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Resilience analysis of maritime transportation systems based on importance measures

Dui, Hongyan, Zheng, Xiaoqian, Wu, Shaomin (2021) Resilience analysis of maritime transportation systems based on importance measures. Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 209 . Article Number 107461. ISSN 0951-8320. (doi:10.1016/j.ress.2021.107461) (KAR id:85619)


In maritime transportation system (MTS), ports and ocean routes are essential for establishing and maintaining effective international trade routes. However, the ability of the ports to send and receive goods can be easily destroyed by political and natural interferences. This will cause a significant negative socio-economic impact such as port operation suspension and route disruption. Effectively implementing resilience management in MTS can therefore improve its ability to handle interruptions and minimizing losses. Based on the post-disaster analysis, this paper proposes a new method to optimize the residual resilience management of ports and routes in MTS and proposes an optimal resilience model. The residual resilience is then applied to some importance measures. The Copeland method is used to comprehensively rank the importance of ports and routes. The restoration priority of interrupted ports and routes of different importance measures for the purpose of minimizing residual resilience is also studied. Sea routes consisting of 23 cities are used to demonstrate the applicability of the proposed method.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.ress.2021.107461
Uncontrolled keywords: Reliability; resilience; importance measure; maritime transportation system
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics > HA33 Management Science
Divisions: Divisions > Kent Business School - Division > Department of Analytics, Operations and Systems
Depositing User: Shaomin Wu
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2021 17:41 UTC
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2023 00:00 UTC
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