Vol 6, No 5 (2015) > Industrial Engineering >

Simulating Port Expansion Plans using Agent based Modelling

Ramadhianto Agung Wibowo, Akhmad Hidayatno, Komarudin Komarudin, Armand Omar Moeis



Jakarta International
Container Terminal (JICT), which is the main international port of Indonesia,
is overcrowded and is going to be expanded. Various expansion plans are
considered, so the aim of the current paper is to simulate the plans using an
agent-based modeling approach. The plans are treated as scenarios in the
agent-based simulation model. Then, the throughputs from all scenarios are
compared. The comparison shows that some of the plans can support the JICT
vision. The results can be used as an input for the decision maker to either
choose one of the plans or renegotiate the plans to achieve results that
greatly support the JICT vision.

Keywords: Agent based modelling; Logistic system; Port management; Simulation

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