Publication: Research - peer-review › Article in proceedings – Annual report year: 2011
Liner shipping networks are the backbone of international trade providing low transportation cost, which is a major driver of globalization. These networks are under constant pressure to deliver capacity, cost effectiveness and environmentally conscious transport solutions. This article proposes a new path based MIP model for the Liner shipping Network Design Problem minimizing the cost of vessels and their fuel consumption facilitating a green network. The proposed model reduces problem size using a novel aggregation of demands. A decomposition method enabling delayed column generation is presented. The subproblems have similar structure to Vehicle Routing Problems, which can be solved using dynamic programming.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of The International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2011|
|Conference||International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2011|
|City||Hong Kong, March 16-18|
|Period||01/01/11 → …|
- Path-based, International trade, Decomposition methods, Vehicle Routing Problems., Computer science, Transportation cost, Sub-problems, Path-based models, Dynamic programming, Design, Network design, Liner shipping, Engineers, Network design problems, Green logistics, Problem size, Constant pressures, Transport solution, Column generation, Mathematical programming
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