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NAPA Webinar: Recalibrating a vessel’s loading condition with NAPA Loading Computer

With COVID-19 many cruise liners and passenger vessels are currently in long term lay-up; sat almost empty without their usual capacity of provisions and passengers. As a result, on resuming normal operations, the vessel’s loading condition will fail to reflect the actual vessel load and will require the recalibration of new loading conditions by the […]

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NAPA Webinar: How to monitor vulnerability and survivability of an intact ship – Introduction to NAPA Emergency Computer

NAPA Emergency Computer offers a unique solution for monitoring the vulnerability of an intact ship, as well as, the survivability of the ship when it becomes damaged. A product of years of research and development, the NAPA Emergency Computer is an industry-leading safety solution and is currently installed onboard almost 50 passenger ships. View the […]

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The FLARE project: a journey to increased passenger ship safety

by Teemu Manderbacka and Markus Tompuri At the end of 2019 we partnered with industry leaders as part of the European Commission-funded FLARE project with the aim of increasing passenger ship safety. Since then, our safety and shipping experts have been leading its Flooding Accident Response team. Primarily this has involved developing a risk-based methodology […]

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NAPA Webinar: Keeping your ship stability expertise up-to-date

Are you looking to expand your understanding or refresh your knowledge on ship stability and safety? If so, the recording from a webinar on Stability eLearning hosted by Product Managers Jussi Siltanen and Olli Puustinen from NAPA, streamed on 19 May 2020 is for you. This webinar introduces you to the basic ship stability related […]

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Managing design complexity for Genting’s cruise ships with NAPA Steel

Background MV Werften is a leading shipbuilding company that operates across three facilities in Germany on behalf of its parent company, Genting, and Genting’s three brands: Star Cruises, Dream Cruises, and Crystal Cruises. Globally the cruise business has been experiencing strong growth. A substantial number of new cruise vessels have been built over the last […]

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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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NAPA partners with industry leaders to increase passenger ship safety in European Commission funded FLARE project

The Flooding Accident Response project, FLARE, will target a risk-based methodology for “live” flooding risk assessment and control, by developing a generic and holistic risk model with potential application to both newbuildings and existing ships  Helsinki, Finland 11 December 2019 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider, has joined forces with […]

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Seatrade Cruise Global 2019: Change is what we’re here for

by Esa Henttinen, NAPA Safety Solutions How does change happen? The same way that a year passes: one moment at a time. To some people this definition is too simplistic. They’re probably right. They’ll also tell you that unless you change the way you look at things or the way you act it’s difficult to […]

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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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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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