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Title: Comparative analysis of synchromodality in major European seaports
Language: English
Authors: Brümmerstedt, Katrin 
Meyer-Van Beek, Hendrik 
Münsterberg, Torsten 
Editors: Jahn, Carlos 
Kersten, Wolfgang 
Ringle, Christian M. 
Keywords: synchromodality;maritime logistics;Hinterland transport chains;collaborative networks
Issue Date: Oct-2017
Publisher: epubli
Source: Digitalization in maritime and sustainable logistics
Volume number: 24
Journal or Series Name: Proceedings of the Hamburg International Conference of Logistics (HICL) 
Conference: Hamburg International Conference of Logistics (HICL) 2017 
Abstract (english): Global container throughput recorded a substantial growth over the past 25 years. The ports of Rotterdam, Hamburg and Antwerp have benefited greatly from this development. At the same time rapid increases can be observed for the dimensions of container vessels calling these ports. In 2005 the average capacity of container vessels in operation between Northern Europe and Far East amounted to 6,000 TEU. Today market actors already talk about container vessels with a capacity of 24,000 TEU. (ITF, 2015) This development provides a challenge for seaports concerning the water-side and landside accessibility. According to UVHH (2014) a rising amount of Ultra Large Container Vessels in the Port of Hamburg bears the risk of an increasing number of peaks and bottlenecks within the container terminals. These fluctuations will be continued at the interface to hinterland transport modes and to the connections to hinterland regions. By intelligently combining and switching between different transport modes the concept of synchromodality could form a solution for improving hinterland transportation and reducing bottlenecks in the seaports. (Tavasszy et al., 2015) This paper analyses the degree of implementation of synchromodality in major European container ports with special focus on the Port of Hamburg.
URI: http://tubdok.tub.tuhh.de/handle/11420/1480
DOI: 10.15480/882.1477
ISBN: 978-3-7450-4332-7
ISSN: 2365-5070
Type: InProceedings (Aufsatz / Paper einer Konferenz etc.)
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