Scheduling of lifting vehicle and quay crane in automated port container terminals
by Le Hoai Minh; Adnan Yassine; Moussi Riadh
International Journal of Intelligent Information and Database Systems (IJIIDS), Vol. 6, No. 6, 2012

Abstract: Container terminals are continuously facing the challenge of strong competition between ports. In this study, we present the terminal of Normandy-Le Havre port. We consider a mixed integer programming problem for the problem of assigning optimal delivery tasks to lifting vehicles. There are a lot of algorithms designed for this problem such as B&B method, cutting plane,... By using an exact penalty technique we treat this problem as a DC programme in the context of continuous optimisation. Further, we combine DCA with the classical Branch and Bound method for finding global solutions.

Online publication date: Mon, 29-Oct-2012

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