Fuel savings and European unity

A new introduction in November 1962 was this high speed diesel engine from Rolls-Royce, rated 600bhp at 1,500rpm

In 1962, fuel economy and general ship efficiency was rather less of an issue than it is today. Nonetheless, ship owners and designers wanting to save a bit of cash were looking at ways to cut fuel bills.

This is premium content

Already a member? SIGN IN now

V2-MS

Sign up for FREE to continue reading!

Want to read more before deciding on a subscription? It only takes a minute to sign up for a free account and you’ll get to enjoy:

  • Weekly newsletters providing valuable news and information on the shipping sector
  • Full access to our news archive
  • Live and archived webinars, podcasts and videos
  • Articles on innovations and current trends in the shipping industry
  • Our extensive archive of data, research and intelligence

Get more free content sign up today

Ready to subscribe? Choose from one of our subscription packages for unlimited access!