Essays about: "Container terminals"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the words Container terminals.

  1. 1. Value stream mapping of container flows at seaports

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för teknikens ekonomi och organisation

    Author : Sofie Franzén; Linnéa Streling; [2016]
    Keywords : Keywords: seaports; lean in ports; value stream mapping in container terminals; seaport activities; efficiency.;

    Abstract : Ports are important actors in many supply chains. Up to 90 % of all cargo are transported through sea transport today, and containers are used for transporting the cargo on the vessels (Lighthouse, 2017). Containers play a crucial role with its loading capacity and unification, facilitating the loading and unloading processes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Designing the Intermodal Multiperiod Transportation Network of a Logistic Service Provider Company for Container Management

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik

    Author : Tobias Sahlin; [2016]
    Keywords : Supply chain; Distribution network; Repositioning; Intermodal transport; Sensitivity analysis.;

    Abstract : Lured by the promise of bigger sales, companies are increasingly looking to raise the volume of international trade. Consequently, the amount of bulk products carried in containers and transported overseas exploded because of the flexibility and reliability of this type of transportation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Negative impacts on crane productivity - A case study in APM Terminals Gothenburg

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för sjöfart och marin teknik

    Author : Sarah Drotz; Natalie Johansson; [2016]
    Keywords : Container; vessel; port terminal; crane operator; crane productivity;

    Abstract : The increased amount of cargo transported by container vessels require port terminals to have efficient cargo handling. A port terminal needs to be efficient in order to attract and keep customers, hence the productivity in the terminal is important. READ MORE

  4. 4. Management of Containers by the Use of Automatic Cranes- New Handling Method

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för teknikens ekonomi och organisation

    Author : Jamil Hassan Jasim; [2015]
    Keywords : AS RS; automation; containers; gantry crane; lead-time; Terminals;

    Abstract : The sea-born trade represents the greatest proportion of the international trade activities, almost 90% of world freight cargoes being carried by sea. This high rate is normally accompanied by regenerating problems. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Multi-agent Based Model for Inter Terminal Transportation

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för datalogi och datorsystemteknik

    Author : Mubashir Iqbal; [2015]
    Keywords : Inter-terminal transportation; Container terminal; Automated guided vehicle; Agent-based modeling; Simulation;

    Abstract : Context: Due to an increase in inter-terminal transportation (ITT) volume within a container port; complexity of transportation processes between the terminals has also increased. Problems with the current way of handling ITT resources are expected to rise in the near future. READ MORE