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NAPA Safety Solutions – full steam ahead

By Jussi Siltanen, Senior Product Manager, NAPA Safety Solutions, NAPA Ltd. In addition to the hardships of 2020 – with COVID-19 impacting global supply chains, stalling crew changeovers, and halting passenger travel – we have also seen an industry showing great resilience, adaptability and a drive to return bigger and better. Digitising operations and adopting smart solutions to optimise vessels and […]

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NAPA 2020.2 Coming Soon

NAPA Release 2020.2 will be published in the final quarter of 2020. With several new features and functionalities, we are excited to announce that NAPA 2020.2 will be released soon. Check out some of the exciting improvements and updates in our new videos. Hull surface design with NAPA Designer, with multiple views   Intact Stability […]

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Møre Maritime chose NAPA

Norwegian ship consulting company focusing on wellboat designs found NAPA software to meet their needs for an integrated solution for advanced stability and regulation support. Møre Maritime Møre Maritime is a Norwegian ship consulting company that develops ship designs and prepares complete production drawing packages for newbuilding and retrofit projects. Møre Maritime’s prime area of […]

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The next generation of loading computer has arrived

By Markus Tompuri, Senior Technical Consultant, NAPA Safety Solutions, NAPA Ltd. There are currently four types of stability software, all of which have varying levels of capability. Type 1 has software that only calculates intact stability. Type 2 can calculate intact stability and check damage stability based on a limit curve (e.g. for vessels applicable […]

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NAPA Release 2020.1

The new NAPA Release is available for downloading now! This is the first NAPA Release of 2020 and we’re excited to share the information on the new development with you. This article highlights the most significant latest development. We have also worked hard to improve the software quality in the form of error corrections and […]

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NAPA Webinar: Keeping your ship stability expertise up-to-date

Are you looking to expand your understanding or refresh your knowledge on ship stability and safety? If so, the recording from a webinar on Stability eLearning hosted by Product Managers Jussi Siltanen and Olli Puustinen from NAPA, streamed on 19 May 2020 is for you. This webinar introduces you to the basic ship stability related […]

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Decision support systems for determining stability on damaged passenger ships

By Pekka Ruponen, Lead Research Engineer, NAPA Even as ships have become larger, the rate of ship accidents has decreased. Nevertheless, accidents continue to occur despite major improvements to their design and operation. Collision, grounding, and contact are the most likely causes of damage to a passenger ship. Traditionally, the damage stability analyses have been based […]

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Carnival Corporation and NAPA sign extension to service and product agreement for all Carnival brands

Helsinki, Finland – 8 April, 2019 NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider has today announced a comprehensive service and product agreement extension with Carnival Corporation, the world’s biggest cruise company with a combined fleet of more than 100 vessels across 9 cruise line brands. This covers comprehensive services for the onboard […]

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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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Sink or swim: Safety at seas for passenger ships

by Jussi Siltanen, NAPA Safety Solutions How would your passengers feel if they knew you were only doing the legal minimum to keep them safe at sea? It’s an age-old question about responsibility, and one which should challenge assumptions about the way in which a business is run. Should we expect our ships and crews […]

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