In this paper we will give an overview of the use of operations research models and methods in the design and operation of container terminals. We will describe the activities that take place at a container terminal and give an overview of the relevant decision problems, both at a strategic, tactical and operational level. For each of these problems the appropriate operations research contributions are discussed.

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Meersmans, P. J. M., & Dekker, R. (2001). Operations research supports container handling (No. EI 2001-22). Econometric Institute Research Papers. Retrieved from