the global […]

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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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Møre Maritime chose NAPA

Norwegian ship consulting company focusing on wellboat designs found NAPA software to meet their needs for an integrated solution for advanced stability and regulation support. Møre Maritime Møre Maritime is a Norwegian ship consulting company that develops ship designs and prepares complete production drawing packages for newbuilding and retrofit projects. Møre Maritime’s prime area of […]

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Emissions and EU-MRV – incentives, transparency, and better data

By Risto Kariranta, Shipping Solutions, NAPA Ltd. The European Commission’s (EC) decision to make public data relating to the carbon emission performance of individual vessels has led to mixed reactions throughout the shipping industry. It is not the premise of the regulation which has resulted in scrutiny (the EC has collected data under its monitoring reporting […]

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Using flooding simulation analysis to improve SOLAS damage stability results

by Daniel Lindroth, NAPA Design Solutions When it entered service in 1912, the Titanic was the largest passenger ship in the world. During its construction it was hailed as “practically unsinkable,” and as the journalist Walter Lord wrote in his history of the ship, “[This] was the considered opinion of experts at the time.” The tragic […]

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