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Marine Design Annual

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Traditionally, anniversaries are a time of re? ection, with an in-depth examina- which today employs about 160

Tom Mulligan - UK

Lisa Overing - Florida tion of “what was.” In celebration of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News’ people, expanding most recently by

Claudio Paschoa - Brazil

Peter Pospiech - Germany 80th Anniversary, which falls in tandem with this, our Marine Design Annual, I opening an of? ce in Houston to serve

William Stoichevski - Scandinavia opted to take a different approach and discuss “what will be.” the Americas. As the headline states,


In overstating the obvious, the world today is a very different place than it was in Faber was truly ‘Born to Design,’

Irina Vasilets

Nicole Ventimiglia 1939 when John J. O’Malley created the ? rst edition of Maritime Activity Reports. knowing from the age of 11 that his

Corporate Staff

Then again, it is in some ways hauntingly the same. future was in the design of ships and

Mark O’Malley, Marketing Manager

Esther Rothenberger, Accounting

While the technology onboard ships and boats today has evolved dramatically, and boats. The story on Faber and C-Job

Information Technology while maritime industry has been in the crosshairs of regulators and environmentalist starts on page 34.

Vladimir Bibik for the past decade, cargo ships today remain, pound-for-pound, the most ef? cient, Following that feature is our inter- cost effective and environmentally benign means to move cargo from ‘point A to point view with Gibbs & Cox CEO Chris


Kathleen Hickey

B.’ Take one ship or barge cargo, throw it all onto planes, trains or trucks, completely Deegan, as this venerable design removing maritime from the equation, and get back to me on the ‘carbon footprint’ house celebrates its own 90th an-


Lucia Annunziata that results. I can’t give you the exact numerical results, but it wouldn’t be pretty. Is niversary in 2019. The list of Gibbs +1 212 477 6700 ext 6240 there room for improvement in the maritime sector? Unequivocally, the answer is yes. & Cox design credits on the defense

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And as is the case with many technological evolutions and revolutions over the past and commercial side is long and

John Cagni 80 years, the impetus for change and improvement is regulation: ship owners, ship distinguished, and trust when I say the +1 631-472-2715 designers and shipbuilders are forced to ? nd a means to makes a good solution even photo vessel that stretches from pages

Frank Covella +1 561 732 1659 better, and without a doubt they collectively are attacking the task with abandon. 40 to 41 is always a crowd pleaser.

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While I certainly haven’t been here for all eight decades of Maritime Reporter’s his- Our business has changed dra- tory, I have been in this position for more than 30% of our existence, logging my 27th matically too, and today there are an anniversary in August. When I started here in 1992, as I’ve often told my sons aged overabundance of information options

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Scandinavia & Germany 23 and 21, there was no internet (or at least not one that was used), there was no email personally and professionally. But

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In 1992, if “the environment” was mentioned at all it was more marketing slogan information changes daily, our mis- than real environmental action. But the environment is front and center, or it should sion remains the same as always: to


Brenda Homewood be, on the agenda of every shipping company in the world. Simply put, if you’re not provide timely, insightful news and

Tel: +44 1622 297123 devising a means, today, to run your ships cleanly, in step with ever-tightening envi- analytic which help to keep you, our ronmental regulations while still turning a pro? t, you might as well get out of the busi- loyal readers informed and updated,

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Health, Essex CM11 1PU UK concerns is the speed and evolution of technology, in general, itself. Ships and boats a more ef? cient and cost-effective t: +44 1268 711560 m: +44 7778 357722 used to be designed to operate for 30 years or more, but that’s no longer the case, as fashion. new technologies that used to last for 10 to 15 years are now turning over in ? ve to seven years, presenting the conundrum to shipowners on upgrading existing ? eet or

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That is why this edition is centered on the future of marine design. Last month I

Founder: was on a whirlwind trip through Europe, covering 1500 miles in 8 days, and I had the

John J. O’Malley 1905 - 1980 opportunity to spend a few hours with our cover subject, C-Job CEO and cofounder

Charles P. O’Malley 1928 - 2000

Basjan Faber, on a beautiful Sunday afternoon in Amsterdam. Faber is a young and Gregory R. Trauthwein

John E. O’Malley 1930 - 2019 vibrant leader of a young, vibrant and fast-growing naval architecture ? rm, C-Job, Editor & Associate Publisher

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