Research Papers/Topics in Maritime Management Technology

An Appraisal of Concession of Onne Port to Intels Nigeria Services

ABSTRACT This work is to appraise the concessioning of Onne Port to Intel Nigeria Limited, the extent to which port reforms has positively influenced the development of Port Operations at Onne Port. To evaluate the developmental changes that have occurred, the researcher used statistical tools like spearman rank order and chi-square to analyze the data collected from the population of port users. Some hypotheses were developed. The study reveals ...

PORT Concessioning and the Future of Nigeria Ports

ABSTRACT The inadequacies of Nigerian ports toward the delivery of quality services such as good infrastructure, cargo handling, vessel quick turn round time, corrupt and fraudulent tendencies has given rise to privatization and concession since this practices can brief about the required level of efficiency and effectiveness when compared with international standards. This research work would enable us ascertain the effects of concessioning of N...

The Impact of the Implementation of Cabotage Law on the Maritime Industry in Nigeria

ABSTRACT This study attempts to analyze the Impact of the implementation of the Cabotage law on the Maritime Industry in Nigeria. Taking the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) as the case study, the study x-rayed the level of enforcement of the Cabotage by NIMASA as a Maritime regulatory body in Nigeria. More emphasis was laid on the benefits accruable to stakeholders of coastal trade. A Comparative analysis is carried bet...

Analysis of the Impact of Concession on Port Operations (A Focus on Nigerian Seaports)

ABSTRACT This study assessed the impact of the port concession adopted in Nigerian ports in 2006. The study is necessary in order to ascertain the impact of the model based on a painstaking study. Data was collected from the abstract of ports statistics on three major variables namely, cargo throughput, average berth occupancy and average turnaround time, from 1995 to 2012. The data was analysed using Mann- Whitney Wilcoxon (WWW) Test. The result s...

The Impact of the Cabotage Act on Local Capacity Development: A Study of Selected Indigenous Shipping Companies

ABSTRACT In 2003 the cabotage law was enacted with provisions to empower local investors to take control of the domestic shipping trade and from it develop enough muscle to assume the right of place for Nigeria as a maritime nation in the movement of her import/export cargoes including crude oil to and from international markets. The implementation/enforcement of the provisions of the Act needs to be constantly monitored to ensure that the goals and...