Scientific paper ID 1597 : 2018/3

Jelena Maletić1, Lyudmila Prigoda2, Zoran Čekerevac3

With the increase in the volume of work in container traffic, the occurrence of ever-larger ships with the big draft, the growing demands for the shorter timing of distribution of materials, products, and containers, etc., there appeared also demands for new technological solutions in the organization of container shipping. One of the rationalization options is offshore Floating Container Storage Terminal (FCST) located near the hub port on the open sea, which can unload the warehousing and warehouse work of the port and which are used to transfer containers from large container ships or to load other cargo on a short-stay platform, and later shipping them to smaller ships for shipment to end-users. There are very complex ments for locating of such terminals, such as convenience of locations with sufficient depth of the sea, favorable climatic and hydrographic conditions, the closeness of smaller ports, sufficient sea surface for maneuvering, approaching, leaving the port, etc. In this regard, in the work are presented some characteristics of the offshore FCST terminals, the principles of their construction, alternative constructive solutions of supporting structures with special emphasis on FCST. Based on the experience, there are shown advantages and disadvantages of FCSTs, risk factors that are very important for the construction of such terminals, and economic assessment and justification of their construction.

крайбрежен терминал плаващ терминал за съхранение на контейнери технически решения икономически ефекти.offshore terminal FCST technical solutions economic effectsJelena Maletić Lyudmila Prigoda Zoran Čekerevac


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