ESTIMATING BUILDING AND OPERATING COSTS

Shipbuilding and ship-operating cost-estimates are discussed and analysed, covering both warships and merchant ships. The approach to building costs is categorized under the sub-headings of (a) specification and characteristics of the vehicle (b) quantity of semi-fabricated materials, (c) assessment of the equipment and system to be installed, (d) shipyard's production capability, plant and productivity, (e) projected wage rates over the contract period, (f) general overheads, and (g) additional costs, e.g. special trials, overseas delivery, etc. The ship-operating costs are divided into chapters dealing with (i) cost categories, (ii) daily running costs, (iii) fuel costs, (iv) port costs, (v) cargo handling costs, (vi) capital charges, and (vii) freight income. Order from BSRA as No. 51,512.

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    • From the First Graduate School for West European Graduate Education in Marine Technology on Advanced Ship Design Techniques held at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne 5-21 September 1978, Economic Design: Module 1.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Newcastle upon Tyne University, England

    Claremont Tower, NE1 7RU
    Newcastle upon Tyne,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Buxton, I L
  • Publication Date: 1978

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  • Accession Number: 00302305
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Ship Research Association
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1979 12:00AM