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Table 3 Criteria Related to the Time Category

From: Transshipment hub port selection criteria by shipping lines: the case of hub ports around the bay of Bengal

Criteria Description
Deviation time The time taken to access a hub port after deviating from the trunk sea route.
Vessel turnaround time The total time a vessel spends in port for the entire operation.
Waiting time The amount of time that vessels have to wait at the anchorage area before entering the port.
Time in feeder link The time taken for transporting cargo between hub and feeder ports. This criterion is relevant only for hub and spoke networks.