Service Performance Analysis helps cut fuel costs

AuthorsMaarten Flikkema, Ivo vander Hout
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 94
DateAug 22, 2008
Reading time6 minutes

Soaring oil prices have a huge impact on the shipping industry. For most vessels, bunker costs now account for more than half of their operational costs. And fuel costs are continuing to rise, being driven by ever-growing demand. At the same time, public attention is turning more and more to exhaust gas emissions from ships. Report takes a closer look at developments designed to reduce fuel consumption.