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2 MARITIME REPORTER & ENGINEERING NEWS ? FEBRUARY 2013 contentsINTERVIEW 12 FIVE MINUTES WITH TROND JOHANNESSEN The President and CEO of Hatteland Display shares insights on the evolution and future direction of the marine electronics sector. By Greg Trauthwein COLUMNS 14 PLACES OF REFUGE A renewed look at the moral and legal obligation to provide safe harbor for a vessel in distress. By Dennis BryantSIMULATION 18 SIMULATION HELPS SOLVE BWM PROBLEMS Ballast water management poses problems in design and opera-tion of ships.CFD offers solutions. By Tobias Zorn, Jan Kaufmann & Milovan Peric REGION 22 GLOBAL MARITIME HUB GROWS IN HALIFAX With the promise of a multi-year, multi-billion dollar Navy con- tract, Halifax, Nova Scotia is drawing attention globally. By Tom Peters, Halifax BRAZIL 30 OSX REMAINS ON TRACK Danilo Souza Baptista, OSX Director of Naval Construction, up-dates on the building one of the largest shipyards in the Americas. By Claudio Paschoa, BrazilFEATURE 26 CRUISE SHIPPING ITALIAN STYLE In the cruise ship sector, the Fincantieri name is no stranger, having since the early 1900s built some of the world?s most ap- preciated liners. Today, cruise remains its core and Fincantieri is famous for its gigantic cruise ships. But it has diversi ed in recent years to ensure its future. By Matteo Bianchi, ItalyROBOTICS 34 A USV FRANCHISE GROWS IN ABU DHABI Maritime Reporter & Engineering News last month was on hand in Abu Dhabi for the unveiling of a new Unmanned Surface Vessel family. If it delivers as designed, it will revolutionize marine robotic vehicle applications for both military and commercial purposes. By Greg Trauthwein, Editor SATCOM 38 READY FOR LAUNCH MTN Nexus targets the high-volume cruise market. CEO Errol Ol- ivier, an industry veteran, explains how it could have dramatic effect on the future of ship-to-shore communication. By Greg Trauthwein, Editor TECHNICAL 42 BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Said to be the most expensive ship re t in history, MR updates on latest developments on the technology side of the Ballast Water Treatment conundrum. ON THE COVERALSO IN THIS EDITIONBuilt in Italy by Fincantieri, sister ships Royal Princess and Regal Princess will be the largest passenger ships in Italian shipbuilding history. In fact, at 141,000 gt, 330 m long and 38 m wide, the new ships are the largest ships ever built by Fincantieri.For full insights on the the Italian shipbuilder?s activities inside and out of the cruise market, turn to page 26.(Image courtesy Fincantieri) In Abu Dhabi an exciting new class of Unmanned Surface Vessels (USV) is taking shape to fulÞ ll military and commercial needs. For more on the 5G / Al Seer Marine collaboration, turn to page 34.Sea Serpent on Patrol 8 MARITIMEPROPULSION.COM6 EDITORIAL8 MARITIMEPROFESSIONAL.COM10 SECOND HAND VESSEL VALUES 12 FIVE MINUTES WITH ...16 VESSELS18 SIMULATION 46 PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS 48 NEW PRODUCTS50 BUYER?S GUIDE51 CLASSIFIEDS 56 ADVERTISER?S INDEX MR #2 (1-9).indd 2MR #2 (1-9).indd 22/4/2013 12:05:02 PM2/4/2013 12:05:02 PM

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