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Latest Development of NAPA Steel

A series of live NAPA User Webinars took place on 9 – 10 June 2020. If you missed them, don’t miss the recordings! NAPA Designer 2020 versions contain many improvements that help to make the structural modeling experience unique with NAPA. The latest improvements in Finite Element Meshing contain the manual and automatic meshing functions, […]

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Structural Design with NAPA

A series of live NAPA User Webinars took place on 9 – 10 June 2020. If you missed them, don’t miss the recordings! NAPA Steel offers a unique and efficient structural design experience. The integration to the design process has been made easy with the number of interfaces to other CAD and rule check software. […]

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Webinar: Voyage Planning for Maximum Vessel Efficiency

Webinar hosted by Riviera Maritime Media; NAPA among panelists Teemu Manderbacka, Senior Research Engineer in NAPA Shipping Solutions, was involved in an expert panel to discuss voyage planning in a webinar hosted by Riviera Maritime Media. This webinar was part of Vessel Optimisation Webinar Week. Panelists in the webinar were representing different viewpoints to voyage […]

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Overcoming complexity and ambiguity in weather routing

by Teemu Manderbacka, Senior R&D Engineer, NAPA Shipping Solutions Voyage optimization has empirically demonstrated that it has the capability to provide significant reductions in consumed fuel, and to help choose navigation routes that safely avoid dangerous conditions. However, even after a ship makes these choices and leaves port for its next destination there will still […]

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Survey: Owners and charterers believe that voyage efficiency savings of 28% are possible  

Research by digitalization veterans, NAPA, and BLUE Insight, shows optimism in the potential for savings that aligns with research into voyage optimization. However, cost and verification of data are still barriers to wider adoption.  Helsinki, Finland – 12 February 2020 – A survey has found that shipping sees a vast potential reduction in fuel consumption. Responding to a survey by NAPA […]

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NAPA helps BC Ferries join the e-log revolution

NAPA Logbook makes routines easier, increases transparency, and decreases workload and human error Helsinki, Finland – 24 June 2019 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider, today announced that its industry-benchmark electronic logbook, NAPA Logbook, has been chosen by BC Ferries as a fleet-wide standard solution. As the world’s leading provider […]

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Fuel consumption transparency in chartering?

by Pekka Pakkanen, Director, Development, NAPA Shipping Solutions In May this year Trafigura added a clause to its standard terms and conditions with shipowners, requiring information that will allow it to track how much fuel is consumed per metric tonne of cargo loaded while transporting Trafigura-controlled cargoes. To give you a sense of the scale […]

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DSME, Korea Maritime and Ocean University, NAPA and AVL announce strategic partnership to develop digital ship

Partnership will develop engine room and operations solutions for digital twins Busan, June 17, 2019 –  DSME, Korea Maritime and Ocean University, NAPA and AVL have announced a strategic co-operation agreement to develop digital ships and related strategic solutions. The agreement will combine the four parties’ expertise in naval architecture and shipbuilding, engines, big data, […]

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Download NAPA Fleet Intelligence leaflet

Download here a short PDF leaflet to learn more about NAPA Fleet Intelligence or follow the link to NAPA Fleet Intelligence page. NAPA-Fleet-Intelligence-2-pager_20191    

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Emissions and EU-MRV – incentives, transparency, and better data

By Risto Kariranta, Shipping Solutions, NAPA Ltd. The European Commission’s (EC) decision to make public data relating to the carbon emission performance of individual vessels has led to mixed reactions throughout the shipping industry. It is not the premise of the regulation which has resulted in scrutiny (the EC has collected data under its monitoring reporting […]

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