Minimization of energy consumption within a container terminal

Conference paper : EURO


Container terminals require large amounts of energy due to the intensity of their operations. The limited area available for storing containers as well as the ever-increasing need for time efficiency has interesting implications in the energy demands of the port as a system. This work examines the energy demands of in-port container movements for several common terminal layouts and equipment types with a particular focus on minimising energy requirements for horizontal transportation of containers in the yard subject to meeting volume handling requirements.

Panagiotis Angeloudis
Associate Professor

Associate Professor in Transport Systems and Logistics, with a passion for CS, OR and their role in transforming transportation.