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NAPA Release 2021.2

The new NAPA Release is now live! We are excited to announce that our second NAPA Release of 2021 is now live. The latest updates to the release have been made to further enhance quality, performance and usability. All the changes in the software can be found in the NAPA Release Notes 2021.2 document, which […]

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NAPA Steel Initial Online Training, February 2022

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 and Korean Register partner to facilitate 3D-Model-Based Approval

NAPA and KR develop an interface between 3D CAD/CAE system and class society’s rule scantling software, accelerating the approval process   Helsinki, Finland, 30 November 2021 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, services, and data analysis provider and class society Korean Register (KR), have completed the development of an interface linking structural design software – […]

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Hyundai Heavy Industries and NAPA are innovating 3D structure design process together

Implementation of NAPA Steel streamlines the design process by providing a more agile and sophisticated platform for designers to collaborate on Background In 2016, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s largest shipyard, implemented NAPA Steel’s 3D model-based ship structural design tool across its Basic Hull Design Department. This marked a paradigm shift for HHI – […]

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Fincantieri: Staying ahead of the pack

Fincantieri is one of the world’s leading shipyards. Since 1995 it has used NAPA to streamline its design process, and the partnership is still driving innovation today. How Fincantieri has used NAPA Steel to stay ahead of the competition for 18 years? Background Fincantieri’s naval division designs and delivers a wide variety of naval vessels, including frigates, corvettes, destroyers, […]

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NAPA Release 2021.1

The new NAPA Release is out now! We are excited to announce that our first NAPA Release of 2021 is now live. We will deliver at least two releases in 2021 and the first one focuses now on the usability and user experience of all NAPA products with a completely renewed licensing technology. The next […]

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One Model process on NAPA enables efficient concurrent engineering in concept design for Namura Shipbuilding

The Technology Development Centre of Namura Shipbuilding, which oversees the development of concept design of standard vessels, uses NAPA when establishing an effective concurrent design process between the different disciplines. Background Namura Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., one of Japan’s major shipbuilding companies, specializes in bulkers, tankers and gas carriers for shipowners and charterers. The Technology Development […]

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NAPA Steel increases design flexibility for Fosen Design and Solutions

By integrating NAPA software into its initial design phase, Fosen Design and Solutions, could easily take its models from 2D to 3D, laying the foundations for incomparable agility, fewer errors and a smoother overall design process. Background From new buildings to conversions and refurbishments, Fosen Design and Solutions provides fully optimized products across a range […]

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NAPA brings unrivaled efficiency to novel ice-class vessel design process at Aker Arctic

Aker Arctic uses NAPA FE meshing and NAPA Steel software to save time, increase flexibility and design capability on ice-class vessels concepts Background Aker Arctic is a leading Finnish engineering company specializing in developing the designs and related solutions for ice-breaking vessels operating in some of the world’s toughest conditions. Aker Arctic has used NAPA […]

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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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