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Table 1 Scenarios that are tested for the reference situation of IWT

From: Evaluating the performance of the vessel train concept

Scenarios of a conventional IW vessel in the reference situationVessel classSailing regimeMaximum capacity of containers (TEUs)With/without bow thrusterCrew members on board in the reference situationSpeed (km/h)
1.6B350Bow thruster513
2.5B200Bow thruster513
3.4A250Withouta313
4.3A130Withoutb210
5.2A120Withoutc210
6.1A110Without210
  1. Source: own composition based on Al Enezy et al. [1]
  2. aThere are no data for bow thruster, thus the non-bow thruster data are used
  3. bThere are no data for bow thruster, thus the non-bow thruster data are used
  4. cThere are no data for bow thruster, thus the non-bow thruster data are used