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NAPA User Meeting 2024

Join us for an insightful and engaging NAPA User Meeting 2024 event, scheduled to take place in the vibrant city of Malaga, Spain. Mark your calendars for May 2024 – Your journey into the future of maritime technology awaits! Dates and Venue Date Program Monday 20 May 2024 Opening event (19:00->) Tuesday 21 May 2024 […]

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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 […]

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NAPA Viewer 2022.1

A new version of NAPA Viewer is out now! NAPA Viewer 2022.1 enables more efficient design review by offering a new walk-through view mode, visualization of 3D CAD components and annotation of 2D sections to create instant 2D drawing views. NAPA Viewer A new web-based solution, NAPA Viewer, enables easy access to up-to-date NAPA 3D […]

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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 […]

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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 Steel Initial Online Training

Dive into the World of NAPA Steel, online! 3D structural model, ship & blocks weight calculation, FE auto meshing, direct interface to almost all class structural design software, easy class drawings? Does this make your plates buckle? Join the course and find out more! The initial training course is intended for people with none or […]

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NAPA Webinar: Achieve better designs quicker with NAPA FEM

The recording of the webinar is now available for viewing! In this free 45-minute webinar, our experts Krisfoffer Brink and Myeong-Jo Son discussed how automatically generated NAPA Finite Element (FE) models can help to identify the critical locations with alarming stress levels, already in the early design phases, speeding up the design process and leading […]

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The devil is in the details – why early FE analysis is essential?

Ships are large structures with a tremendous number of details that often aren’t given enough attention to in the early design stages, which can grow into major issues later on. Introducing the feedback of finite element (FE) analysis earlier in the design journey can help to pinpoint these problems, and zoom in on the right […]

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NAPA Webinar: Latest news on NAPA ship design solutions

The recording of the webinar is now available for viewing! In this free 45-minute webinar on 17 February 2022, we presented the latest news and development of NAPA software solutions for ship design. Our Mikko Forss and Olli Puustinen discussed about the following topics: 3D model-based structural design: The latest news and development related to […]

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Hyundai Heavy Industries and NAPA are innovating 3D structure design process together

Implementation of NAPA Steel streamlines the design process by providing a more agile and sophisticated platform for designers to collaborate on Background In 2016, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s largest shipyard, implemented NAPA Steel’s 3D model-based ship structural design tool across its Basic Hull Design Department. This marked a paradigm shift for HHI – […]

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