Page 29: of Marine News Magazine (July 2015)

Propulsion Technology

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PROPULSION & TECHNOLOGY transit speed was 600- to 800 rpm at 3 gallons a mile.

The crew was racing out at 1250 rpm because it “sounded good.” More change management resulted in $110,000 annual savings, just from slowing the transits to and from operations. That translated to $4 million in savings across the 40-vessel

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