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A Study of Rescheduling Strategies for the Quay Crane Scheduling Problem under Random Disruptions

Christopher Expósito-Izquierdo, Eduardo Lalla-Ruiz, Belén Melian-Batista,, J. Marcos Moreno-Vega
2014 Inteligencia Artificial  
This paper addresses the Quay Crane Scheduling Problem under random disruptions, whose goal is to determine the sequences of transshipment operations performed by a set of quay cranes in order to load  ...  An evolutionary algorithm is used to find an initial solution of the problem with completely deterministic data, whereas several rescheduling strategies are integrated into a dynamism management system  ...  Acknowledgements This work has been partially funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (project TIN2012-32608).  ... 
doi:10.4114/intartif.vol17iss54pp35-47 fatcat:47lxc7sj6jdmfgstc4gczzkwm4


Qian Zhang, Qingcheng Zeng, Hualong Yang
2016 Transport  
In this paper, the problem of berth schedule recovery is addressed to reduce the influences caused by disruptions.  ...  In container terminals, the planned berth schedules often have to be revised because of disruptions caused by severe weather, equipment failures, technical problems and other unforeseen events.  ...  Therefore, the combination of robust scheduling and disruption management is a new and valid method of container terminal scheduling under uncertainty, which is an interesting topic for future study. shows  ... 
doi:10.3846/16484142.2016.1125387 fatcat:zsegqennzfdijo4fsp4hnxvxhu

The simultaneous berth and quay crane allocation problem

Akio Imai, Hsieh Chia Chen, Etsuko Nishimura, Stratos Papadimitriou
2008 Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review  
Acknowledgements This research is partially supported by the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research of  ...  Kim and Park (2004) addressed a crane scheduling problem for a container ship which schedules cranes engaged in handling a specific single ship (not multiple ships under handling tasks) in order to minimize  ...  Crane scheduling In the crane scheduling phase, we perform the following two tasks: (a) Feasibility check of ship service schedule regarding the number of cranes available (b) Rescheduling the crane task  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tre.2007.03.003 fatcat:k26jpkuiqjcfbgrnqnnsuvtwyu

A simulation–optimization framework for enhancing robustness in bulk berth scheduling

Alan Dávila de León, Eduardo Lalla-Ruiz, Belén Melián-Batista, J. Marcos Moreno-Vega
2021 Engineering applications of artificial intelligence  
Moreover, a multi-objective approach based on the Non-Dominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm II (NSGA-II) for jointly tackling the problem objective as well as the deviations because of stochastic changes  ...  A B S T R A C T The service time of the vessels is one of the main indicators of ports' competitiveness.  ...  Acronyms See Table A .7.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.engappai.2021.104276 fatcat:p5m7gopxvngpxk4eq75roll6q4

An Evaluation of First-Come, First-Served Scheduling in a Geometrically-Constrained Wet Bulk Terminal

Heleen E. Eisen, Joachim E. Van der Lei, Joost Zuidema, Thomas Koch, Elenna R. Dugundji
2021 Frontiers in Future Transportation  
Comparison of the model types is done by means of a rolling time window: of each day within the time frame, a schedule was created for the following 2 weeks, after which the objective value was calculated  ...  In the interest of facilitating operations, we evaluate the impact of the current first-come, first-served (FCFS) admittance policy in the context of berth allocation for a wet bulk terminal in the port  ...  Valk from Port of Amsterdam for their contribution to the study conception and design, data collection, and the interpretation of results. The authors would also like to thank H. Tao, D. Pop, and U.  ... 
doi:10.3389/ffutr.2021.709822 fatcat:ldsqdxx265htbiu7pfuboetlsq

Aligning barge and terminal operations using service-time profiles

Albert M. Douma, Peter C. Schuur, J. Marco J. Schutten
2011 Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal  
We make a major step in solving the barge handling problem for practical settings.  ...  Hence, it can be seen as a promising solution approach for solving the barge handling problem, since it enables (competing) companies to collaborate in a competitive way.  ...  Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial License which permits any noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10696-011-9080-9 fatcat:wug42woicrb73e2kyr6gluzlpa

Operations Research (OR) in Service Industries: A Comprehensive Review

Yiting Xing, Ling Li, Zhuming Bi, Marzena Wilamowska-Korsak, Li Zhang
2013 Systems research and behavioral science  
The share of gross domestic product from the service industry reflects the competitiveness of a nation; the service industry in the USA accounts for around 80% of its gross domestic product, and it has  ...  The conclusions on the limitations of existing studies and the demanding ORs in the service have been drawn from our summaries and observations from a comprehensive review in this field.  ...  Kim and Park (2004) discussed the problem of scheduling quay cranes in port terminals and formulated it as a mixed-integer programming model with various constraints.  ... 
doi:10.1002/sres.2185 fatcat:bmil4ahow5cmzesh64bjm6fd5y

