King-Tong Wong Headshot

Research Topic

Co-opetitive Liner Shipping Network Design Problem

Research Summary

With an increasingly competitive global market, cooperation and competition are essential elements between companies in maritime industries. Liner shipping service networks need to be comprehensive by considering other stakeholders.

King-Tong's research aims to optimise the service network design for liner shipping alliances, thus increasing the competitiveness of the alliances while maintaining fairness between allies. His approach merges game theory, mathematical programming, and heuristics.


Research Area


King-Tong Wong is a doctoral researcher in the Management Science and Business Economics Group at the University of Edinburgh Business School. Before coming to Edinburgh, he worked as a research assistant at National Ciao Tung University in Taiwan to handle several projects on logistics management.

Education and Qualifications

Institute Award Dates
National Ciao Tung University Master of Logistics Management 2016–2018
National Ciao Tung University Bachelor of Transportation and Logistics Management 2012–2016