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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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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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Visions on autonomous ship stability management

by Jussi Siltanen, NAPA Safety Solutions After a recent closing meeting of an autonomous vessel project group, I was encouraged to vision the role of stability management in an era where ships will be unmanned and most of the ship functions are controlled or monitored from ashore or by machine. Views on unmanned or autonomous […]

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Using flooding simulation analysis to improve SOLAS damage stability results

by Daniel Lindroth, NAPA Design Solutions When it entered service in 1912, the Titanic was the largest passenger ship in the world. During its construction it was hailed as “practically unsinkable,” and as the journalist Walter Lord wrote in his history of the ship, “[This] was the considered opinion of experts at the time.” The tragic […]

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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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