UNICONTAINERIZATION – FURTHER CONTAINERIZATION AND REDUCTION OF TIME SPENT IN PORT

When I thought about further containerization, the concept of unicontainerization raised in my mind. Since economy of scale of ship size increasing, there is a need for further containerization is important. There is lack of synchronized thinking between ship owners , ship manufacturers and the harbor. In Triple E class , there is a specific … More UNICONTAINERIZATION – FURTHER CONTAINERIZATION AND REDUCTION OF TIME SPENT IN PORT

The Factors to be considered before placing a container ship in trade.

Service Costs Distance of round tripService frequencyPort of calls in round voyageAverage on operating speed ( Knots)Days at portDays at SeaDays per port of callTotal voyage timeOutward voyage cargo capacity utilizationReturn voyage cargo capacity utilizationContainer shipped outward ( TEU )Container Shipped Inward ( TEU )Annual Tansport Capacity ( TEU ) Ship  Costs Operation costs ( … More The Factors to be considered before placing a container ship in trade.