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An Overview of Empty Container Repositioning Studies and Research Opportunities

Hüseyin Gençer, M. Hulusi Demir
2019 Business and Management Horizons  
This study examines the studies and trends in empty container repositioning (ECR) practices and reveals the missing research areas in the literature.  ...  It discusses the mathematical models developed in the literature and addresses real-life applications of the liner carriers.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the anonymous referees for their valuable comments and suggestions to improve the paper.  ... 
doi:10.5296/bmh.v7i1.14670 fatcat:ae662fhatvfixekfnl54tuh6bq

Optimization of empty container movements using "street-turn" strategy : application to Metro Vancouver area

Hanxing Zhang
This paper focuses on the regional empty container repositioning problem. We propose a more practical model to optimize regional empty container movements.  ...  With a high level of information visibility, the proposed model can be employed as a decision support tool to identify "street-turn" opportunities and optimize empty container movements within the system  ...  Simply put, the time gap between the supply and demand of empty containers must be within the free time for both container users.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0132740 fatcat:ipqfrlip6zdg7fz74mcfvyhvwe

Optimization of hinterland intermodal container transportation [article]

K Kristina Sharypova, JC Jan Fransoo, T Tom Van Woensel, M Marco Slikker
To ensure well-timed return of empty containers a carrier charges extra fees, such as demurrage and/or detention charges for usage of a container beyond the agreed time interval.  ...  A carrier owns empty containers and leases them for a certain period of time.  ...  A number of decisions have to be made with respect to management of empty containers: how many containers to keep at the storage yard and how many to  ... 
doi:10.6100/ir766077 fatcat:3to44btts5fajmdf35uqlex4my

Innovative Strategies to Raise Efficiencies of Transportation Corridors and Freight Hubs [article]

Leigh Boske
that it is indeed empty, clean, and free of damage.  ...  The potential shifts in modal split (increasing barge and rail share) could improve container handling by reducing dwell times and lowering empty container repositioning costs.  ...  The efficiency and productivity gains of the EMT do not come free. It requires more organization of container stowage on both ships and trains.  ... 
doi:10.15781/t2h41jq3z fatcat:4erb6enmwrfgje7ck3keho2koa

Living the end of empire: politics and society in late colonial Zambia

2012 ChoiceReviews  
economic and strategic interests with racial issues would complicate its policies towards southern Africa for many years.  ...  Although the general story of US-Federation relations has been told before, the specific role of two American women, Frances Bolton and Margaret Tibbetts, has not been examined thoroughly.  ...  their unhappy material condition in an attempt to deceive them with an empty show of advantages to be won, or to incite them to seditious acts.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.49-4018 fatcat:lxuvcxotwfbwjngopl5bt6he64

Sino-Japanese Relations: The Potential for Militarized Conflict in the 21st Century

Stefan Kolar
2016 unpublished
While Japan and the People's Republic of China continuously vie for ownership of the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea, protest and confrontations have increased in severity during  ...  The analysis of the Steps to War shows a medium to high risk of escalation. Three out of five steps, territorial dispute, alliances and rivalry, are confirmed by the research.  ...  might be a détente.  ... 
doi:10.25365/thesis.41370 fatcat:txa4lqbgdrglxccevjokpcmeoa


Wanda Burget, Robin Carlson, Phil Dinsmoor, D Steward, Robert Stowe, Laurel Vicklund, Frank Ferris, Larry Kleinman, Bonnie Postovit, D Steward, Robert Stowe, Laurel Vicklund
University of Wyoming sponsors and coordinators: Acknowledgements The assistance of Mike Nicholson, Bob Stowe, Robin Kerschner, and Marlys Hansen in completing this drilling program is greatly appreciated  ...  This support arose from funds returned to Wyoming from the Office of Surface Mining of the U.S. Department of Interior.  ...  The primary consideration is how the permanent pool affects the detention time of incoming flow and sediment.  ... 

Cruise ships and post-industrial port cities dynamics: an experimental sensory ethnographic approach to contemporary social, spatial and material interactions

Alexandra Duarte Baixinho
The main aim of this thesis is to contribute with liveliness (Back, 2012a; Back and and Puwar, 2012) to visual sociology scholarship, and to bring further knowledge on an understudied mobilities phenomenon  ...  This thesis proposes an experimental sensory ethnographic approach to investigate the phenomenon of cruise ship tourism, from an ashore perspective, with cruise terminals and their surroundings as key  ...  And sometimes, my guide says, it even gets emptied, then refilled with more luggage, and emptied out again. (…) Through the intermediation of the shipping agent and agreements set with specific airlines  ... 
doi:10.25602/gold.00017829 fatcat:yb443mrht5csddptphapmydvwu


