Marvin Kastner, M.Sc.


Hamburg University of Technology
Institute of Maritime Logistics
Am Schwarzenberg-Campus 4 (D)
21073 Hamburg


Contact Details

Office: building D room 5.009
Phone: +49 40 42878 4793
Fax: +49 40 42731 4478
E-mail: marvin.kastner(at)

Research focus

  • Simulation-based optimization of logistic nodes
  • Simulation-based layout planning of intermodal terminals
  • Optimization of waterside operations at container terminals
  • Technology-based improvement of maritime security
  • Machine Learning in the context of maritime logistics

Presentations (excerpt)

  • 22.11.2019 at DISRUPT NOW! AI for Hamburg: "Artificial Intelligence in Maritime Economy" (title translated) [more]
  • 29.10.2019 im Rahmen der forschungsbörse: "Maritime Logistics - an all-round cover" (title translated) [more]
  • 23.10.2019 bei der Open Access Week an der TUHH: "Data Analysis - Describe and Visualize Data with Jupyter Notebooks" (title translated) [more] [git]
  • 16.11.2018 at the GI DevCamp Hamburg: "Mobility Research and GDPR"
  • 27.09.2018 at SGKV WG regarding truck arrivals: "Forecasting and Neural Networks – What is possible?" (title translated)

Publications (excerpt)

  • Kastner, Marvin (2019). Prüfungen mit JupyterHub. Blogbeitrag in INSIGHTS - Einblicke in Lehre und Forschung im digitalen Experimentierfeld der TUHH. [www] [BibTex]

  • Kastner, Marvin and Nellen, Nicole and Jahn, Carlos (2019). Model-based Optimisation with Tree-structured Parzen Estimation for Discrete Event Simulation at Container Terminals: Modellbasierte Optimierung mit baumstrukturierter Kerndichteschätzung für ereignisdiskrete Simulation auf Container-Terminals. ASIM 2019. 489-498. [BibTex]

  • Kastner, Marvin and Pache, Hannah and Jahn, Carlos (2019). Simulation-based optimization at container terminals: a literature review. HICL 2019. 111-135. [doi] [www] [BibTex]

  • Kastner, Marvin and Podleschny, Nicole (2019). Mit Jupyter Notebooks prüfen. Beitrag zur Poster-Session des e-Prüfungssymposiums in Siegen. [Abstract] [pdf] [doi] [www] [BibTex]

  • Lange, Ann-Kathrin and Kastner, Marvin (2019). KV-Terminals dynamisch planen. LT-Manager. 47 (02), 26-29. [BibTex]

  • Pache, Hannah and Kastner, Marvin and Jahn, Carlos (2019). Current state and trends in tramp ship routing and scheduling. HICL 2019. 369-394. [doi] [www] [BibTex]