Are you planning a new ferry build? If the answer is yes, then you would probably want to optimise your costs by focusing on the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) instead of kW-power. Choosing the propulsion unit based mainly on Capex, for example, will most likely increase costs in the long run. In this article Steerprop presents a case study, showing that a ferry owner can save more than two million euros over a 15-year period by concentrating on the TCO.
May 11, 2022