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Managing design complexity for cruise vessels with NAPA Steel

Wismar, Germany / Helsinki, Finland   In the 55 years between 1940 and 1995, the record for the largest passenger ship changed hands twice. In the 24 years since 1995 that record has been broken 11 times. With additional size comes additional complexity, and it’s no different for the design process. MV Werften has developed […]

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Stability as a service

By Lauri Pöyhönen and Petteri Vilanen, Safety Solutions, NAPA Ltd. The cruise industry is constantly expanding its itineraries, and there’s a constant competition to see who can go the furthest. The first expedition cruise was to Antarctica in 1966, but until relatively recently they were relatively rare. In part this was because they were usually no-frills […]

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PROSTEP and NAPA successfully completed their first joint co-operation project for Meyer Turku

Darmstadt/Helsinki, 26 March 2019 A partnership between PROSTEP, the product lifecycle management (PLM) consulting and solutions company and NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider, has successfully completed a ship design solution development project for Meyer Turku, one of the world’s leading shipbuilders. Increasingly, shipyards function as integrators between multiple parties in […]

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NAPA User Meetings

Customer Experiences – Technical Workshops –  Training – NAPA Labs – Networking NAPA User Meetings bring together NAPA users from all around the world to hear about the latest developments of NAPA, to learn new ways to use our solutions, and to share experiences and ideas with peers and NAPA experts. They provide an excellent […]

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NAPA C# Scripting Training, October 2019

Boost the use of NAPA by scripting! NAPA Designer offers a wide set of standard modeling tools and functions. However the processes can be made even faster and more efficient with a set of custom scripts and tools. The C# application programming interface (API) offers an efficient way to boost the use of NAPA Designer […]

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DSME selects NAPA Steel to transform ship design processes

Helsinki, Finland/Geoje, Korea – 6 February 2018 Leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider NAPA has announced that DSME, one of the world’s leading shipyards, has selected 3D model-based NAPA Steel software to streamline design processes and meet the needs of 21st century naval architects and structure designers. DSME chose NAPA Steel thanks to […]

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C-Job chooses NAPA to accelerate vessel concept design with Darwinian theory and 3D models

Helsinki, Finland/Hoofddorp, The Netherlands – 7 December 2017 NAPA, a leading global maritime software, services and data analysis provider, and C-Job Naval Architects, the largest independent ship design and engineering company in the Netherlands, have announced a webinar to introduce Accelerated Concept Design – a way to automate and optimize the concept stage of the ship […]

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NAPA and NDES announce co-operation on system collaboration and engineering service business for shipbuilding

Helsinki, Finland –  July 19, 2017  Co-operation begins with interfaces for NAPA Steel and NDES Beagle, linking early-stage design with production planning NAPA, a leading global maritime software, services and data analysis provider, and NTT Data Engineering Systems (NDES), Japanese experts in maritime software development and engineering, today announced collaboration on ship design and manufacturing […]

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Hyundai Heavy Industries chooses NAPA Steel for paradigm shift in ship design

Helsinki, Finland – February 13, 2017 Hyundai Heavy Industries achieves paradigm shift in ship design by using new 3D model-based software from NAPA Leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider NAPA has announced that Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s largest shipbuilder and frontrunner in ship design technology has implemented NAPA Steel’s 3D-model-based ship structural […]

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