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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
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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
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