What is the fuel consumption of a large cargo ship?
A 600' Oil Tanker will use about 8,800 gallons of Bunker C per day at cruise speed.
Navy ships and Cruse ships have the bridge at the front as they have a large superstructure. Cargo vessels don't have a large superstructure, so the bridge is at the back also providing constant observation of the cargo. Ferries with short crossings some times have the bridge in the middle of the ship so they don't have to keep turning around wasting time and fuel. Hope this helps.
Cargo is any commodity that earns freight and charter hire to ship. Transporting cargo is ship's business. Can any ship carry any cargo? NO. Ship must be suitable and fit enough to carry any particular cargo. This ability of ship is the cargoworthiness. 4 segments in carriage by ship: load the cargo, stow the cargo, preserve the cargo condition and no damage/harm to ship till handing over to receiving port, unload the cargo. Ship's ability…