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CONTENTS

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Departments

Features

2E  ditorial Coast to Coast to Coast

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Best Ships The Best Ships of 2016 This year’s winners were selected based on their innovative features, design and incorporation of breakthrough technologies

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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!

9 Update

 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

26 Newsmakers

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Atlantic Coast Headliner Trees and Ships Grow in Philadelphia Philly Shipyard has backlog until 2019

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Special Supplement Voices of the Industry Bright ideas from Captains of industry

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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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December 2016 Marine Log