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A “studio” approach to solving shipping’s decarbonization challenges

Imagine a music studio on Abbey Road, with a prodigious drummer, bassist, singer, guitarist, and pianist all putting their genius together to create a new hit that will top global charts. Now, what if we could apply the same creative and collaborative recipe to solve some of shipping’s biggest challenges? This is what NAPA Studios […]

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Cross-industry collaboration launches to accelerate digital twins uptake in shipping

The Digital Twin project involving Japan-based ship owners, shipbuilders, classification society and a software provider signals a potential breakthrough in the sharing of ship design and operational data. Tokyo, Japan/Helsinki, Finland: 22 May 2024 – Japanese maritime leaders have announced the successful completion of the early phases of a cross-industry project aimed at creating a […]

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Keeping the ultimate vacation safe and stable – the advanced digital technology behind the Icon of the Seas

Described by Royal Caribbean as the “boldest initiative”, Icon of the Seas, has made global headlines for its extraordinary size and flamboyant features on board, including a water park, a 55-foot-tall indoor waterfall and a suspended infinity pool. However, the vessel is also a pioneer in another way: from next-generation safety and stability systems to […]

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TUI Cruises taps into shipboard data to improve fleet operations

TUI Cruises’ Capt. Christian Lerche offers a compelling glimpse into the evolving dynamics of ship operations and the pivotal role of data-driven everyday fleet operations for better safety, efficiency and sustainability. In this interview, TUI Cruises’ Corporate Captain, Christian Lerche, shares his perspective on the transformative power of data, particularly in partnership with NAPA. His […]

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Royal Caribbean Group: Harmonizing tech and data to improve cruise safety and operations

How the largest cruise lines group is streamlining operations between ship and shore with digital tools and data for improving safety and efficiencies.  We interviewed Capt. Sebastian Naneder, Director Nautical Operations, Fleet Captain GFM at Royal Caribbean Group (TUI and Hapag Lloyd Fleet) on how the cruise line is using digital technology and data to […]

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Virgin Voyages: Using digital tools to improve ship safety, compliance and operations

How the trailblazer cruise line, known for its innovative approach to everything, uses the full suite of NAPA safety and efficiency solutions to improve its fleet’s operations.   In this interview, Virgin Voyages‘ Fleet Captain, Marco Carsjens, shares how NAPA’s solutions have benefitted their operation onboard as well as on the shoreside. He especially points towards the […]

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Isle of Man Steam Packet Company installs NAPA digital systems to boost safety and efficiency of flagship ferry

Next-generation stability, emergency, e-logbook and fleet intelligence systems will enhance safety and optimize operations on critical passenger ferry service.  Helsinki, Finland, 14 January 2024: The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, the provider of ferry services to and from the Isle of Man, has installed and completed final inspection of NAPA’s full suite of stability […]

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NAPA Safety Summit 2024

Navigating new tides of ship safety, efficiency, and sustainability together. Join us for another insightful and collaborative NAPA Safety Summit 2024, scheduled to take place in another Fantastic Finland location — the Lake District of Finland – Saimaa. Mark your calendars for 10-13 June 2024, and contribute to building the roadmap for a safer, greener, […]

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NAPA & Stena Line: Two Decades of Collaborative Maritime Innovation for Enhanced Efficiency and Safety

    Challenge: Boosting Stena Line’s maritime innovation and efficiency with NAPA’s cutting-edge solutions  Stena Line, a well-established ferry operator, has a reputation for its practical approach to maritime efficiency and innovation. A significant aspect of their operational competency is attributed to the collaborations they have nurtured over the years, one of the most notable […]

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Royal Caribbean cruise: Leveraging NAPA’s ship stability data on the cloud

How the largest cruise company in the world is using NAPA’s next-gen ship stability management system and simulations to enhance cruise safety and efficiency decisions – both onboard and onshore.     We interviewed Matthew Pickett, Manager, Maritime Safety Compliance at Royal Caribbean Group earlier this year at NAPA Safety Summit 2023 on how the largest and […]

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