An approach to determine storage locations of containers at seaport terminals

Preston, Peter & Kozan, Erhan (2001) An approach to determine storage locations of containers at seaport terminals. Computers & Operations Research, 28(10), pp. 983-995.

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This paper models the seaport system with the objective of determining the optimal storage strategy for various container-handling schedules. A container location model (CLM) is developed, with an objective function designed to minimise the turn around time of container ships, and solved using genetic algorithm (GA). The results section presents an analyses of different resource levels and a comparison with current practice at the Port of Brisbane.

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ID Code: 9670
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: For more information, please refer to the journal's website (see hypertext link) or contact the author.
Keywords: Scheduling, Transportation, Seaports
DOI: 10.1016/S0305-0548(00)00020-4
ISSN: 0305-0548
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2001 Elsevier
Deposited On: 21 Sep 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2009 07:46

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