Location: N 46 13.9 W 058 18.9 Course: 312 Speed 13.4 kt
Weather: Clear and Cool, Wind SW 22 kt. Seas: Moderate Easterly Swell.
Happy Father’s Day to all our Fathers back home!
As we set about conducting the ship’s business today, we want to let you know we are thinking about you.
Today’s TSSOM interesting fact is provided by 2/C Maintenance Officer Philep Levesque who seems to really enjoy the fuel systems onboard: As mentioned in one of my previous facts, the TS State of Maine carries onboard two types of fuels, heavy fuel oil and diesel fuel. If all of the fuel oil and lubricating oil tanks onboard were 100 percent full, the vessel could hold 580,000 gallons of heavy fuel, 380,000 gallons of diesel, and 32,000 gallons of lube oil. This would be enough for roughly 150 days of continuous operation, almost three cruises back-to-back.
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