OPTIMIZATION OF MARITIME TERMINAL OPERATIONS

OPTIMIZATION OF MARITIME TERMINAL OPERATIONS

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Code
60079
ACADEMIC YEAR
2016/2017
CREDITS
9 credits during the 2nd year of 8708 Maritime and Port Management (LM-77) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MAT/09
LANGUAGE
Italiano
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Maritime and Port Management)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

Course description

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Analysis of some problems related to maritime logistics and ports (scheduling and vehicle routing problems, human resource planning, multimodal network design and flow optimization on multimodal networks, berth allocation, stowage problems for containerships, dangerous goods). Analysis of technical and operational characteristics of ships. Methods: Integer and binary linear programming, graph theory, heuristics. Some software will be used for solving the analysed problems (i.e. LINDO, MPL, Excel).

 

Teaching methods

Frontal lectures, case studies

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

"Analysis of some problems related to maritime logistics and ports
(scheduling and vehicle routing problems, hub and spoke networks,
locations, train loading problems, berth allocation and stowage problems
for containerships). Analysis of technical and operational characteristics
of ships. Methods: Integer and binary linear programming, graph theory,
heuristics and simulation via spreadsheet. Some software will be used for
solving the analysed problems (i.e. LINDO, MPL, Excel)"

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Slides and papers on AULAWEB

Hillier, Lieberman,  Introduction to Operations Research, McGraw-Hill

2009.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: http://www.economia.unige.it/index.php/il-dipartimento/personale/docenti-ad-economia/58-daniela-ambrosino

Exam Board

DANIELA AMBROSINO (President)

ANNA FRANCA SCIOMACHEN

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal lectures, case studies

LESSONS START

Sem: I

19 septembre - 15 decembre 2016

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

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OPTIMIZATION OF MARITIME TERMINAL OPERATIONS

EXAMS

Assessment methods

Written examination and presentation of case studies.

FURTHER INFORMATION

http://www.economia.unige.it/index.php/english/incoming-erasmus-students