FACTORS INFLUENCING ACCELERATED CORROSION OF CARGO OIL TANKS

Post Views: 53 ABSTRACT This study was carried out to critically examine the factors influencing accelerated corrosion of cargo oil tanks using Cheron Oil and Gas Company as a case study. To achieve this objective, three research questions and one research hypothesis were formulated to guide this study. The data collected were analyzed using simple…Read More

A FIELD STUDY OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SACRIFICIAL ANODES IN BALLAST TANKS OF MERCHANT SHIP

Post Views: 37 TABLE OF CONTENTS Cover Page        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        – Title Page  –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        – Certification        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        – Dedication –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        – Acknowledgment         –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –…Read More

MARITIME EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN NIGERIA: CURRENT PROBLEMS IN THE LIGHT OF NEW AND CHANGING TECHNOLOGY AND INTERNATIONAL LEGISLATION

Post Views: 12 ABSTRACT This study was carried out to investigate maritime education and training in Nigeria: current problems in the light of new and changing technology and international legislation with a particular reference to Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN). To achieve this objective, three research questions and two research hypotheses were formulated to guide…Read More

EFFECT OF CODE OF CONDUCTS ON JOB PERFORMANCE OF MERCHANT NAVY IN NIGERIA

Post Views: 7 TABLE OF CONTENTS Cover Page        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        – Title Page  –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        – Certification        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        – Dedication –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        – Acknowledgment         –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –…Read More

EFFECT OF WORK ETHICS ON THE JOB PERFORMANCE OF SEAFARERS IN NIGERIA

Post Views: 5 Introduction Ethics are one of the most critical issues in business and specifically in human resource management. The good ethical culture in an organization will provide direction and guidance in various areas in order to build united, harmonious and ethical seafarers’ seafarers. However, there is no ethics guidance or standard that is…Read More

EFFECT OF NIMASA SECURITY STRATEGIES ON THE ERADICATION OF SEA PIRACY IN BAYELSA STATE

Post Views: 39 ABSTRACT This study was carried out to examine the effect of NIMASA security strategies on the eradication of sea piracy in Bayelsa State. To achieve this objective, five research questions were formulated to guide the study. The data was collected from primary sources. The primary data were collected with the help of…Read More

IMPLICATION OF TRAINING AND RETRAINING PROGRAMMES OF SEAFARERS ON THE REDUCTION OF MARINE ACCIDENT/SHIP COLLISIONS

Post Views: 17 Introduction Human beings are the pivot of work in the productive venture. This explains why organization and nations take good steps to ensure the effectiveness of individual. Human beings provide ideas, innovations, invention and thereby wealth for the benefit of both employers and employees, (Sussman 2006). This cannot be achieved if workers…Read More

MARINE SECURITY STRATEGIES AND THE MANAGEMENT OF SECURITY CHALLENGES IN NIGERIAN SHIPPING SECTORS

Post Views: 15 Introduction The freedom from danger, care intimidation, apprehension, the feeling or assurance of safety, peace of mind or absence of fear, and the certainty or assurance of the good life or welfare – constitutes one of the fundamental objectives and indeed the foremost responsibility of every government and the state. In Nigeria,…Read More

SEA PIRACY AND SECURITY CHALLENGES OF MARITIME BUSINESS OPERATION IN BAYELSA STATE

Post Views: 13 Introduction No fewer than 80 percent of world’s trade carried out globally travels by sea. This represents around 93,000 merchant vessels, 1.25 million seafarers and almost six billion tons of cargo yearly (Bowden, 2010).These figures show an increase in seaborne trade in recent times. Presently, the International Communities have witnessed one of…Read More

BUILDING ECONOMIC CAPACITY THROUGH MARITIME INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

Post Views: 17 Chapter Two Elements of maritime infrastructure Maritime infrastructure elements are many and varied. This is so because the industry itself is an extremely heterogeneous business environment. The maritime space is populated by many different classes and mix of activities and market players, many of whom have conflicting interests and varying business strategies….Read More

DETERMINANTS OF WORK PERFORMANCE OF SEAFARERS IN NIGERIA

Post Views: 15 Introduction The sea-borne transportation shoulders over 90 per cent of global trade and is booming in recent decades (UNCTAD, 2016). In Southeast Asia, the seafarers’ labor market of countries/regions such as Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan developed rapidly in the 1970s and thus had supported a quick development of their shipping industry…Read More

COMMON UTI ISOLATED FROM PREGNANT WOMEN ATTENDING ANTENATAL

Post Views: 32 ABSTRACT This study aimed to define the Common UTI and incidence of urinary tract infections (UTIs) among 55 pregnant women attending the antenatal care clinics in primary health center in Ogoja city, Cross River State.  Clean  voided  mid-stream  urine  samples  were  collected  and  cultured.  Isolated  bacteria  were characterized by standard laboratory tests,…Read More

PERCEPTION AND ACCEPTANCE OF CAESAREAN SECTION AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN IN IUTH OKADA, EDO STATE

Post Views: 49 PERCEPTION AND ACCEPTANCE OF CAESAREAN SECTION AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN IN IUTH OKADA, EDO STATE CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF STUDY Maternal mortality represents the leading cause of death among the pregnant women in most developing countries including Nigeria (Mekonnen and Mekonnen, 2003; WHO, 2007). Furthermore, it is estimated that one third of…Read More

KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE OF HAND WASHING AS A MEASURE OF DISEASE CONTROL AMONG STUDENTS IN AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY

Post Views: 68 KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE OF HAND WASHING AS A MEASURE OF DISEASE CONTROL AMONG STUDENTS IN AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE BACKGROUND OF STUDY                                                                                    2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM                                                                          3 RESEARCH OBJECTIVES                                                                                       5 RESEARCH QUESTIONS                                                                                        5 SIGNIFICANCE OF STUDY                                                                        6 SCOPE OF STUDY                                                                                                    6 LIMITATIONS…Read More

THE IMPACT OF TRADITIONAL BIRTH ATTENDANT PRACTICE IN THE PRIMARY HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

Post Views: 26 THE IMPACT OF TRADITIONAL BIRTH ATTENDANT PRACTICE IN THE PRIMARY HEALTH CARE SYSTEM   ABSTRACT The study is designed to examine the impact of traditional birth attendant practices (TBAs) in primary health care and on women. Randomly-selected women (n=100) were interviewed to gain a more thorough understanding of the impact of traditional…Read More