Page 2: of Maritime Reporter Magazine (February 2001)

Read this page in Pdf, Flash or Html5 edition of February 2001 Maritime Reporter Magazine

LIFEBOAT AND DAVIT

REMOTE FILLING- ANCl DUMPIN'

FCfV F'ERs :-NNEL SAFETY

DESC-NED TO MEET REGULATORY

REQUIREMENTS FOR AN EVENLY

DISTRIBUTED LOAD

CERTIFIED TO +/- 1

TESTING On the Cover: Although concerns of overcapacity have some predicting a slowdown of the cruise market's torrid 5+ year run, today's orderbook con- tains, arguably, the past decade's most exciting projects, with the building of the Cunard's Queen Mary 2 and United States Lines' inaugural newbuild.

Cruise coverage starts on page 30. 8 Two Stroke Innovations

Diesel engine makers continue to innovate in attempts to continuously improve performance and emission standards.— by David Tinsley 27 Nowhere to Hide

As the stricken Castor waited patiently for a friendly port, the debate raged regarding Safe Haven for crip- pled, potentially dangerous ships. Expect change. sad

FOR SOLAS COMPLIANCE

LUertor UJeights Inc for further details call:

USA toll free: 1-888-998-3787 tel: 1-909-626-8316 fax: 1-909-626-8326 www.waterwemhts.com ^IM1S gioii|>«out

Circle 278 on Reader Service Card

Americ Corporation 1910 E. Devon Ave.

Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

For more information, call 800-364-4642 or Fax 847-364-4695 30 Cruise Shipping Annual

Associate Editor Regina Ciardiello's recent visit to

Miami netted some unique insights from the industry's sharpest minds, regarding cruise's biggest projects. 30 Big Is Beautiful: Queen Mary 2 promises to exceed its spectacular build-up. 32 Safety is First... Always: Celebrity's Demetrios

Kaparis shares his views on running a safe, environ- mentally friendly cruise shipping company. 34 The Dickinson Way: Bob Dickinson has carved a reputation as radical thinker. Here's why. 43A SOS: When Sea Breeze I was caught and con- sumed in nature's wrath, Comsat and the U.S. Coast

Guard were there to ensure there was no loss of life. 51 Ship's Store: Cruise & Passenger Vessel

Products 71 Great Cruise Ships of 2000: Italian shipbuilders led the way in 2000. 11 Legal Beat:

The Reason More Title XI Funding is Needed 14 E-Commerce:

Real Time, On-Line Credit Services 20 Ship Repair & Conversion: Cruise Ship Quick Fix Focus 36A Integrated Bridge Systems Report 62 Buyer's Directory 64 Advertising Index 65 Classifieds r www.americ.com

Circle 204 on Reader Service Card

Subscriptions: One full year (12 issues) $18.00 in U.S.; outside of U.S. $96.00 including postage and handling. For subscription information, contact: Dale Barnett, fax: (212) 254-6271; e-mail: barnett@marinelink.com

MARITIME

REPORTER

AND

ENGINEERING NEWS

ISSN-0025-3448

US PS-016-750 118 East 25th Street

New York, NY 10010 (212) 477-6700

All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means mechanical, photocopying, recording or oth- erwise without the prior written permission of the publishers.

No. 2 Vol. 63

Founder: John J. O'Malley 1905 • 1980

Charles P O'Malley 1928 - 2000

Maritime Reporter/Engineering News is published monthly by Maritime

Activity Reports, Inc. Mailed at Periodicals Postage Rates at Waterbury,

CT 06701 and additional mailing offices.

Postmaster send notification (Form 3579) regarding undeliverable magazines to Maritime Reporter/Engineering News, 118 East 25th

Street, New York, NY 10010.

Canada Post International Publications Mail Product (Canadian

Distribution) Sales Agreement No. 0970700. Printed in U.S.A.

Publishers are not responsible for the safekeeping or return of editorial material. © 2001 Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

Member

INTERNATIONAL ®

Business Publications

Audit of Circulation, Inc.

Portable^

Lightweight

J&&-8000CFM 110/220V 12V DC

Pneumatic 2 Maritime Reporter/Engineering News

Maritime Reporter

First published in 1881 Maritime Reporter is the world's largest audited circulation publication serving the global maritime industry.