An empirical investigation of hull and propeller vessel performance under the ISO standard 19030

  • 1 Ship propulsion plants Department of the Faculty of Engineering at Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy


Inefficient energy utilization is intolerable amongst ship operators and regulatory authorities especially in the current era. When the condition of a ship’s hull and or propeller-s degrades, in order to maintain speed, there is a need for more power thus more fuel. A byproduct of the increased fuel consumption is increased Green House Gas emissions that are strictly regulated by international authorities. In the present paper the Hull and Propeller performance will be assessed in terms of fuel consumption reserves and CO2 emissions based on the required levels environmental footprint as indicated by the ISO Standard 19030 created by the International Maritime Organization


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