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Great Ships of 2013

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2 Maritime Reporter & Engineering News ? DECEMBER 2013 contentsON THE COVERZumwalt, inaugural ship of the DDG1000 type, is a gray giant and stealthy ghost, the Navy?s ?battlewagon? of the 21st century. (Image: GD-BIW, M. Nutter) Pictured is the crew of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News? Great Ship of 2013, the U.S. Navy ?Battlewagon of the 21st Century,? the newest and most transformational warship ever built, the DDG 1000 or Zumwalt class. GREAT SHIPS OF 2013 Maritime Reporter & Engineering News presents insights and information on a group of 13 vessels -- large and small, near and far -- worthy to be dubbed ?Great Ships? of 2013. 34 ZUMWALT The U.S. Navy?s Battlewagon of the 21st century. 40 MAERSK MC-KINNEY MOLLER First of a mammoth new breed of containership.42 RAGA & THE ?AERO CITADEL? Innovative, fuel-ef cient & safe superstructur e.43 ?DIAMOND? IN THE ROUGH Damen makes strong offshor e market play. 44 SEISMIC SUCCESS Bourbon Petral born in the Middle East.45 RIO 2016 Not the Olympics, a new shuttle tanker for TEN.46 BOW PIONEER World?s lar gest chemical tanker. 46 SUNSHINE STATE Aker Philadelphia makes a splash with Florida.46 WUCHANG First of the B.Delta37 bulk carrier design.47 HOS RED DAWN Eastern extends OSV lead.48 OCEANEX CONNAIGRA German-built, ice-class ConRo for Canada.48 HYDRA VOYAGER Tanker expertise fr om Korea. 48 CONCEPT: ?LEGO? FOR PROFESSIONALS(Photo: U.S. Navy)344540MR #12 (1-9).indd 2MR #12 (1-9).indd 212/10/2013 12:46:48 PM12/10/2013 12:46:48 PM

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