JOURNAL BROWSE
Search
Advanced SearchSearch Tips
A Simulation Model for Improving the Productivity of Container Handling in the Container Terminal
facebook(new window)  Pirnt(new window) E-mail(new window) Excel Download
 Title & Authors
A Simulation Model for Improving the Productivity of Container Handling in the Container Terminal
Park, Nam-Kyu; Lee, Sang-Wan; Park, Hyung-Rim; Kwon, Hae-Kyoung;
  PDF(new window)
 Abstract
The productivity of container terminal is determined by its various operation methods. This paper aims at finding out the factors to enhance the productivity of container handling of quay crane, using simulation technique. Three levels of decision making in terminal operation, strategy, and tactics and operation are selected for defining parameters of simulation The result of the simulation and test shows that the significant factors to improve the productivity are the stack height of container, block dispersion and the distance in yard planning for shipment. Decision making in the operation level, however, is of significance in the mixed condition of strategic and tactical level. The result shows meaningful guidelines in decision making under strategic, tactical and operation level.
 Keywords
Simulation;Handling;Productivity;Container;Terminal;
 Language
English
 Cited by
1.
Critical Factors for Container Terminal Productivity,;;

한국항해항만학회지, 2009. vol.33. 2, pp.153-159 crossref(new window)
2.
A Study on Productivity Factors of Chinese Container Terminals,;;

한국항해항만학회지, 2010. vol.34. 7, pp.559-566 crossref(new window)
 References
1.
Chen(2003), 'Simulation and Optimization of Container yard operation: A Survey', Proceedings International Conference on Port and Maritime R&D and Technology, Singapore

2.
Eretec co. minitab enterprise department, SaeHan Media co.(2001), 'MINTAB Business Completion', Eretec co.,

3.
Graybeal, W. and Pooch, U.(I980), 'Simulation: Principles and Methods' Boston: Little Brown

4.
Kim, K.Y., Kim, K.H.(1999), 'A Routing Algorithm for a Single Straddle Carrier to Load Export Containers onto a Containership', International Journal of Production Economics Vol. 59, pp. 425-433 crossref(new window)

5.
Kim, K.H., Kim, H.B., Yun, W.Y, Kim, J.H., Kwon, B.J., and Cho, C.W.(I998), 'A Decision Support System for Efficient Operation of Container Port Terminals', IE Interfaces. Vol. 11, No.1

6.
Koh, P.H., Goh, L.K.J., Tan, S.L. and NG, K.L(I994), 'A Decision Support System for Container Port Operations', New Directions in Simulation for Manufacturing and Communications, pp.451-457

7.
Law, A.M., and Kelton, W.E.(I982), 'Simulation Modeling and Analysis', New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company

8.
Kia. M., Shayan E. and Ghotb F(2000), 'The Importance of Information Technology in Port Terminal Operations', International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol. 30, No. 3/4, pp. 331-344 crossref(new window)

9.
Merkuryev, Y., J. Tolujew, E. Blumel, L. Novitsky, E. Ginters, E. Viktorova, G. Merkuryeva, and J. Pronins(1998), 'A Modeling and Simulation Methodology for Managing the Riga Harbour Container Terminal', Simulation, Vol. 71, No.2, pp. 84-95 crossref(new window)

10.
Nevins, M. R., C. M. Macal, and J. C. (1998), 'A Discrete-Event Simulation Model for Seaport Operations', Simulation, Vol. 70, No.4, pp. 213-223 crossref(new window)

11.
Park, C.S. and Noh, Y.D.(1987), 'A Port Simulation Model for Bulk Cargo Operations', Simulation, Vol.48, No.6, pp.236-246 crossref(new window)

12.
Ramini, K. V.(1996), 'An Interactive Simulation Model for the Logistics Planning of Container Operations in Seaports', Simulation, Vol. 66, No.5, pp. 291-300 crossref(new window)

13.
Razman, M. T., and K Hussain(2000), 'Simulation and Analysis for the Kelang Container Terminal Operations', Logistics Information Management, Vol. 13, No.1, pp. 14-20 crossref(new window)

14.
Kelton, W. D., Sadowski, R. P., Park, C.S., Noh, Y.D.(2001), 'Simulation with Arena - Second Edition', McGraw-Hill Company

15.
Yun, W. Y., Ahn, C. G., Choi, Y. S. and Kim, K. H.(1998), 'An Evaluation of the Operation Plans for Port Container Terminal Using Simulation', Korea Society for Simulation, Vol. 7, No.2, pp.91-104