Skip to content

Tag: Ship stability

Tags

Usuki Shipyard expands its ship design tools with NAPA 3D Models

Over the last eight years, Usuki Shipyard in Japan has been expanding its use of NAPA’s ship design tools. The team from the Basic Design Section of the Ship Design Department is now looking to expand its use of NAPA 3D Models to include the design of onboard equipment. Usuki Shipyard has around 150 employees […]

Read Article

Shipping’s safer route to decarbonization

Why ship safety and efficiency must work in tandem to win the race to net zero. Shipping has come a long way from the safety horror stories, and the number of maritime incidents has decreased steadily in the past few decades. Yet, future fuels, carbon-capturing and new technologies needed for the race towards zero-carbon demand new […]

Read Article

Cruise industry welcomes a new level of real-time collaboration on safety data as Lloyd’s Register approves NAPA Stability

Helsinki (Finland), 10 October 2022: NAPA Stability, NAPA’s new stability management software for passenger vessels, has been approved by the classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR). This marks a milestone for the platform as it has now received type approval from both Lloyd’s Register and DNV who are the only class societies that provide this certification […]

Read Article

NAPA Stand Talk at SMM 2022: Revolution of 3D based ship design

At SMM 2022 in Hamburg, we had several interesting stand talks with our customers. On Tuesday, NAPA’s Tommi Kurki and Mikko Forss discussed with Sebastiano Battagli (Technical Manager) and Caterina Benedetti (Basic Design Team Leader) from Meccano Engineering about the benefits of NAPA in the concept design phase. For instance, by using NAPA, Meccano Engineering […]

Read Article

NAPA signs eLearning agreement with major cruise company for crew training

Helsinki (Finland), 20 September 2022: NAPA, a leading digital technology provider for the maritime industry, has entered a new long-term agreement with Royal Caribbean Group, one of the largest cruise companies in the world, to deliver eLearning to its crews worldwide. This partnership will help Royal Caribbean Group train both shipboard and shoreside crew on […]

Read Article

How a new way of monitoring flooding risk increases safety onboard passenger ships – case studies

In a previous blog, we described how NAPA has developed an innovative framework to conduct a rapid assessment and real-time monitoring of operational flooding risks for passenger ships. In this article, we go beyond theory and look at two case studies that showcase how this new approach will work in practice and improve the safety […]

Read Article

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 […]

Read Article