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Advanced rail and maritime system demonstrations in Europe

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dc.contributor.author Ballis, A en
dc.contributor.author Morlok, EK en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-01T02:42:26Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-01T02:42:26Z
dc.date.issued 2004 en
dc.identifier.issn 03611981 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/31008
dc.subject.other Automatic stacking cranes en
dc.subject.other Europe combined terminals (ECT) en
dc.subject.other Maritime system en
dc.subject.other Seimens (CO) en
dc.subject.other Air pollution en
dc.subject.other Automation en
dc.subject.other Cargo handling en
dc.subject.other Energy efficiency en
dc.subject.other Operational amplifiers en
dc.subject.other Piggyback freight handling en
dc.subject.other Port terminals en
dc.subject.other Productivity en
dc.subject.other Remotely operated vehicles en
dc.subject.other Railroad yards and terminals en
dc.title Advanced rail and maritime system demonstrations in Europe en
heal.type conferenceItem en
heal.identifier.primary 10.3141/1873-11 en
heal.identifier.secondary http://dx.doi.org/10.3141/1873-11 en
heal.publicationDate 2004 en
heal.abstract The development of innovative systems for rail and maritime terminals is an issue high on the agenda of the transport industry. In Europe, a number of new transport systems for unitized cargoes are already in the mature design or pilot phase. A study was done to present a subset of these systems for which pilot demonstrations exist, to identify the basic directions of the relevant technological research and to evaluate the effects of these systems on the structural and operational environment of the terminals. The relevant analysis was based on the experience extracted by field trials as well as by modeling tasks used for the evaluation of the related terminal performance. It was revealed that tasks such as the reduction of terminal access time, fast train loading and unloading, and achievement of high degrees in equipment automation are technically and operationally feasible. en
heal.journalName Transportation Research Record en
dc.identifier.doi 10.3141/1873-11 en
dc.identifier.issue 1873 en
dc.identifier.spage 89 en
dc.identifier.epage 98 en


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