Modelling the Transport Process in Marine Container Technology

  • Serđo Kos
  • Zdenka Zenzerović
Keywords: container traffic, transport problem, linear programming, dual problem


The paper introduces a mathematical problem that occursin marine container technology when programming the transportof a beforehand established number of ISO containers effectedby a full container ship from several ports of departure toseveral ports of destination at the minimum distance (time innavigation) or at minimum transport costs. The application ofthe proposed model may have an effect on cost reduction incontainer transport thereby improving the operation process inmarine transport technology. The model has been tested by usinga numerical example with real data. In particular, it describesthe application of the dual variables in the analysis ofoptimum solution.


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How to Cite
Kos S, Zenzerović Z. Modelling the Transport Process in Marine Container Technology. PROMET [Internet]. 1 [cited 2020Jul.8];15(1):13-7. Available from:
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