An Estimate of Operating Costs for Bulk, Ro-ro and Container Ships

Publication Type:
Information Paper 4

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ISBN:
0 644 01922 0

Release Date:
March 1982

Estimates of the operating costs of ships are central to the analysis of a range of issues in shipping and ports investment and operations. As part of BTE studies a substantial body of information on ships operations had been assembled. This paper has generalised that information into statistical relationships for three ship types serving Australia—Bulk, Roll on/Roll off and Container Vessels. The scheme for the analysis follows that of Goss (1974).

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