Introduction

  • Volker Windeck
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Part of the Produktion und Logistik book series (PL)

Abstract

Both, reductions of costs as well as emissions are driving shipping companiesto operate their fleet in slow steaming mode. In this thesis a strategic linershipping network design decision support system is presented, which takesthree environmental influences into account: waves, ocean currents and wind.The developed models will show the impact of environmental influences andthe use of additional propulsion systems on the cost structure or the ontimedelivery of a liner shipping network and its schedule.

Keywords

Europe Steam Shipping Diesel Liner 

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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Volker Windeck
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  1. 1.HamburgGermany

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