The 16th International Conference on

Harbor, Maritime & Multimodal Logistics

Modelling and Simulation


10 - 12 September

Agora Multi-Purpose Complex, University of Bordeaux

Bordeaux, France

HMS, 2014


Authors are kindly invited to include in their papers and presentations all the research works, case studies and application both theoretical and applied. Topics of interests include the following tracks, nevertheless different topics concerning Modeling & Simulation in Industry are welcome.

Current List of Tracks and Workshops

Simulation of Transportation and Intermodal Systems


Modelling & Simulation in Logistics, Traffic and Transportation

Chairs: Massimo Tronci, University of Rome La Sapienza (Italy); Francesco Costantino, University of Rome La Sapienza (Italy); Giulio Di Gravio, University of Rome La Sapienza (Italy);


Simulation Metamodelling and Optimisation in Logistics and Supply Chains

Chairs: Edward Williams, PMC-Dearborn (USA); Galina Merkuryeva, Riga Technical University (Latvia);


Intermodal transportation systems and services

Chair: Manfred Gronalt, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (Austria);


Modeling and Simulation of Logistics Networks

Chairs: Tobias Reggelin, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg / Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF (Germany); Alejandro Garcia , Integrated Group for Engineering Research, University of La Coruna (Spain);


Modelling & Simulation for Inventory Management and Logistics

Chair: Eleonora Bottani, University of Parma (Italy); Roberto Montanari University of Parma (Italy);


Innovative Transport Systems for Urban Areas and Urban Freight Transport

Chair: Elvezia M. Cepolina , University of Pisa (Italy);



Workshop on Modeling & Simulation in E-Mobility

Chair: Thomas Kern, University of Applied Sciences (Austria) ; Michael Affenzeller, University of Applied Sciences (Austria) ; Witold Jacak, University of Applied Sciences (Austria);


Planning Sustainable Transport Systems

Chairs: Agostino Bruzzone , DIME University of Genoa (Italy); Miguel Angel Piera , UAB Autonomous University of Barcelona, (Spain);

Ports and Terminals Modelling

Chairs: Branislav Dragović, University of Montenegro (Montenegro); Nenad Zrnić, University of Belgrade (Serbia); Nam Kyu Park, Tongmyong University (Republic of Korea);

For further information please contact Marina Massei


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 Bulk Terminals 

 Container Terminals 

 C4I & Military Systems 

 Harbour Services 

 Industrial Facilities 

 Navigation Lines 

 Multimodal Transports 

 Oil Terminals 

 Passenger Terminals 


 Ro-Ro Terminals 

 Ships & Platforms 





 Concurrent Engineering 

 Electronic Data Interchange 

 Environment  Management 

 Harbour Simulation 

 Industrial Engineering 

 Logistics & Manufacturing 

 Naval Architecture 

 Naval Training Systems 

 Total Quality Management 

 Resources Planning 

 Safety & Security in Maritime Environment 

 Vessel Traffic Systems 

 Urban Transportation