Analysis of Guangzhou Container Terminal Capacity

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Term Project
Throughput Capacity Report of Indented Berth Design at Guangzhou Container Terminal No.1

Objective:
In this term project, a seaport terminal is selected to calculate the current throughput capacity based on the data measured in google earth and found on the official website. Then we should propose a modified berth layout by changing the existing berth to include an indented berth, and estimate the increasing rate of the annual throughput capacity.
I selected Guangzhou Terminal No.1 (Nansha Port Area PhaseⅡ) as my study port.

Content: Current Guangzhou Container Terminal No.1 1 1. Introduction 1
1.1 Description 1
1.2 Port infrastructure 1
1.3 Port facilities 2
1.4 Container yard storage layout plan 2 2. Methodology adopted 2
2.1 Systems approach 2
2.2 Assumptions made 3
2.3 Main factors considered 3 3. Port throughput capacity evaluation 3
3.1 Facilities data 3
3.2 Analyze the number of ASC 5
3.3 Analyze the number of AGV 5
3.4 Check for Downtime Due to Maintenance and Repair 6

Designed Guangzhou Container Terminal No.1 with Indented Berths 7 1. Introduction 7
1.1 Description 7
1.2 Port infrastructure 7
1.3 Facilities 8
1.4 Container yard storage layout plan 8 2. Methodology adopted 8
2.1 Systems approach 8
2.2 Assumptions made 8
2.3 Main factors considered 9 3. Port throughput capacity evaluation 9
3.1 Facility data 9
3.2 Analyze the number of ASC 9
3.3 Analyze the number of AGV 10
3.4 Check for Downtime Due to Maintenance and Repair 10
3.5 Annual Throughput Capacity 11
3.6 The % increase in annual throughput capacity 11 Summary 12 List of reference 13

Current Guangzhou Container Terminal No.1

1. Introduction

1.1 Description
Guangzhou Container Terminal No.1 (GOCT) is also called the Nansha Phase II project of Guangzhou Port. GOCT is co-invested by Guangzhou Port Group Co., Ltd. and COSCO Pacific and APM. The terminal is mainly engaged in container vessel accommodation and

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