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Old 30th May 2019, 16:29
stevekelly10 stevekelly10 is offline  
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Not Container ships, but I sailed on two 450900 dwt ULCC tankers. built mid 1970's. 45000 shp steam turbine. Fuel consumption was 220 tons, HFO per day, speed 16 knots, but on a good day especially after drydock. I saw them achieve 21 knots
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