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Fuel savings through hydrodynamic improvements

Author Juha Tanttari
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A typical cargo ship that operates 24 h/day and 300 days a year uses about 95 % of its energy for propulsion. Fuel consumption for propulsion is 28 800 ton-MGO/year/ship, which translates to annual fuel expenses of $ 17 280 000  (Notteboom, T. and P. Carriou (2009)).


Juha Tanttari

M.Sc , Mech. Eng. - Juha Tanttari has 20 years’ experience of working in fluid dynamics consulting. His experience covers a vast range of industrial segments including marine hydrodynamics and aerodynamics, project management and sales. He is currently of Lead Consulting Engineer, in Technical Analysis.

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