Analysis of Operational Loading and Unloading Equipment in Sea Transportation

Petrus Pattiasina


The background of this research is the increasing of marine transportation activities. The following of the activities is the improvement of community welfare nationwide. Accordingly the utilitation of all infrastructures related to sea transportation activities, should be improved in order to make the distribution of goods less expensine. The cost of loading and unloading by using shore crane and ship’s crane are different. The problem related to loading and unloading process is the unequality of operational cost between shore crane and ship’s crane. The main objective of this research is to compare cost and time performance of each of above mentioned cranes. The research focused on general cargo ship. The analysis was done by comparing of cost and time of operational of both type of cranes. The result of the study showed the shore crane is more suitable and efficient than ship’s crane from cost and time point of view.

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