Development of Methods for Handling Empty Containers with Applications in the Los Angeles / Long Beach Port Area Final

@inproceedings{Ioannou2006DevelopmentOM,
  title={Development of Methods for Handling Empty Containers with Applications in the Los Angeles / Long Beach Port Area Final},
  author={Petros Ioannou},
  year={2006}
}
The Los Angeles/Long Beach (LA/LB) port complex is the intermodal gateway to Pacific Rim trade and the busiest container port complex in the United States. Comprising of fourteen individually gated terminals, during 1999 alone, the combined ports handled 8.2 million 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) containers. This figure implies that almost 4.43 million full containers were handled during 1999 in the LA/LB port complex (at the rate of 1.85 TEU/container). Usually the arriving loaded containers… CONTINUE READING