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Stephen Payne (naval Architect)
Stephen Payne, OBE, MNM, RDI, FREng, FRINA, HonFIED is a British naval architect. He has worked on the designs of approximately 40 passenger ships for the Carnival Corporation, including the Cunard ocean liner RMS Queen Mary 2.[2] He is currently an independent maritime consultant and is an educational advocate for engineering careers.Contents1 Background and education 2 Professional career 3 Engineering Advocacy 4 Awards and honors 5 Bibliography 6 References 7 External linksBackground and education[edit] Stephen Michael Payne was born in London, England circa 1960.[3]:12 He was educated in the local council schools including the Catford Boys’ School, where two of its instructors would have a key role in shaping his career. His interest in ocean liners began at age 5 when the BBC
BBC
children’s television program Blue Peter
Blue Peter
featured a tour of the RMS Queen Elizabeth
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Order Of The British Empire
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
British Empire
is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.[2] It was established on 4 June 1917 by King George V, and comprises five classes across both civil and military divisions, the most senior two of which make the recipient either a knight if male or dame if female.[3] There is also the related British Empire Medal, whose recipients are affiliated with, but not members of, the order. Recommendations for appointments to the Order of the British Empire were at first made on the nomination of the United Kingdom, the self-governing Dominions
Dominions
of the Empire (later Commonwealth) and the Viceroy of India
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Quebec City
Quebec
Quebec
City (pronounced /kwɪˈbɛk/ ( listen) or /kəˈbɛk/;[9] French: Québec [kebɛk] ( listen)); French: Ville de Québec), officially Québec,[10][11][11] is the capital city of the Canadian province of Quebec. The city had a population estimate of 531,902 in July 2016, (an increase of 3.0% from 2011)[12] and the metropolitan area had a population of 800,296 in July 2016, (an increase of 4.3% from 2011)[13] making it the second largest city in Quebec, after Montreal, and the seventh-largest metropolitan area in Canada. The narrowing of the Saint Lawrence River
Saint Lawrence River
proximate to the city's promontory, Cap-Diamant (Cape Diamond), and Lévis, on the opposite bank, provided the name given to the city, Kébec, an Algonquin word meaning "where the river narrows"
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Destiny-class Cruise Ship
The Destiny class is a class of cruise ships owned by Carnival Cruise Line. The class was modified after the lead ship, Carnival Destiny, was launched. This is reflected in both Carnival Triumph
Carnival Triumph
and Carnival Victory.Contents1 History 2 Destiny/Sunshine/Triumph/Fortuna-class ships2.1 Destiny/Sunshine-class ships 2.2 Triumph-class ships 2.3 Fortuna-class ships3 Staterooms3.1 Standard Interior 3.2 Interior Upper/Lower 3.3 Ocean view 3.4 Balcony 3.5 Suites4 Amenities 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] Carnival Destiny
Carnival Destiny
was launched in 1996 as the first in Carnival Cruise Line's Destiny class of ships. When launched it held the distinction as the worlds largest passenger ship as well as the first passenger ship to be built over 100,000 GT. A sister ship, Carnival Triumph, launched in 1999 and was followed by Carnival Victory
Carnival Victory
in 2000
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MS Rotterdam
MS Rotterdam
Rotterdam
is the lead cruise ship of the Rotterdam
Rotterdam
class (R class) in the Holland America Line. Built in Italy
Italy
in 1997, she is the sixth Holland America vessel to bear the name. She is named for SS Rotterdam of 1959, and also named after the city of Rotterdam, Netherlands. MS Rotterdam
Rotterdam
and her sister ship MS Amsterdam
MS Amsterdam
are loosely based on the original ship
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SS Rotterdam
2 steam turbines manufactured by de Schelde, Vlissingen (Flushing), Netherlands 4 V2M 640PSI Boilers (3 active, 1 reserve), designed by Combustion Engineering and manufactured by de ScheldeSpeed: 21.5 knotsCapacity: 1,456 passengersCrew: 776 officers and crewThe fifth SS Rotterdam, also known as "The Grande Dame", is a former ocean liner and cruise ship, and has been a hotel ship in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, since 2010. She was launched by Queen Juliana of the Netherlands in a gala ceremony on 13 September 1958, and was completed the following summer. The Rotterdam was the last great Dutch "ship of state", employing the finest artisans from the Netherlands in her construction and fitting out process.[2] Her career spanned forty-one years
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Costa Atlantica
Costa Atlantica is a Spirit-class cruise ship owned and operated by Costa Crociere. She was built in 2000 by the Kvaerner Masa-Yards Helsinki New Shipyard in Helsinki, Finland. In 2010 Francesco Schettino, later the captain of the ill-fated Costa Concordia, was the captain of the Costa Atlantica as it entered the port of Warnemünde, Germany, at too high a speed, allegedly causing damage to the AIDAblu, also a Carnival Corporation ship.[3][4] Deck information[edit] Each passenger deck on Costa Atlantica is named after a movie by the Italian director Federico Fellini. She is decorated with Carrara marble, Murano glass accents, and in-laid mosaic tile
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Spirit Class
The Spirit class is a class of cruise ships built at the Helsinki New Shipyard (now Arctech Helsinki Shipyard) in Helsinki, Finland. The ships are operated by Carnival Cruise Lines and Costa Cruises (a subsidiarity of Miami-based Carnival Corporation). The six ships were built to the original Panamax form factor, allowing them to pass through the Panama Canal. This class has the smallest of the signature smoke stacks that Carnival has on their ships. Carnival's Spirit-class ships also feature a unique funnel design that integrates the skylight dome of the atrium. In 2007 and 2009, Queen Victoria and Costa Luminosa (built by Fincantieri) were introduced. The design of these ships are a hybrid between the Spirit class and the Vista class. Creating the Vista/Spirit hybrid class.Contents1 Description 2 Ships 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksDescription[edit]This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it
