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NAPA Steel Initial Online Training, March 2021

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 Steel Initial Online Training, May 2021

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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A new dimension for ship design

by Tapio Hulkkonen, Director at NAPA Design Solutions   Moving automated ship design into the 21st century is a necessity that will require time and cooperation by all to achieve. Ship design today Ship design has long been three dimensional. And yet, despite this, for designs to meet class societies’ rules they still need to […]

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NAPA integrates with ShipConstructor with OpenPDM

NAPA and PROSTEP have extended their successful co-operation and partnership at Meyer Turku further, with the help of the OpenPDM concept. PROSTEP’s OpenPDM plugin technology is being used to enable integration between NAPA and ShipConstructor.  By integrating with ShipConstructor, NAPA can streamline the structure design process flow from initial and basic design towards the hull production. By using this […]

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NAPA Release 2020.2

The new NAPA Release is out now! We are excited to announce that our second NAPA Release of 2020 is now live and available for installation. Our team of experts have been working hard on developing key functionalities, such as improvements to the software quality in the form of error corrections as well as minor […]

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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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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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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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Managing design complexity for Genting’s cruise ships with NAPA Steel

Background MV Werften is a leading shipbuilding company that operates across three facilities in Germany on behalf of its parent company, Genting, and Genting’s three brands: Star Cruises, Dream Cruises, and Crystal Cruises. Globally the cruise business has been experiencing strong growth. A substantial number of new cruise vessels have been built over the last […]

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Process integration of structural design promoted by 3D model based approval

by Takayoshi Masui, Deputy Managing Director, NAPA Japan The history of ship design approval is two dimensional, the future of ship design approval is three dimensional. Although this verdict has been announced every year for the last decade, it doesn’t make it any less true today. You can still find one or two people who […]

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