DISCRETE-EVENT SIMULATION OF A COMPLEX INTERMODAL CONTAINER TERMINAL - A Case-Study of Standard Unloading/Loading Processes of Vessel Ships

Guido Maione

Abstract

This paper analyzes the performance of a complex maritime intermodal container terminal. The aim is to propose changes in the system resources or in handling procedures that guarantee better performance in perturbed conditions. A discrete-event system simulation study shows that, in future conditions of increased traffic volumes and reduced available stacking space, more internal transport vehicles, or appropriate scheduling and routing policies, or an increased degree of automation would improve the performance.

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Maione G. (2008). DISCRETE-EVENT SIMULATION OF A COMPLEX INTERMODAL CONTAINER TERMINAL - A Case-Study of Standard Unloading/Loading Processes of Vessel Ships . In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 3: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-8111-32-6, pages 171-176. DOI: 10.5220/0001499801710176


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@conference{icinco08,
author={Guido Maione},
title={DISCRETE-EVENT SIMULATION OF A COMPLEX INTERMODAL CONTAINER TERMINAL - A Case-Study of Standard Unloading/Loading Processes of Vessel Ships},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 3: ICINCO,},
year={2008},
pages={171-176},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001499801710176},
isbn={978-989-8111-32-6},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 3: ICINCO,
TI - DISCRETE-EVENT SIMULATION OF A COMPLEX INTERMODAL CONTAINER TERMINAL - A Case-Study of Standard Unloading/Loading Processes of Vessel Ships
SN - 978-989-8111-32-6
AU - Maione G.
PY - 2008
SP - 171
EP - 176
DO - 10.5220/0001499801710176