EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Liner ship scheduling with time-dependent port charges

Jianfeng Zheng, Xuejing Hou, Jingwen Qi and Lingxiao Yang

Maritime Policy & Management, 2022, vol. 49, issue 1, 18-38

Abstract: Port operators provide attractive port charges, and liner shipping companies make decisions on ship scheduling, in accordance with port charges. This paper proposes a liner ship scheduling problem with time-dependent port charges. Empirical studies on the ship arrival time distribution basically show a periodic phenomenon, which can be used to support the reasonability and validity of our time-dependent port charge scheme. To address our problem under different scenarios, we propose two mixed-integer nonlinear programming models, where the nonlinear objective functions can be linearized by using an outer approximation method. Numerical experiments are provided to analyze the effectiveness of our port charge scheme.

Date: 2022
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://hdl.handle.net/10.1080/03088839.2020.1849840 (text/html)
Access to full text is restricted to subscribers.

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:taf:marpmg:v:49:y:2022:i:1:p:18-38

Ordering information: This journal article can be ordered from
http://www.tandfonline.com/pricing/journal/TMPM20

DOI: 10.1080/03088839.2020.1849840

Access Statistics for this article

Maritime Policy & Management is currently edited by Dr Kevin Li and Heather Leggate McLaughlin

More articles in Maritime Policy & Management from Taylor & Francis Journals
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Chris Longhurst ().

 
Page updated 2022-04-05
Handle: RePEc:taf:marpmg:v:49:y:2022:i:1:p:18-38