â€¢The average occupancy rate for the new ship is estimated to be 80% of capacity.
â€¢There will be 300 cruise days per year.
â€¢The variable expenses per passenger are estimated to be $75 per cruise day.
â€¢The revenue per passenger is expected to be $310 per cruise day.
â€¢The fixed expenses for running the ship, other than depreciation, are estimated to be $78,000,000 per year.
â€¢The ship has a service life of 10 years, with a salvage value of $85,000,000 at the end of 10 years.
a. Determine the annual net cash flow from operating the cruise ship.
b. Determine the net present value of this investment, assuming a 12% minimum.