By Ek Peng Chew, Loo Hay Lee, Loon Ching Tang
This well timed ebook discusses the hot advancements in maritime logistics, a major really good sector for the worldwide economic climate. It contains matters corresponding to the hot financial difficulty, port festival and improvement, and gives insights and traits in terms of those matters. along with well known researchers all over the world, the first target of the publication identifies the various new difficulties and demanding situations confronted and leading edge strategies to handle those difficulties
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Since its inception, containerization has gained popularity and has become an essential component of a unit-load-concept in international sea [Slack and Wang, 2002] examined the concept of the peripheral port challenge from an Asian perspective by focusing on the local and regional competition faced by Ports of Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai. The authors conﬁrmed that these ports are subjected to challenges from peripheral ports in accordance with established models of port development but also suggested that the causes go beyond the challenge those postulated by the Hayuth’s models.
The main bulk of Yantian’s cargoes originated largely from Shenzhen, Dongguan, Guangzhou, Huizhou and other Pearl River locations. The port is equipped with advanced port facilities and is served by a sophisticated rail and road network. Meanwhile, Chiwan and Shekou international container terminals have constantly improved the eﬃciency of custom procedures. More international shipping companies are choosing the Shenzhen port for transshipment due to its merits such as lower costsh and simpliﬁed customs procedures.
The author optimized the route from three LCD suppliers in Taiwan to PC manufacture located in Denver, USA. For the regional intermodal transportation network problems, [Modesti and Scimachen, 1998] presented a model to ﬁnd shortest paths between various origin and destination pairs within the urban intermodal transportation networks of Genoa. Speciﬁc to the regional maritime transportation network, [Al-Khayyal and Hwang, 2007] formulated a model for ﬁnding a minimum cost routing in a network for ships engaged in pickup and delivery of liquid products.