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HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE DECEMBER 2004 MARINE LOG

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DISTINCTIVE SHIPS 2004

Our Annual Portfolio of Distinctive Vessels delivered in the past year, including:

Maunawili
2,600 TEU containership for Matson from Kvaerner Philadelphia Shipyard


CMA CGM Hugo
First of five 8,200 TEU containerships from Hyundai Heavy Industries.

Polar Viking
60,000 m3 LPG carrier from Hyundai Heavy Industries.Minerva Lisa
105,000 dwt Ice Class tanker from Samsung Heavy Industries .

Methane Kari Elin
138,200 m3 LNG carrier from Samsung Heavy Industries

CSCL Europe
8,468 TEU containership from Samsung Heavy Industries


Golar Viking
140,000 m3 LNG carrier from Hyundai Heavy Industries

Ardenne Venture
318,000 dwt VLCC from Hyundai Heavy Industries

Petali Lady
71,300 dwt Panamax tanker from STX Shipbuilding.

High Endeavour
Advanced 47,000 dwt tanker from STX Shipbuilding

Almarona
23,000 m3 LPG tanker from STX Shipbuilding.

Maersk Durban
5,060 TEU conatinership from Hanjin Heavy Industries.

Hual Tokyo
6,000 vehicle PCTC from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering

Northwest Swan
137,000 m3 LNG carrier from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering

SHIPBUILDING PRODUCTIVITY
Help for the cable guy
A new approach to dealing with pipe and cable penetrations...

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE NOVEMBER 2004 MARINE LOG

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OSV designers eye the future
Tomorrow’s OSV’s already exist—at least on drawing boards—and they’re all about more productivity and better crew working conditions

New demand for fireboats
Post 9/11, more cities are reappraising their needs for fireboat protection

Pilotage: Safe home
Latest addition to the Houston Pilots’ Association fleet is a SWATH p. 30


Q&A VT Halter Marine’s Butch King
After two years at the helm, CEO can point to an impressive array of accomplishments

Propulsion: Forecasting the future of the diesel
After 100 years, the diesel is set to remain the marine prime mover of choice p. 37

Coatings: Keeping things smooth
Keeping fuel costs in check means reducing hull surface roughness p. 42

Law: When the whistle blows ...companies pay,
write JEANNE M. GRASSO and ALLISON L. FENNEL of Blank Rome

Ferries: Security tensions
Ferry operators are caught between USCG requirements and ACLU lawsuits p. 50

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Ferry community gets set for annual gathering
A sneak peak at some of the people, events and products that will be in focus at Marine Log’s annual ferry conference and trade show

Hot boats for cool routes
Why fast ferries are playing an increasingly significant role in public transportation plans

Power & Propulsion: Making the right choices
Picking the right prime mover for a vessel is always an exercise in the responsible use of power

Training: PMI inaugurates full mission simulator
...and IMO uses “training the trainer” to produce a “cascade” of security-qualified seafarers

Pods: CRP Azipod slashes ferry fuel costs
Initial experience with the first vessels to use contrarotating Azipods is promising

Motors: Milestone for superconductor motor
5MW HTS ship propulsion motor successfully tested at full load

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE SEPTEMBER 2004 MARINE LOG

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German shipbuilding: Joy in Hamburg, Concern in Kiel
Germany remains Europe’s leading shipbuilder, but its shipbuilding industry is facing consolidation.

European Marine Technology: Honing the Competitive Edge
We preview some of the technology that will be on display at this year's SMM event in Hamburg

Ship Production: The Virtual Shipyard
Shipyards are using digital manufacturing to cut down on rework and sharpen their production.

Training: Compact simulator has big possibilities
Capt. Jim Parry of Chesapeake Marine Training writes about the use of small simulators—“mini pilothouses”—to help train single watchstanders


Container Tracking: Pushing the border out with RFID
A technology that’s being used in the retail industry—Radio Frequency Identication—could be the solution for turning the world’s containers into secure “smart boxes”

Hull Smoothness: Keeping things going smoothly with CASPER
A computerized service that monitors ships performance could payoff in substantial fuel savings

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Ports:
Does compliant mean secure?
America’s port facilities are now implementing the security plans they agreed upon with the U.S. Coast Guard

Offshore
Global spending on ultra-deepwater to rise
Infield Systems says that as we move through the next five years ultra-deepwater is destined to account for nearly 20% of offshore E&P expenditure, spread across a greater number of fields in the U.S. Gulf, Brazil and West Africa.

Science

Monster Waves
Research by the European Space Agency and others shows that ship-threatening “monster waves” are a far more frequent phenomenon than once thought

Ferries
Fast times in New Bedford
New England Fast Ferry’s latest vessel, Whaling City Express, was built by Derecktor Shipyards, Mamaroneck, N.Y., in a teaming arrangement with Kvichak Marine Industries, Seattle

Power
Marine Atlantic finds money in exhaust gas
A Clayton Industries exhaust heat recovery system is providing big savings on a Marine Atlantic ferry

Communications
Sea cells
Passengers aboard the cruise ship Island Escape can use their GSM mobile phones via a satellite link

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE JULY 2004 ISSUEJUNE 2004 issue cover

Gulf Coast Headliner
Gulf yards look beyond the Oil Patch
With opportunities in the OSV sector limited, U.S. Gulf Coast yards are demonstrating their flexibility by winning orders for a wide range of vessel types

Security
U.S. meets the deadline
With a little over a week to go before the July 1 deadline, Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge was able to announce that the U.S. was in full compliance with new maritime security mandates .

Vessel Portrait
M/V Fairweather
A pull-out poster of Alaska Marine Highway Transportation System’s recent historic delivery from Derecktor Shipyard. (On-line document has links to equipment list, GA drawing andextensive portfolio of additional photographs)


Company Profile
Donjon Marine: A family of maritime services
Hillside, N.J.-based Donjon Marine has come a long way since J.Arnold Witte undertook his first salvage contract back in 1964

Patrol Craft
Small boats: big mission
Zodiac Marine has introduced two new RIB’s for the U.S. Coast Guard’s Deepwater Program

Propulsion
MAN B&W introduces the 32/40 CR
Medium speed, four stroke diesel with common rail technology.

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