Publisher : Korean Institute of Navigation and Port Research
DOI : 10.5394/KINPR.2009.33.2.127
Title & Authors
Optimization of double cycling in container ports Song, Jang-Ho; Kwak, Kyu-Seok;
If the research on double cycle is revitalized, crane productivity will be rapidly improved bemuse double cycle is an operational technique that can maximize equipments efficiency (Quay crane, RMG/RTG, Yard tractor). Unfortunately, it is very difficult for terminal operators to find out the starting point of double cycle bemuse the loading & unloading pattern and conditions are various. Therefore, terminal operators are apt to fail to find out the optimal starting point of double cycle to maximize its frequency. Experiencing the same mistakes in the process we made efforts to find out the optimal starting point, finally we found out the formula for it. And we verified its precision is perfect through a lot of testing. This paper on double cycling focused on making the formula to find out optimal starting point of double cycle to maximize its frequency. And it can be applied to various ships' stowages in common.
Optimization of double cycling in container ports, Journal of Navigation and Port Research, 2009, 33, 2, 127
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