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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2019, 2(2); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.040041.

Analysis of Production Efficiency of Container Port Based on AIS Data


Chao Jing

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Chao Jing

College of Transport&Communications, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai 200000, China


Economic globalization has made modern ports not only assume the role of transport transit nodes, but also integrate transportation, finance, industry and trade, information, and multimodal transport, and continue to develop in the direction of integrated logistics centers. In this context, the accurate and scientific evaluation of port production efficiency not only has important reference value for port operation decision, but also has important significance for the economic operation planning of port cities and even regions. Using the data information such as the Automatic identification system(AIS) ship trajectory as the analysis basis, the port throughput index, the number of container ship unloading operations per container, the average vessel time of the container ship in Hong Kong, the effective operation time, the container arrival time, the average time of departure and the like, etc. Based on the indicators, the company compares the port production efficiency of Shanghai Port, Guangzhou Port, Ningbo Port and Zhuhai Port, and studies the production efficiency of the four ports. Data mining methods are used to draw relevant analysis conclusions, and relevant development suggestions are given based on this.


Port, integrated logistics, container, ship trajectory, production efficiency

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Chao Jing, Analysis of Production Efficiency of Container Port Based on AIS Data. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2019) Vol. 2, Issue 2: 33-42. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.040041.


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