“OCDI Takeuchi Yoshio Award for Logistics Research and OCDI Logistics Award for Young Researchers were awarded in the TLOG 2018 conference in Dalian, China”

 

The Winners of OCDI Awards (OCDI Takeuchi Yoshio Award for Logistics Research and OCDI Logistics Award for Young Researchers) were announced and awarded in the TLOG 2018 conference (the seventh international conference on Transportation and Logistics), which was held in Dalian, China on 8-9 Septermber, 2018.

“OCDI Takeuchi Yoshio Award for Logistics Research”, which rewards the best paper from the fields of international port, international maritime shipping, port development, and logistics, was establiched to encourage researches in these fields,mainly focusing on its potential application to a practical field. The Award commemorates the contribution to the logistics field by the late Dr. Yoshio Takeuchi, a founder of OCDI.

In this year, the best paper was selected from the academic papers presented in the seventh international conference on Transportation and Logistics (TLOG 2018), based on the review of TLOG International Scientific Committee (Chair: Prof. Ryuichi Shibasaki, the University of Tokyo, also OCDI visiting researcher). The award went to Ms Chathumi Ayanthi Kavirathna (Doctoral Course Student, Tokyo Instiute of Technology) and her co-authors, Dr. Tomoya Kawasaki and Prof. Shinya Hanaoka, for their paper entitled “Optimization Approach for Modelling Intra-Port Coopetition.” The winners of OCDI Logistics Award for Young Researchers were also awarded, which was Dr. Putu Hangga (Associate Professor, Kyushu University) for his first-author’s paper entitled “Big Data Utilization and Analysis to Improve Operational Performance of Hybrid Straddle Carrier in Container Terminal”

Winners were announced by the closing ceremony of TLOG 2018 by Prof. Shibasaki and awarded a certificate, trophy, and prize money during y Prof. Haibo Kuang (Dalian Maritime University), Dr. Kim Hassal (University of Melbourne), Dr. Hong-Seung Roh (Korea Transprot Institute), and Prof. Shibasaki.


Introduction of OCDI Award by Prof. Shibasaki

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Award Ceremony 1: Ms Chathumi (right), the winner of OCDI Takeuchi Yoshio Award for Logistics Research with presenters Prof. Kuang (center) and her co-author Dr. Kawasaki (left).

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Awards Ceremony 2: Dr. Hangga (right), a winner of OCDI Logistics Award for Young Researchers, is awarded a certificate from Prof. Kuang (right) and a trophy from Dr. Kim (center)