BC Ferries has opted for NAPA’s electronic logbook as a fleet-wide standard solution with the aim to decrease workload and human error.
DSME, Korea Maritime and Ocean University (KMOU), NAPA and AVL have announced they will partner to develop digital ships and related strategic solutions.
NAPA has become the first service provider for ClassNK-owned Ship Data Centre’s Internet of Ships Open Platform (ShipDC IoS-OP). NAPA will provide ship performance analytics and voyage optimisation capabilities for the universal platform developed to share vessel operational data between stakeholders.
Research published last year by Inmarsat on digital transformation in shipping* indicated that, on average, ship operators and managers plan to spend $2.5 million on IoT-based solutions within three years. A study from the satellite operator, which drew on a survey of 750 transport chain professionals including 125 shipowners, also indicated that maritime participants expected average IoT-driven cost savings of 14 per cent over the next five years.
NAPA and ChartWorld have announced a partnership to provide artificial intelligence (AI) driven voyage planning and optimisation.
Inmarsat and NAPA have signed an agreement to enable shipowners and managers to access and analyse real-time onboard data more efficiently through a dedicated application hosted on Inmarsat’s new Fleet Data IoT service.
Carnival Corporation and NAPA have announced a comprehensive service and product agreement extension covering Onboard NAPA Loading Computers, training certification for Carnival’s CSMART training facility, and a framework agreement for future deployments of NAPA solutions.
Japanese oil and gas exploration company INPEX CORPORATION has installed ClassNK-NAPA GREEN for monitoring operations on three of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has agreed a deal with Helsinki-headquartered NAPA, which will see the Finnish software developer provide performance analysis and reporting for 80 of MOL’s time-chartered bulk carriers.
NAPA reports that it has now made its electronic logbook system available as a monthly service, and integrated the application with the company’s NAPA Mobile system to support smartphone logbook entries wherever the crew are onboard.
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