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The optimization of utilization of container terminal berth -the case of X container terminal Ltd(XCT)

Author(s): Yanzhe Li, Dishi Zhu, Yun Wang

This article is a study in the theory and practice of the current container terminal’s berth utilization. It introduces the berth system and analyses the main calculation methods of berth utilization. Then it takes the berth utilization of X Container Terminal Company into selective analysis and depth study. Finally, it presents an optimizing strategy to the berth utilization of the company which is much to the point. It describes in detail in terms of the planning of ship’s fixer schedule, optimized dispatching of the terminal resources and other factors. It provides a theoretical reference for the company to enhance berth utilization. It gives some suggestions to improve the berth utilization for X Container Terminal Company.


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