Investigation of main particulars subject to minimum building cost for chemical tankers

Çelik F., Erturk I., Turan E.

OCEAN ENGINEERING, vol.73, pp.32-37, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 73
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2013.08.001
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.32-37
  • Keywords: Chemical tankers, Shipbuilding cost, Preliminary design, Systematic analysis
  • Yıldız Technical University Affiliated: Yes


The maritime transportation sector is rapidly growing depending on the global growth, hence chemical tanker shipping is positively being affected concordantly. Detailed analyses are required to define costs accurately at the preliminary design stage as shipbuilding projects require high levels of financing which may be affected by daily price fluctuations in the global economic system.