2E ditorial Coast to Coast to Coast
Best Ships The Best Ships of 2016 This year’s winners were selected based on their innovative features, design and incorporation of breakthrough technologies
Future Innovations Who’s Driving the Ship? R&D continues to move forward idea of unmanned vessels and autonomous ships
4 Industry Insights 6 Marine Innovations 8 Inland Waterways
Infrastructure: Priority number one!
etal Shark continues expansion M at Franklin Yard • USCG awards first U.S. type approval for BWMS • Trump names Chao Secretary of Transportation • Beehive of activity at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders • Princess Cruises to pay record penalty
Plus: Drone On
15 Inside Washington
Forbes possible selection as Secretary of Navy
Atlantic Coast Headliner Trees and Ships Grow in Philadelphia Philly Shipyard has backlog until 2019
Special Supplement Voices of the Industry Bright ideas from Captains of industry
Buyer’s Guide Marine Log’s 2016 Buyer’s Guide Company and product listings from manufacturers, suppliers and service providers for the marine industry
Andreas Schell named CEO of Rolls-Royce Power Systems
Cover Photo: Blount Boats, Inc.
27 Tech News
Volvo Penta IPS for new pilot vessel
32 Wellness Column Want to be well? Just eat less, exercise more!
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