Integral and Intermodal Transport
Abbreviation: IIT Load: 45(L) + 5(E) + 0(LE) + 10(S) + 0(FLE) + 0(PEE)
Lecturers in charge: dr. sc. Nikolina Brnjac
Lecturers: izv. prof. dr. sc. Borna Abramović ( Exercises, Lectures )
prof. dr. sc. Jasmina Pašagić Škrinjar ( Lectures )
Lucija Bukvić ( Seminar )
Course description: Functioning and structure of the transport system / definitions: traffic, transport, connections, intermodality, interconnectivity, interoperability. Intermodal transport systems. Intermodal transport networks. Design and planning of intermodal networks. Benchmarking in intermodal transport. European Transport Policy / White Paper. Factors for the development of intermodal transport. Market conditions for the development of intermodal transport. Costs of intermodal transport. Characteristics of intermodal technologies in land-water and air transport. Cost analysis of intermodal terminals. Optimization of land-water terminal operational efficiency. Intermodal technologies in postal traffic. Analysis of the current state and assumptions of the development of intermodal transport. Analysis of intermodal transport requirements. Analysis of traffic flows in the EU. Corridor traffic forecast. Intermodal terminals. Logistical requirements for terminals. Network of existing intermodal terminals in Croatia and the EU. Calculation of capacity at the container terminal (statistical and dynamic capacity). New generations of intermodal transport networks and terminals. Planning the location of land-based water terminals. Intermodal Terminal Definition Criteria. Ranking of intermodal terminals. Dry port concept (analysis and meaning). Studies of possible locations of dry ports on land. Dry port concept. Planning and design of logistics intermodal centers and dry ports. The role and function of logistics intermodal centers in the development of commodity flows. Technological and spatial characteristics of the terminal. RTC (Commodity Transport Centers). Division of RTC functions. Structure of goods and transport flows.
Lecture languages: hr
Compulsory literature:
1. N. Brnjac: Intermodalni transportni sustavi, Sveučilište u Zagrebu, Fakultet prometnih znanosti, 2012.
2. Rodrigue, J.P., Comtois, C., Slack, B.: The Geography of transport systems, Routledge, New York, USA, 2013.
3. Handbook on the Management and operation of dry ports, UN Conference on trade and development, Geneva 1991.
Recommended literature:
4. Kim K.H., Günther H.O.: Container Terminals and Cargo Systems: Design, Operations Management, and Logistics Control Issues, Springer 2007.
5. Roso, V., Woxenius, J., Lumsden, K.: The dry port concept: connecting container seaports with the hinterland, Journal of Transport Geography, vol.5, 2009, pp. 338-345.
6. Zimmer, R.N.: Designing intermodal terminals for efficiency, Transportation Research Circular, June 1996.
L - Lectures
E - Exercises
LE - Laboratory exercises
S - Seminar
FLE - Practical foreign language exercises
PEE - Physical education excercises
* - Not graded