Proceedings of the 2015 4th International Conference on Sensors, Measurement and Intelligent Materials

A genetic algorithm for the integrated berth allocation and quay crane scheduling problem in container terminals

Authors
Jie Ren, Xiao Ting Shang, Jin Xin Cao
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Jie Ren
Available Online January 2016.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icsmim-15.2016.191How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Discrete berth allocation problem; Quay crane scheduling; Cost balance; Integer programming model; Genetic algorithm
Abstract

Because the cost of berths and quay cranes are very high compared to the investment costs for the other facilities in container terminals, so berths and quay cranes are the most critical resources in determining the capacity of container terminals. In order to efficiently utilize berths and quay cranes, this paper studied the dynamic discrete berth allocation and quay crane scheduling problem considering the cost balance among different vessels. The objective of the proposed model is to reduce the cost of berths and quay cranes, including the handling cost, the waiting cost and the quay crane operation cost. Due to the inherent computation complexity, a genetic algorithm is designed to attain the near optimal solution. Computational experiments show that the two proposed algorithm are effective for solving the studied problem.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2015 4th International Conference on Sensors, Measurement and Intelligent Materials
Series
Advances in Computer Science Research
Publication Date
January 2016
ISBN
978-94-6252-157-5
ISSN
2352-538X
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icsmim-15.2016.191How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2016, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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