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The ‘Marine Design’ edition of 2021 is more than a fair bit different from the starting on page 26.

Science & Technology Editor

Tom Mulligan ones I produced for this title starting in The feature ship this month is Global 1993, and sometimes I ? nd it dif? cult to put Mercy, the world’s largest civilian hospital

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Irina Vasilets the level of difference in proper perspective. ship and the ? rst newbuild ship ever the

But all I really need to do is to dip back Mercy Ships ? eet. Jim Paterson, Mercy

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Nicole Ventimiglia into the archives and see the MV R.J. Ships’ Marine Executive Consultant, is a

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For this edition I had the unique opportu- story which explores some of the unique at-

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