Routing and scheduling in a liquefied natural gas shipping problem with inventory and berth constraints

@article{HalvorsenWeare2013RoutingAS,
  title={Routing and scheduling in a liquefied natural gas shipping problem with inventory and berth constraints},
  author={Elin E. Halvorsen-Weare and Kjetil Fagerholt},
  journal={Annals OR},
  year={2013},
  volume={203},
  pages={167-186}
}
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is natural gas that has been transformed to liquid form for the purpose of transportation, which is mainly done by specially built LNG vessels travelling from the production site to the consumers. We describe a real-life ship routing and scheduling problem from the LNG business, with both inventory and berth capacity constraints at the liquefaction port. We propose a solution method where the routing and scheduling decisions are decomposed. The routing decisions… CONTINUE READING

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