A Merchant Ship Size Optimization Model.
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA
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This paper analyzes how a shipowner or charterer may determine the specification of optimal ship size for a given route with respect to certain market requirements. The theory of optimal ship size, a methodology for estimating scale economics, and the various factors affecting ship size are examined using a typical conventional cargo ship and bulk cargo carriers based on shipowners cost data. Author
- Administration and Management
- Marine Engineering