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Simulation Model on Determining of Port Capacity and Queue Size: A Case Study for BOTAS Ceyhan Marine Terminal
1 Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
ABSTRACT: Simulation programs are a useful and effective tool for analysis of projects requiring high investment costs, studies to improve the functioning of an existing system, and the analysis of the effectiveness and efficiency. They make it possible to control of system or substructure by less investment cost. Simulation models are often used in port modeling, capacity analysis, queue size and port efficiency. In this study, simulation model of loading terminals of the BOTA? Ceyhan pipeline were done. For this reason, AWESIM simulation program was used. This modeling evaluated for 365 days and each ship has approached the port with intervals of 12-24, 12-36, 24-36 and 24-48 hours. Stormy days in a year have been assumed as 30. Each ship demands trailer and pilotage service when approaching and leaving the port. In this simulation model; ship types, capacities, coming frequencies, loading times, maneuvering time and transportation capacity of BOTA? Ceyhan Marine Terminal were investigated.
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Citation note:
Uğurlu Ö., Yüksekyıldız E., Köse E.: Simulation Model on Determining of Port Capacity and Queue Size: A Case Study for BOTAS Ceyhan Marine Terminal. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 8, No. 1, doi:10.12716/1001.08.01.16, pp. 143-150, 2014

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