LONG RANGE FLEET PLANNING STUDY VESSEL CONFIGURATION SYSTEM (TRADE ROUTE 27). VOLUME I: REPORT

This report covers the development and application of an optimum vessel configuration model in the context of Farrell Lines Trade Route 27 services from the U.S. Pacific Coast to Australia and New Zealand. The solution methodology selected was a linear programming technique employing a matrix of variables and constraints of large size. Included were considerations of commodity type, cargo technology, and port pairings. The model's output was interpreted and results presented for management action.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with Keplar Galen and Associates, Inc., Ridgewood, NJ.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Farrell Lines Incorporated

    One Whitehall Street
    New York, NY  United States  10004

    Keplar Galen and Associates, Incorporated

    320 East Ridgewood Avenue
    Ridgewood, NJ  United States  07450

    Maritime Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Malinofsky, M
    • Johnson, C
  • Publication Date: 1978-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 136 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00186754
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: MA/RD-930-79007A Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: MA-7-38080
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1979 12:00AM