Maritime Container Transport

  • Frank Meisel
Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)

This chapter provides an introduction to the maritime container transport industry. Section 2.1 briefly describes the development of maritime container transport and the observed trends within the last decades. The organization of container transports is explained in Section 2.2. In Section 2.3 the layout of a container terminal and the available equipment are described.


Container Terminal Automate Guide Vehicle Quay Crane Container Vessel Gantry Crane 
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© Physica-Verlag Heidelberg 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Juristische und Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät Lehrstuhl für Produktion und LogistikMartin-Luther-Universität Halle-WittenbergHalle (Saale)Germany

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