Integrated Berth Allocation and Quay Crane Assignment Problem: Set partitioning models and computational results

Most of the operational problems in container terminals are strongly interconnected. In this paper, the authors study the integrated Berth Allocation and Quay Crane Assignment Problem in seaport container terminals. They will extend the current state-of-the-art by proposing novel set partitioning models. To improve the performance of the set partitioning formulations, a number of variable reduction techniques are proposed. Furthermore, they analyze the effects of different discretization schemes and the impact of using a time-variant/invariant quay crane allocation policy. Computational experiments show that the proposed models significantly improve the benchmark solutions of the current state-of-art optimal approaches.


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  • Accession Number: 01574834
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 5 2015 10:50AM