Main Parameters and Placement of the “Warehouse on Wheels” Terminals of Seaports for Transshipment Coal

  • Nikolay KostenkoEmail author
  • Anna Kostenko
  • Ekaterina Mikholap
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1116)


The article substantiates the relevance and develops a method for solving the problem of calculating the required capacity of station tracks to waiting for wagon to ensure direct transshipment of rational volume of export coal from rail to sea transport. The developed method takes into account the intensity of the arrival of cargo to the port by rail and the productivity of the mechanization facilities of the berthing complex. The criterion for optimizing the share of transshipment of cargo in the direct variant and the capacity of the “warehouse on wheels” (station tracks for waiting wagon) is the value of the total cost of accumulation, storage and transshipment of one consignment, and also on Parking of wagons. Recommendations on placement of “warehouse on wheels”  in the port railway junction are given.


Berth complex Direct transshipment of coal Coal warehouse Capacity of “warehouse on wheels” 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Far Eastern State Transport UniversityKhabarovskRussia

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