volume 5, issue 1, P121-136 2020
DOI: 10.1108/mabr-09-2019-0036
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Christos Papaleonidas, Dimitrios V. Lyridis, Alexios Papakostas, Dimitris Antonis Konstantinidis

Abstract: Purpose The purpose of this paper is to improve the tactical planning of the stakeholders of the midstream liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply chain, using an optimisation approach. The results can contribute to enhance the proactivity on significant investment decisions. Design/methodology/approach A decision support tool (DST) is proposed to minimise the operational cost of a fleet of vessels. Mixed integer linear programming (MILP) used to perform contract assignment combined with a genetic algorithm solu…

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