Each year IHS Maritime 360,  a global information company, undertakes an international search for the best ship building projects.

IHS Maritime 360 - Ships of the year 2013

Of the 2900 or so ship builds in 2013, IHS Maritime 360 named 13 that stood out from the crowd.

Australia’s new Marine National Facility research vessel Investigator was named as one of the top ship builds for 2013!

IHS Maritime 360 - Ships of the year 2013

An abridged version of the article can be found here: http://ihsmaritime.wordpress.com/2014/02/05/ihs-maritimes-ships-of-the-year-2014/

The full article can be downloaded here: http://www.ihsmaritime360.com/images/assets/220/11220/Ships_of_the_year_ships.pdf