Cihan Butun and Ran Wang from Brunel University have presented the project work as part of the Work Package 5 in the 31st European Conference on Operational Research (EURO 2021) on July 13th, 2021. The EURO 2021 conference, one of the most prominent academic events on operational research and management science, is held in Athens between 11-14 July 2021 in hybrid format. Please find here the EURO 2021 Detailed Programme.

In his speech Cihan Butun introduced  the container pre-marshalling problem with sustainability considerations and discussed the PortForward approach to solve it in the context of the work package use case terminal operations. Ran Wang talked about the novel solution method the consortium has designed to tackle the yard crane scheduling problem, which is another terminal operations optimization problem that forms the basis of the Green Yard Scheduler.

Here you can download the presentation slides:

Cihan Butun »Sustainability considerations in container pre-marshalling problem«

Ran Wang »A Hybrid Metaheuristic For Yard Crane Scheduling Problem considering Energy Consumption«