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Cruise Shipping the air conditioning machinery, are placed in the center of the ship, behind the passenger corridors.

The ship was floated out from the cov - ered newbuilding dock in June 2003 and the successful sea trials took place in

November. At the completion party held onboard Carnival Miracle at the

Helsinki yard already on January 17.

Micky Arison. Chairman and CEO of

Carnival Corporation noted that the ship was completed three weeks before the date agreed on. "You have done a fan- tastic job." he said.

Carnival Miracle carries a total of 2.680 passengers (lower beds: 2.124 passengers) in a total of 1.062 state- rooms. The maximum crew capacity is 961. Carnival Miracle measures 959.6 ft. (292.5 m) x (maximum breadth over the bridge wings) 127.3 ft. (38.8 m).

ATLANTIC MARINE'S SEW TOP EXECUTIVES. Ron MeAlear (left) is president of Atlantic Murine's new umstnution and ship repair facilities at Mobile.

Ala., and Ed Fleming now heads up both new Lonstnietion as well as ship repair at the Jacksonville, Flu. shipyard

Over the past 40 years, Atlantic Marine has worked hard to build a reputation for quality workmanship, customer-friendly service, and on-time delivery in both new construction and ship repair. Now, our company has acquired new leadership that is eminently qualified and deeply committed to helping us achieve those goals on a consistent basis at both our Jacksonville and Mobile shipyards. This is a giant step forward for our company that we take with pride and enthusiasm.

Ron J. McAlear is now president of both our repair facility and new con- struction yard in Mobile. Ron is a former president and CEO of Kvaerner

Philadelphia Shipyard. He served in various management positions for

Avondale Industries from 1988 to 2000 and has been involved in shipyard operations for 30 years.

In Jacksonville. Ed Fleming has been promoted to president of our new construction yard. Eel has been president of our Jacksonville repair yard since 1989 and has been with Atlantic Marine for over 25 years.

We have made other changes in our management team to include highly- qualified individuals who share our determination to giving you the best prod- ucts and service in the industry.

We cordially invite you to give us the opportunity to show our renewed commitment to excellence.

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NEW LEADERSHIP. NEW COMMITMENT. with a breadth at dwl of 105.6 ft. (32.2 m) and draught at dwl 25.5 ft. (7.8 m).

Miracle features 12 passenger decks plus four decks below for machinery and crew spaces.

The central idea of "Famous Fictional

Icons" has inspired Joe Farcus,

Carnival's ship architect, in the design of the public rooms aboard Carnival

Miracle. The dramatic interiors exist in the architecture and decor throughout

Carnival Miracle.

High technology design and construction

Carnival Miracle has a diesel-electric machinery, consisting of six Wartsila 9L46D diesel engines, with a total power of 62,370 kW. each connected to an alternator producing electricity to the ship's main electric network. The propulsion consists of two azimuthing electric Azipod propulsion units, with a power of 17.6 MW each. Carnival

Miracle has three 1.91 MW tunnel thrusters in the bow. The service speed is 22 knots.

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New President & CEO at

Kvaerner Masa-Yards

The Board of Kvaerner Masa-Yards has appointed Yrjo Julin (46) as new

CEO of the Finnish shipbuilding compa- ny. He was scheduled to start in his new position on February 16,2004. Julin has more than 20 years experience within the metals and shipbuilding industries.

Since May 2002 he has headed Aker

Finnyards, a highly specialized shipyard in the RoPax and Cruise Ferry market located on the western coast of Finland.

Under his management, Aker Finnyards has had a very positive development and good profitability. "KMY is a market leader in design and construction of innovative cruise ships and other sophisticated vessels. I look forward to working with the Masa-

Yards team," Julin said. "The shipyard must safeguard its lead- ing technology position. We need to continue the ongoing cost improvement programs. In the short term, the top pri- ority will be to secure new orders for

KMY, especially for the Helsinki yard," he added.

With Julin at the helm of KMY, the close co-operation between KMY and

Aker Finnyards will be further strength- ened. Since early 2002. the two compa- nies have been working closely togeth- er under the joint management of Aker

Kvaerner Yards, harvesting considerable synergies.

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