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Queen Mary 2
14 passenger, 18 total decks[7] [8]Installed power: 4 x Wärtsilä
Wärtsilä
16V 46C-CR / 16,800 kW (22,848 mHP), 2 x GE LM2500+ / 25,060 kW (34,082 mHP)Propulsion:Four 21.5 MW Rolls-Royce/ Alstom
Alstom
"Mermaid" electric propulsion pods:  2 fixed and 2 azimuthingSpeed: 30 knots (56 km/h; 35 mph)[9]Capacity: 2,695 passengers (after 2016 refit), 2,620 passengers (original design)Crew: 1,253 officers and crew RMS Queen Mary
RMS Queen Mary
2 (also referred to as the QM2) is a transatlantic ocean liner
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SS Normandie
The SS Normandie
SS Normandie
was an ocean liner built in Saint-Nazaire, France, for the French Line Compagnie Générale Transatlantique
Compagnie Générale Transatlantique
(CGT)
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Maritime And Coastguard Agency
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Maritime and Coastguard Agency
(MCA) is an executive agency of the United Kingdom working to prevent the loss of lives at sea and is responsible for implementing British and international maritime law and safety policy. It is also responsible for land based search and rescue helicopter operations from 2015.[1] Its responsibilities include coordinating search and rescue (SAR) on the coastline and at sea through Her Majesty's Coastguard
Her Majesty's Coastguard
(HMCG), ensuring that ships meet international and UK safety standards, monitoring and preventing coastal water pollution and testing and issuing Merchant Navy Certificates of Competency (licences) for ships' officers and crew to STCW requirements
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Seabourn Cruise Line
Seabourn Cruise Line is an ultra-luxury cruise line headquartered in Seattle, Washington.[1] The line operates all around the world, from short seven-day Caribbean cruises to exotic 100+ day around the world cruises. It is owned by Carnival Corporation, part of the "World's Leading Cruise Lines" marketing group, which also includes Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Carnival Cruises, Cunard Line, Costa Cruises, P&O Cruises, and AIDA Cruises.Contents1 History 2 Fleet2.1 Current Fleet 2.2 Future Fleet 2.3 Former Fleet3 Accolades 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit]MV Seabourn Quest in Sète, France.Seabourn was founded in 1987 by a consortium of Norwegian investors headed by industrialist Atle Brynestad under the name Signet Cruise Lines, but adopted the name Seabourn Cruise Line shortly afterward after objections from Signet Oil over trademark ownership
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Quilley School
Quilley School, originally called Alderman Quilley, was a secondary school in Eastleigh, Hampshire, England. The enrollment in 2016 was 570 pupils.[1][2] The school was founded by Edward John Quilley in 1963, opened in 1964 as a comprehensive mixed secondary school for 11- to 16-year-olds. The Head teacher was a Mrs Hayter who run an all girls school prior to taking over as head at Quilley. The second in charge was a Mr Casson. In March 2016 it was announced that the school would be merging with the Crestwood College for Business and Enterprise as of September 2016.[3]Falling enrollment and low exam results over the past three years were cited as the reasons for the merger.[4] The former Quilley site is now the Cherbourg Campus of the merged schools.[5] External links[edit]BBC News profileReferences[edit]^ Inglehurst Infant School Archived October 30, 2005, at the Wayback Machine. ^ "Welcome to Quilley School". The Quilley School. Archived from the original on 16 November 2015
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ABB (company)
ABB (ASEA Brown Boveri) is a Swedish-Swiss multinational corporation headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland, operating mainly in robotics, power, heavy electrical equipments, and automation technology areas. It is ranked 286th in The World's Most Admired companies in the Fortune 500 global list of 2016. ABB has been a global Fortune 500 company for 23 years.[6] ABB is one of the largest engineering companies as well as one of the largest conglomerates in the world
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Crestwood College
Crestwood Community School (known as Crestwood College prior to its name change in August 2017) is a coeducational secondary school, located in Eastleigh in the English county of Hampshire.[1] Crestwood is a split-site school, operating two campuses on Shakespeare Road and Cherbourg Road. It is administered by Hampshire County Council, which coordinates the school's admissions. The college specialises in Business and Enterprise. Crestwood Community School offers GCSEs and BTECs as programmes of study for pupils.[2] The school operates two SEN resourced provisions: a Specific Learning Difficulties provision on the Shakespeare Road campus and a Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs provision on the Cherbourg Road campus
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Webb Institute
Webb Institute is a private undergraduate engineering college in Glen Cove, New York on Long Island. Each graduate of Webb Institute earns a Bachelor of Science degree in naval architecture and marine engineering. Successful candidates for admission receive full tuition for four years. Webb Institute is noted in the marine industry for its unique emphasis on ship design, systems engineering, and practical work experience.Contents1 History1.1 Founding and early history 1.2 Move and expansion 1.3 List of Institute Administrators2 Academics2.1 Winter Work 2.2 Accreditation3 Culture3.1 Residential life 3.2 Honor Code 3.3 Extracurricular activities4 See also 5 References 6 Further reading 7 External linksHistory[edit] Webb Institute of Naval Architecture was founded in 1889 by industrialist and philanthropist William Henry Webb, who had established his career as a preeminent shipbuilder in the 19th century
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