Some characteristics of machinery for merchant ships are reviewed, and factors influencing the choice of machinery are considered. The cost of machinery, fuel, maintenance and repair, and the choice of speed are dealt with. A cost evaluation involving the comparison of slow-speed and medium-speed diesel bulk carrier is performed. Order from: NSFI as No. 14470.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at Europort 77, International Maritime Conference, "Propulsion Machinery For Increased Ship Efficiency", Amsterdam, November 15-16, 1977.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Europort Tentoonstellingen

    BZ, Waalhazen, Z.44
    Rotterdam,   Netherlands 
  • Authors:
    • Buxton, I L
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Pagination: 10 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00179241
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Ship Research Institute of Norway
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 19 1978 12:00AM