Finnish software house NAPA and Chinese ship designer SDARI (Shanghai Ship Research and Design Institute) have agreed to expand their co-operation to now cover ship performance monitoring.
The Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) is to use NAPA software, the classification society and the Finnish software house have announced.
Tidetech has announced that it has reached an agreement with NAPA to supply the Finnish software house with tidal current prediction data for ship optimisation, initially for South East Asia and UK–Europe.
Japanese classification society ClassNK and Finnish software company NAPA have announced that Taiwan-based Wan Hai Lines has chosen their ship efficiency software for use on a recently delivered containership.
Finnish shipping company Bore has announced that it has verified a 5.8 per cent reduction in fuel consumption following a trial of an electronic SEEMP (ship energy efficiency management plan) software system.
Software provider NAPA Group is to provide loading computers for 55 offshore support vessels (OSV) under a contract with BOURBON.
A survey conducted by ship design software company NAPA Group into preparation levels for the upcoming IMO ship energy efficiency management plan (SEEMP) has revealed a major divide between large and small shipping companies in the use of electronic systems to ensure compliance.
ClassNK reports that it has started full scale ship tests to develop a feedback scheme on the impact of ship design on vessel performance in actual sea conditions.
ClassNK and software provider NAPA have announced a collaboration agreement to provide a package for companies looking to implement a Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP).
AET has ordered the NAPA-DSME Power software system for installation on four newbuild 319,000 deadweight tonne (DWT) VLCC vessels.
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