Seafuture, a maritime software developer from South Korea, has released ports distance software. Netpas Distance provides a database of more than 9,300 ports around the world and over 43 million navigation distances among the ports. The software displays ports positions and calculated routes on an electronic world map on a standard computer screen and it allows users to edit the route.
Seafuture provides three versions of Netpas Distance software. First, Netpas Distance is a free edition for personal users. Anyone can download the free edition from the company website at www.netpas.net. For Microsoft Excel users, Netpas Distance for Excel edition is available to allow users to transfer port distances into their Excel spreadsheets. Netpas Distance Enterprise is the most capable version of the software, which can be integrated into a company’s IT system. Other software packages related to voyage management are also available.