-Positive: Less distance for Navios Apollon of about 325nm owing to Great circle route. -Sailed five days earlier, thus 13 th of Nov, than MV PLEASANT SKY but arrived three days later after our vessel, on 16th of Dec. She finally achieved an average speed of 10.35kts. - MV PLESANT SKY sailed Balboa on 18 th of Nov. - Negative : Heavy Adverse weather conditions and currents almost during the entire voyage. -MV PLESANT SKY steamed about 325nm more as she kept in southern latitudes and 1080nm additional distance as she proceeded to China. She finally steamed 1405nm more than the other lady. She attained an average speed of 13.90kts.