How Kano's Performance Mediates Perceived SERVQUAL Impact on Kansei

M. Hartono
2018 2018 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM)  
of Indonesia for the research grant with a scheme of institutional national strategy 2018.  ...  In addition, this study has been partially supported by the Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Surabaya, Indonesia.  ...  Quay Cranes to Solve Scheduling Problem at Port of Tripoli -Lebanon Ali SKAF, Sid LAMROUS, Zakaria HAMMOUDAN, Marie-Ange MANIER Mathematical Modelling for a Semi-obnoxious Inverse Line Location Problem  ... 
doi:10.1109/ieem.2018.8607459 dblp:conf/ieem/Hartono18 fatcat:xoskhmskjrcpbbydpj355e6umu

The Vessel Schedule Recovery Problem (VSRP) – A MIP model for handling disruptions in liner shipping

Berit D. Brouer, Jakob Dirksen, David Pisinger, Christian E.M. Plum, Bo Vaaben
2013 European Journal of Operational Research  
Structures of the obtained schedules and performance of such applications are studied.  ...  model is applied in a case study of van deliveries.Achievements of this study will not only contribute to the research,but will also open a new angle in the logistics vision.  ...  -Optimal Dynamic Tax Evasion: A Portfolio Approach Francesco Menoncin, Economics, Brescia University, Via S. Faustino, 74/B, 25122, Brescia, Italy,, Rosella Levaggi  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2012.08.016 fatcat:c27kagfnxnhjfbil2rydhjhomm

From container terminals to bulk ports:models and algorithms for integrated planning and robust scheduling

Nitish Umang
They develop optimization models for re-allocation of berth assignment and rescheduling of quay cranes, but solve the disruption recovery problem using local rescheduling and tabu search methods.  ...  Note that under the assumption of fixed crane deployment, the crane assignment problem is redundant, while the crane scheduling problem is expected to be easier to solve as compared to the quay crane scheduling  ...  the very least a tight upper bound in a small computation time even for large problems.  ... 
doi:10.5075/epfl-thesis-6149 fatcat:a7k5dd5aknf7ldgwbxg5663d5y

Optimising Container Terminal Operations in the Face of Uncertainty

Hamid Ghaani Farashahi, University, My, Peter Tatham, Yong Wu
The aim of this dissertation is, therefore, to incorporate uncertainty into the analysis of the container terminal environment, with a particular focus on the quay crane scheduling problem (QCSP) and the  ...  yard crane scheduling problem (YCSP).  ...  ., A modified genetic algorithm with an initial population strategy for the quay crane scheduling problem.  ... 
doi:10.25904/1912/1748 fatcat:hfftudq3yfbbxbvfbyfa32oprm

Metaheuristic approaches for the Berth Allocation Problem

Nataša Kovač, Kovaˇ Kovač
2017 Yugoslav Journal of Operations Research   unpublished
Berth Allocation Problem incorporates some of the most important decisions that have to be made in order to achieve maximum efficiency in a port.  ...  Terminal manager of a port has to assign incoming vessels to the available berths, which need to be loaded/unloaded in such a way that some objective function is optimized.  ...  Following earlier study on integrated BAP [63] , the QCAP and the Quay Crane Scheduling Problem (QCSP) are considered in Meisel and Bierwirth [64] .  ... 

Essentials of Supply Chain Management [article]

Hokey Min
2015 Zenodo  
begun to realize the strategic importance of planning, controlling, and designing a supply chain as a whole.  ...  To capture the synergy of inter-functional and inter-organizational integration and coordination across the supply chain and to subsequently make better strategic decisions, a growing number of firms have  ...  Because terminal operations involve the management of terminal facilities (e.g., buildings, runaways, hangars, depots, piers, quays, wharfs), equipment (e.g., lift trucks, cranes), and employees (e.g.,  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5710302 fatcat:t34taptxabcsrc6y6coejjb7gm

Scheduling rail freight node operations through a slot allocation approach [article]

René Schönemann, Technische Universität Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, Jürgen Siegmann
for increasing the efficiency of such nodes due to new dispatching strategies.  ...  The existing shortcomings shall be resolved by means of a robust hub scheduling approach which synchronises the work processes in freight yards with the preceding and succeeding links in the transport  ...  The crane scheduling problem concerns the optimal loading and unloading of containers in terminals for both, quay cranes (e.g. Zampelli et al., 2013) , and yard cranes (e.g.  ... 
doi:10.14279/depositonce-5452 fatcat:2ltffvxhcjbrnmlzbzv4lpx6oa

The discrete and continuous berth allocation problem: models and algorithms

Michail D. Gkolias
The formulations and solutions of mathematical models presented herein, seek to optimally schedule vessels and/or quay cranes to berths in multi-user type of container terminals, without losing its applicability  ...  Fierce terminal competition and the need to maximize recourses utilization have led marine terminal operators to the development and application of a rich variety of Berth Scheduling Policies (BSPs).  ...  the quay crane scheduling problem with the objective of minimizing the sum of makespan of all the vessels and the completion time for all the quay cranes is dealt with as lower level problem, is formulated  ... 
doi:10.7282/t3db828q fatcat:sbhs2n5aw5e7nccudui7seww3u
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