Berthing Windows

On 26 April 2012 Philippe Durez,:Guinea, asked the following question:

What are the pros and the cons of a berthing window operation? Should the idea of first come first served a better solution for the West African ports?

A précis summary of action points Guinea, suggested by contributors to the Linkedin “Container Terminals, Theories, Practicies, Problems” blog in response to the above question is shown in linked document with some additional points added in red.
26 April 2012 Phil Durez – Berthing Windows
26 April 2012 Phil Durez question Spreader Height Calculations