BOKUHO ENERGY SAVING TANKER FROM IHI

The 59988 tdw tanker "Bokuho" has a length o.a. of 217.20 m, a beam of 36.00 m, a draft of 11.72 m and is powered by an SEMT-Pielstick type 18PC2.5V diesel engine developing 11700 bhp at 520 rpm giving a service speed of 14.1 knots. Cargo oil capacity is 7628 cubic meters. The medium speed engine has a achieved a 15% saving in fuel costs as compared with a conventional low speed engine powered vessel of similar size.

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    Benn Brothers Marine Publications Limited

    Lyon Tower, 125 High Street, Colliers Wood
    London SW19 2JN,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1978-9

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  • Accession Number: 00190435
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 28 1979 12:00AM