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The Marine Propulsion Edition
CONTENTS NUMBER 5 / VOLUME 77 / MAY 2015
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IN THIS EDITION 8 SNARLED IN TRAFFIC 50 DAMEN’S COMPOSITES FOCUS
THE NORWAY WAY
Intermodal answers include the water, as was made abundantly Coming off a year which saw the Damen Group record its highest apparent on a recent Keefe family car trip down south. ever order intake, the shipbuilder looks to expand in the compos- ite vessel market. 42 THE (CROOKED) PATH AHEAD
By Joseph Keefe
On the eve of Norshipping 2015, the Norwegian Shipowner As-
By Eric Haun sociation’s “Outlook 2015: Navigating in a New Climate,” paints a complex picture for the road ahead.
16 NUMERICAL TOWING TANKS
By Greg Trauthwein 52 INTERVIEW: BOB KOERBER
Since the ? rst commercial ship basin was commissioned in 1883, towing tanks have provided naval architects with a reliable meth- A discussion on shipyard investment with the GM of BAE od of predicting the performance of a ship at sea. Systems Ship Repair in San Diego.
44 MASTERING FLEET MANAGEMENT
By Stephen Ferguson By Edward Lundquist
Tero Marine’s TM Master has more than 2,000 references under its belt globally. We talk shop with CEO Jan Erik Haarvei.
56 COMPANY FOCUS: ALFA LAVAL 20 CUTTING COST & CUTTING EDGE
Alfa Laval addresses engineering and environmental requirements
By Eric Haun
When lowering costs is a priority, learning and development bud- across a broad range of maritime systems.
gets have historically been hit hard. They don’t have to be.
46 IT’S ELECTRIC
By Tom Mulligan
An all-electric Norwegian car ferry sports some unique technol-
By Jenny Matthew ogy, onboard and ashore.
60 PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY
By Kerry Darnell 32 CAT’S NEW DUAL FUEL ENGINE
From the margins to the mainstream moves permanent magnet
With the M 46 DF, Caterpillar powers forward into a low emission motors and generators in the maritime sector.
48 COOL RUNNINGS
Sperre hooks up with W&O to extend its Pleat Cooler technology
By Mika Koli
By Peter Pospiech throughout North America. Gard Sem explains.
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