Research Papers/Topics in Maritime And Management Technology

A STUDY OF THE PERCEPTION OF MARITIME SERVICES IN NIGERIA

This survey focuses on the Perception of Maritime Services in Nigeria.  Relevant literatures in the Nigerian Maritime Industry and Port Service quality were reviewed to give relevance to the study.  The findings of this survey reveal that services offered at Warri Port had favourable influence on actual perceptions of quality of service and that the study reveals that there is a very strong relationship between the core and relational dimensions of service quality and satisfaction. ...

Strategic Overview of Third Party Ship Management: Key Success Factors

This paper discusses the controversy surrounding the level of success and competitiveness of the third￾party ship management sector as well as the reasons or factors driving this development or lack thereof. Opinions are divided on the share of the total world fleet which is being managed by the professional ship management sector.Also, significant discoveries were made pertaining to required share of the world fleet the third-party ship management sector needs to manage to be regarded a...

ANALYSES OF THE IMPACTS OF MARITIME POLLUTION ON MARINE ENVIRONMENT: CASE STUDY OF NIGER DELTA REGION, NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThere has been a proliferation in the activities of crude oil exploration across the globe as a result of increase in high risk of oil spillage and the accompanying environmental hazards. In Nigeria, this has been the order of the day since the initiation of the first petroleum industry in country’s Niger delta region. Oil spills have been recurrent and impacting damaging effects on the environment particularly within the oil-producing region. This research therefore examines impact...

Problems facing the Nigerian port and possible solutions to solving the identified problems

§ § § § Types of port congestion § Causes of port congestion § Positive impacts of port congestion § Negative impacts of port congestion § Solutions to the port congestion problem § Intermodal transport development and port congestion § Other challenges facing Nigerian port

ASSESSMENT OF MARITIME SECURITY, INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY APPLICATION IN MARITIME

ABSTRACTInformation Communication Technology (ICT) refers to several forms of information exchange between two or more devices like computers, mobile PDAs and hi-tech devices through which any of the several methods of interconnection, principally through the Internet can be initiated to perform a defined task. These technologies provide speedy, inexpensive, secure and convenient means of communication. Therefore, in developing countries Nigeria precisely, the impact of ICT in the mariti...

An Analysis of Determinants of Accident Involving Marine Vessels in Nigeria’s Waterways

Cases of marine vessel accident involving personal injury, deaths, property and environmental damage have grown in tandem with increased oil prospecting and other commercial seaborne transportation activities in Niger-Delta/coastal regions of Nigeria. The incidence of marine vessel casualties and associated risk factors generate serious concern as further empirical evidence suggests that between 75-96% of marine vessel casualties are caused at least in part by some form of human error. This s...

ANALYSIS OF COST OPTIMIZATION OF PORT OPERATIONS (A LINEAR PROGRAMMING APPROACH)

ABSTRACTIt is very fundamental that man’s main aim of venturing into businesses of all kinds is to make profit. Though profit tends to grow with time, a better planning, analysis and implementation strategy can in a least expected manner bring efficiency, stability and the much needed profit.The maritime sector of the Nigerian economy is one that has a lot of resources that are been utilized in the course of its day to day operations. The resources engaged in this sector ranges from human, ...

A STUDY OF THE APPLICATION OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN THE PREVENTION OF POLLUTION IN THE MARITIME INDUSTRY

ABSTRACTOver the years there have been stories of notorious oil spillages in the Niger Delta regions of the country, deposition of deadly industrial wastes into the seas at Lagos Lagoons and beaches, deposition of Biological and medical wastes in the Nigerian sea borders etc. which have led to death of sea and land animals including man in most cases as well as other environmental hazards; yet the perpetrators’ of such dastardly acts are most times not apprehended or adequately punished.&nb...