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NAPA Release 2022.1 is now live!

The first NAPA Release of 2022 is now live, bringing significant updates on key elements of calculation and modeling functionality, including probabilistic damage stability, structural design and finite element meshing. Moreover, new functionalities aim to further enhance user experience, without compromising on quality and performance. All the changes in the software can be found in […]

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The devil is in the details – why early FE analysis is essential?

Ships are large structures with a tremendous number of details that often aren’t given enough attention to in the early design stages, which can grow into major issues later on. Introducing the feedback of finite element (FE) analysis earlier in the design journey can help to pinpoint these problems, and zoom in on the right […]

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NAPA and ClassNK launch new data link to support 3D ship design approval process

Upgraded data linkage will enable the seamless flow of information between design and class approval software, reducing time spent on information transfer by 30% and enabling closer collaboration. Helsinki, Finland – March 2, 2022 – NAPA, the leading provider of maritime software, services, and data analysis, and classification society ClassNK, have strengthened their partnership to […]

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NAPA enables new floating offshore wind turbine design for Samsung Heavy Industries

By using NAPA design software for modeling, geometry, and to calculate stability, Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) R&D center – Samsung Ship Model Basin (SSMB) – was able to design the Tri-Star Float model and enter the wind power generation market Background NAPA has a longstanding relationship with Samsung Heavy Industries, the South Korean shipbuilding company […]

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NAPA Steel Initial Online Training, July 2022 (special price)

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 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 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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