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2 MARITIME REPORTER & ENGINEERING NEWS ? MARCH 2013 contentsMR DIGITAL 8 THE ?FLOATING TOILET? The saga of Carnival Triumph is another black-eye for cruise.By Greg Knowler USCG 32 THE STATE OF THE U.S. COAST GUARD US Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Bob Papp discusses the present course, future direction. By Joseph KeefeTRAINING & EDUCATION 34 VESSEL SPECIFIC TRAINING IS POSSIBLEOften difÞ cult and expensive, vessel-speciÞ c training is possible via adaptive learning, as proven aboard BC Ferries vessels. By Murray Goldberg & Jeff Joyce EYE ON DESIGN 22 ICE BREAKERS Propeller dynamics in ice breaking scenarios is key for safety and efÞ ciency. By Gerco Hagesteijn SHIPBUILDING 42 DDW: BRIGHTER FUTURE AHEAD MFinancial problems behind them, Drydocks World is seemingly positioned for brighter days to come.FEATURE 24 OCEANEX IS BUILDING INNOVATION Canadian driven, German-built, OceanexÕs Captain Sid Hynes and Flensburger Schiffbau collaborate on a unique new ship type. By Andrew Safer FEATURE 28 CLASSNK SEES THE LAND OF OPPORTUNITY Led by Chairman and President Noboru Ueda, ClassNK continues its expansion on U.S. shores. By Greg Trauthwein SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS 42 BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS A proliferation of innovative software solutions to make maritime ops safer and more efÞ cient. FIVE MINUTE WITH 50 RALPH SENNER, KARL SENNER LLC Karl Senner LLC is a ubiquitous player in the Gulf of Mexico mar-ket. New leader Ralph Senner explains how the company is posi-tioning for the next generation.ON THE COVERALSO IN THIS EDITIONJapan?s ClassNK is growing stronger, including a major move in the U.S. ClassNK Chairman and President Noboru Ueda shares with Maritime Reporter the clas- si cation society?s strategy going forward. Page 28(Image courtesy ClassNK) Last month Maritime Reporter was in Washington, DC for the ?State of the U.S. Coast Guard? with the USCG Commandant Page 32Admiral Papp 6 EDITORIAL8 MARITIMEPROFESSIONAL.COM10 BORDELON DEBUTS STINGRAY CLASS 10 SECOND HAND VESSEL VALUES 12 VESSELS41 DIRECTORY: TRAINING & EDUCATION 52 PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS 56 NEW PRODUCTS59 BUYER?S GUIDE 60 CLASSIFIEDS 64 ADVERTISER?S INDEX MR #3 (1-9).indd 2MR #3 (1-9).indd 23/5/2013 8:58:21 AM3/5/2013 8:58:21 AM

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