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dc.contributor.author Gurr, Jonathan E.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-07-17T18:06:58Z
dc.date.available 2019-07-17T18:06:58Z
dc.date.issued 2019-07-17
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/211974
dc.description A capstone project submitted to the faculty of the California Maritime Academy in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Transportation and Engineering Management. en_US
dc.description.abstract The operations at port terminals are under consent examination, consistently investigating the various operational challenges effecting efficiency and performance. In a study to identify the consequences of vessel bunching, vessels that arrive within a short amount of time between each vessel, this paper presents an approach to forecast Ro-Ro terminal capacity while referencing the various input factors: vessel arrival schedule, inbound cargo volume, and rail or truck out-gate volume. Using a quantitative analysis derived using actual historical data from a Ro-Ro terminal at the Port of Long Beach, California, the proposed approach applied an additional probability factor that vessel bunching would occur. The analysis highlights the effectiveness of using actual historical data when examining a Ro-Ro terminal’s capacity and how the resulting information could be communicated inclusively with all stakeholders involved in port operations as means of performance improvement. en_US
dc.format.extent 43 en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Roll-on/roll-off ships. en_US
dc.subject Harbors -- Management. en_US
dc.subject Shipping -- Management. en_US
dc.subject Logistics. en_US
dc.subject Port of Long Beach. en_US
dc.title The Impact of Vessel Bunching: Managing Roll-on-Roll-off Terminal Operations en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.department Transportation and Engineering Management (M.S.) -- California Maritime Academy, Vallejo, California, 2018. en_US
dc.description.degree M.S. en_US


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