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Strategic Liner Network Design

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

Abstract

In this chapter the reader is introduced to the main issue of this thesis: The liner shipping network design which determines the number of ships needed of a specific type to perform round trips and transporting as many cargo as profitable under the assumption of a given fleet of ships. The liner shipping network design is classified according to Christiansen et al. (2007) as a strategic planning task.

Keywords

Round Trip Variable Neighbourhood Search Liner Shipping Slack Time Liner Service 
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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Volker Windeck
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  1. 1.HamburgGermany

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