Generating Optimal Stowage Plans for Container Vessel Bays

@inproceedings{Delgado2009GeneratingOS,
  title={Generating Optimal Stowage Plans for Container Vessel Bays},
  author={Alberto Delgado and Rune M\oller Jensen and Christian Schulte},
  booktitle={CP},
  year={2009}
}
Millions of containers are stowed every week with goods worth billions of dollars, but container vessel stowage is an all but neglected combinatorial optimization problem. In this paper, we introduce a model for stowing containers in a vessel bay which is the result of probably the longest collaboration to date with a liner shipping company on automated… CONTINUE READING