Genovaitë Laugalienë, Milda Mironaitë, Eksperimentinis Leidinys Vilnius
war bendraamþis peer bendradarbiauti cooperate (with), col- laborate (with) bendradarbiavim|as cooperation, col- laboration; civiliø ir kariðkiø ~ ci- vil-military cooperation; tarptautinis international  ...  the enemy koving|as militant; ~a kalba militant áspëjimo apie pavojø w arning time; laisvas ~ free/spare time; (sviedinio) lëkimo ~ time of flight; nedarbingumo ~ sick leave; numatytas (veiksmo) ~ timing  ...  ; álipti á ~á mount an armoured personnel carrier; iðlipti ið ~io dismount an armoured personnel carrier transportuoti transport, convey tranðëja trench; apkasus jungianti c ommunication trench tranzitas  ... 

Spatial Reconfigurations: Bodily Terrains and their Suppression on the New York Waterfront: the Greenwich Village Piers 40-53 1936-1998

Curley. Mark
This study set out to identify the key themes of change, how they progressed over time, and their impact on the waterfront of the Village.  ...  The shipping industry of longshoremen on the rough docks, has given way to mothers with babies in a bucolic landscape.  ...  Elizabeth, as the new center of containerization. Where it had abundant space and links to the interstate road network, the container became the most common form of cargo transportation (fig 3.25).  ... 
doi:10.21427/d7ww4r fatcat:vjje6ec6abbqdblawtt3sb6bgq

Outlines of Ulster. The spatial politics of contemporary Northern Irish fiction and film [article]

Eva Michely, Universität Des Saarlandes
And in memory of my father, Albert, who knew how to tell them.  ...  pride in, and the car they produce in the face of adverse circumstances functions both as a carrier of hope and as a site of identification.  ...  , an act of great symbolical reverberation that repositions him in the ongoing power play.  ... 
doi:10.22028/d291-32749 fatcat:i6qhmxawevgsfnhepghxsrwiky

Easton Gazette, and Eastern Shore Intelligencer 09-1821

(:Unkn) Unknown
They w«re now empty; and it would be difficult t« say what might be the object of thus exposing these apartments for public inspection junlesl it were to put additional morter into tbe pocket* of the servants  ...  not only falinehoi dp, but perversions of the basest klndj because with the Show of truth th£y have the stronger tendency to i .  ...  Arrived at tba pitch ol grandeur, where the littleness of the soul is most visible, he became vain be surrounded himself with every empty appendage of regal pomp, and, for a continuation of his aggrandizement  ... 
doi:10.13016/m2pg1hn94 fatcat:nbrb3tr6kfddjpwqna5oonito4

The Rule of Choice: How economic theories from the 1950s became technologically embedded, politically contested urban policy in New York City from 2002-2013

John Haynal West
and rationality and the role of the material world in producing and recreating modes of engaging with urban problems.  ...  It treats urban residents as rational consumers of public goods. Economists, planners and activists developed the rhetoric and tools of choice over the course of a half-century.  ...  This back and forth takes up considerable time. Problems of interpretation are magnified by turnover of staff.  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8h131z4 fatcat:b7mgwia2pjepvb37u5flskeqwm

The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire 1700-1866 [article]

A. Wess Mitchell, Universitätsbibliothek Der FU Berlin, Universitätsbibliothek Der FU Berlin
The main thesis is that Austria managed this problem by developing stratagems of war and diplomacy attuned to the factor of time in geopolitical competition.  ...  Using the framework of grand strategy, the study identifies patterns of continuity in Austrian behavior and suggests points of comparison to the current day.  ...  earth from a high-altitude jet liner.  ... 
doi:10.17169/refubium-7306 fatcat:6njor54bczdvpadjdnb4rfyjxi

On becoming "citizen": the rhetorical work of "immigrancy" in American national fantasy ON BECOMING "CITIZEN": THE RHETORICAL WORK OF "IMMIGRANCY" IN AMERICAN NATIONAL FANTASY

Meryl Irwin, Meryl Irwin, David Hingstman
2012 unpublished
The value of studies like hers is clear: an active and thorough consideration of the threshold of immigrancy/citizenship in a situated time/place. Linda Bosniak.  ...  These were people brimming with hope, and that hope would frequently spill out onto the liners' wooden decks." It is a complicated emotional landscape.  ...  Tweed makes a deal with Cutting to hang innocent men, and the execution takes place. Amsterdam participates in a subtle challenge between Monk and Bill.  ...