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  • World’s most advanced marine vessels

    Technological and structural advances are pushing boundaries in ocean-going efficiency, productivity and precision. Rowan Watt-Pringle profiles some of the most advanced aquatic vessels being produced by shipyards around the world.

  • Shipping piracy report – March 2012

    With MV Eglantine freed and UK hostage Judith Tebbutt released, debates over private security negotiating tactics have surfaced. reports on incidents of piracy across the globe, with data covering...

  • Costa Concordia – the safety measure spotlight

    In January 2012, the cruise liner Costa Concordia ran aground in dangerous seas, costing lives and raising industry alarms. Frances Cook speaks to sector experts about the technology and procedures...

  • LNG leviathans: The next big thing

    Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is entering a golden age supported by a fleet of modern day floating mega ships. Ian McInnes reports on a new generation of LNG leviathans, including...

  • Shipyards ride the crest of a new wave

    An increase in new builds following the global recession has put the spotlight on shipyards and big build programmes. With this in mind, Rowan Watt-Pringle takes a closer look at...

  • Remote operated vehicles offer shipshape maintenance

    Remote-operated vehicles (ROVs) are increasingly taking over the inspection, repair and cleaning of ship hulls. Rowan Watt-Pringle reports on how improvements in technology are allowing ROVs to handle jobs traditionally...

  • Sailing Under a Green Flag

    The cruise liner industry is taking steps to reduce its carbon footprint and present a more eco-friendly image. Guy Richards reports on how various new energy saving technologies are making...

  • Untapping the Potential of Deepwater Drillships

    Post-Deepwater Horizon, there are signs of buoyancy in the market for deepwater drilling ships. To keep tabs on global demand, the deepwater and ultra-deepwater zones are fast becoming the last...


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