INCREASED FUEL PRICES - EFFECT ON OPERATING SPEEDS, OPERATING COSTS AND MAINTENANCE
A method for adjusting a ship's service speed to allow for variables such as the increase in fuel costs, wages, freight rates and depreciation. The optimum type and rating of machinery, ship's speed, hull form and the additional initial investment required for increased automation and improved maintenance are briefly mentioned.
- Paper presented at International Marine Exhibition (IME), London, April 27-30, 1976.
Institute of Marine EngineersMemorial Building, 76 Mark Lane
London EC3R 7JN, England
- Komoto, M
- Yabuki, S
- Publication Date: 1976-4
- TRT Terms: Operating costs; Ships; Speed control; Traffic speed; Vehicle maintenance
- Uncontrolled Terms: Ship maintenance; Speed reduction
- Subject Areas: Maintenance and Preservation; Marine Transportation; Operations and Traffic Management; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00131110
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Institute of Marine Engineers
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Apr 21 1976 12:00AM