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Beyond Fuel Reduction: Sustainable and Efficient Ferry Operations Without Losing Sight of Safety

How digital tools and data can help operators to predict, test, plan and even make strategic decisions to sail safety, more efficiently and sustainably . During “Optimizing Operations and Safety” at the 47th Interferry Conference 2023, our Account Director for Ferry & RoPax Business, Tuomas Häkkinen spoke about “Beyond Fuel Reduction: Sustainable and Efficient Ferry Operations […]

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Navigating the knowns and unknowns of EU ETS

In less than 100 days, the game will change significantly for commercial ships travelling to, from, or within Europe. The expansion of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) to maritime transport means that for the first time, the industry will have to pay for its carbon emissions. Entering this new era is no […]

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Five actions to improve operational efficiency in shipping

The Global Maritime Forum’s latest Ambition Statement on Operational Efficiency, of which NAPA is a signatory, outlines five key areas where the shipping industry can act today to substantially reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This is a powerful reminder that much progress on decarbonization can be low-risk, high reward, and high impact – if […]

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NAPA welcomes expansion of Blue Visby, as Development Bank of Japan becomes first financial institution to join the consortium

Helsinki (Finland), 12 October 2023 – NAPA, a global provider of maritime software and data services, has welcomed the addition of the Development Bank of Japan (DBJ) to the Blue Visby Consortium. Blue Visby is a cross-industry project aimed at reducing shipping’s greenhouse gas emissions by tackling the “sail fast, then wait” practice – which […]

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MEPC 80 has spoken, but what shipping does next will speak loudest

The full outcome of the IMO’s historic agreement on shipping’s decarbonization will be defined by what the industry decides to do next. Although not as categorical as many had hoped, the new strategy’s enhanced ambition calls for immediate action – and a lot can be done already. It may not be perfect, but the IMO’s […]

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Taking wind propulsion to the next level with voyage optimization

A joint simulation project between NAPA, Norsepower, and Sumitomo Heavy Industries has validated the emissions reduction potential of combining wind propulsion with voyage optimization. The results so far are impressive, confirming that the technologies can deliver up to 28% emissions reductions on average – but we are not stopping there. Phase two of the project […]

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Enabling safer voyages with ​ship data and cloud connectivity

For a successful green transition, voyage safety and sustainability must go hand-in-hand. At International Maritime Organization’s 107th Maritime Safety Committee meeting, Jussi Siltanen, our Go-to-market Lead, presented on “Enabling safer voyages with data and cloud connectivity”. Ensuring there is no trade-off between these priorities, Jussi explains how greater ship data collection and sharing are allowing […]

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CII in practice: The value of being proactive

Welcome to the CII era, where a ship’s operational carbon efficiency will impact its competitiveness and business prospects. While much uncertainty remains, the good news is that the technology and practical tools needed to enable shipowners and charterers to successfully manage their CII already exist in the form of simulation and data analysis tools. The […]

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NAPA, Norsepower and Sumitomo study finds average CO2 emissions reduction potential of up to 28% using rotor sails and voyage optimization

Joint simulation project among NAPA, Norsepower and Sumitomo analyzes the benefits of combining wind propulsion with voyage optimization to deliver maximum emissions reduction potential. Helsinki, Finland, 30 May 2023; NAPA, a maritime software and data services expert, Norsepower, the global provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems, and Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine & Engineering Co., Ltd. […]

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NAPA calls for a proactive approach to CII as it launches CII Simulator tool

NAPA’s new simulation tool will enable greater charter party collaboration and emissions reductions, by predicting CII and modeling impact of potential efficiency measures. Helsinki, Finland – 21 March 2023: Global maritime software and data services provider NAPA has urged the shipping industry to take a proactive approach to the IMO’s Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII), making […]

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