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NAPA Webinar: Practical tips for managing CII

CII – Carbon Intensity Indicator – is here. How to follow up and manage the CII rating for the vessels in your fleet? Watch our on-demand webinar below to hear NAPA experts share insights on: NAPA research on how different actions impact the CII rating Practical tips on how to follow up and manage the […]

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Shipping’s safer route to decarbonization

Why ship safety and efficiency must work in tandem to win the race to net zero. Shipping has come a long way from the safety horror stories, and the number of maritime incidents has decreased steadily in the past few decades. Yet, future fuels, carbon-capturing and new technologies needed for the race towards zero-carbon demand new […]

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A fair, data-powered solution to solve sail-fast-then-wait and reduce emissions

The Blue Visby project is demonstrating that shipowners, charterers and ports can improve their environmental performance by eliminating the sail-fast-then-wait sailing practice, without compromising commercially sensitive data. In fact, a surprisingly small amount of commercial data, in addition to data that is already publicly available, is all that is required – it’s collaboration and a […]

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NAPA signs eLearning agreement with major cruise company for crew training

Helsinki (Finland), 20 September 2022: NAPA, a leading digital technology provider for the maritime industry, has entered a new long-term agreement with Royal Caribbean Group, one of the largest cruise companies in the world, to deliver eLearning to its crews worldwide. This partnership will help Royal Caribbean Group train both shipboard and shoreside crew on […]

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NAPA Stand Talk at SMM 2022: How to improve your vessels’ CII rating?

At SMM 2022 in Hamburg, NAPA’s Henrik Grönlund and Philippos Giannakos discussed how ship owners and operators could improve their vessel’s CII rating. Watching the video, you will find out: What the similarities and differences are between CII and EEXI How much weather routing and optimizing voyages can improve the CII rating A case example […]

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NAPA outlines collaborative pathways for safer and faster maritime decarbonization

Helsinki (Finland), 1st September 2022: As the maritime industry steps up collaboration to address its decarbonization challenge, making it work in practice will rely on digital tools that are already available today. Leaders at NAPA, a global digital technology provider for the maritime sector, underline that data is central to effective collaboration, supporting the safe and […]

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Data-powered digital solutions boost the benefits of wind propulsion

The idea of reviving the ‘age of sail’ in the world of modern commercial shipping has sparked interest in the broader media and captured the imagination of many outside the industry. For insiders, it’s a romantic idea that needs to stand up to the harsh realities of a modern, narrow-margin, highly-regulated and competitive industry. With […]

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Three Maritime Transition Scenarios: Uncertainty is inescapable, but we can still make good decisions today

by Mikko Forss, NAPA Design Solutions, and Pekka Pakkanen, NAPA Shipping Solutions   How can we speed up the decarbonization transition and develop a more sustainable and profitable maritime ecosystem? At NAPA we were one of 13 companies that participated in a unique scenario-based analysis of this important question. A key outcome was that it […]

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NAPA’s digital expertise underpins new collaboration tackling “Sail Fast, then Wait” to reduce shipping’s emissions

Blue Visby solution can reduce shipping emissions by around 15% by eradicating the practice of “Sail Fast, then Wait” through an innovative contractual framework, supported by cutting-edge digital technology Helsinki, Finland – 7 July 2022: NAPA, a leading digital technology provider for the maritime industry, has become one of the founding and coordinating members of […]

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Creating flexible designs for sustainable, future-proof vessels

To create the sustainable fleets of the future, key decisions must be made from the very beginning of the design process. This includes creating flexible designs that will enable a ship to incorporate new fuels and technologies throughout its lifecycle, as well as a comprehensive assessment of emissions for each unique design. To meet the […]

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