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Old 9th December 2018, 11:19
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Originally Posted by Brunopilot View Post
Although such figures are listed in Lloyd's Registers for relatively new vessels, not much data can be found for the first two generations of container ships (1957-1978), especially for steamers.

I understand that at $2,50/ton, consumption considerations were non-existent, but that all changed after 1973.

If anyone can help in providing this data for the early container ship, this researcher would be very pleased.
Sailed on Atlantic Causeway (Steam turbine) from new building to 1972. I seem to remember that we worked on around 210 tons per day when steaming.

Howard
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