Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/1831
Title: Loading and unloading operations in container terminals
Authors: Li, CL 
Vairaktarakis, G
Keywords: Integrated manufacturing systems
Logistics
Manufacturing engineering
Manufacturing engineering design
Operations management
Operations research
Production systems
Quality control & reliability
Reliability & risk analysis
Supply chain management
Issue Date: Apr-2004
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Source: IIE transactions, Apr. 2004, v. 36, no. 4, p. 287-297 How to cite?
Journal: IIE transactions 
Abstract: We consider the problem of optimizing the time for loading and unloading containers to and from a ship at a container terminal, where containers are required to be transported by trucks between the ship and their designated locations in the container yard. An optimal algorithm and some efficient heuristics are developed to solve the problem with a single quay crane. The effectiveness of the heuristics is studied both analytically and computationally.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/1831
ISSN: 0740-817X
EISSN: 1545-8830
DOI: 10.1080/07408170490247340
Rights: © 2004 “IIE”.
This is an electronic version of an article published in C.-L. Li and G.L. Vairaktarakis (2004), IIE Transactions, 36(4), 287-297. IIE Transactions is available online at: http://www.informaworld.com, the open URL of the article: http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=0740-817X&volume=36&issue=4&spage=287.
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