Research and publications

General Overview

Research and Consultancy undertakings at DMI keep abreast with emerging and contemporary social, economic and environmental issues so as to be effective in responding to new challenges facing the country from time to time. DMI provides consultancy and training services to local and international institutions/clients. In terms of Publication, DMI will soon launch her own Journal. The prospective journal is expected to disseminate high quality of knowledge in the maritime disciplines, other related sciences and technologies both in the region and internationally.

Areas for Collaboration

DMI encourages collaboration with other potential researchers and consultants. DMI promotes linkages, collaborative partnerships and working relationships with the government, local and foreign development partners.
Contemporary research themes at DMI are highlighted hereunder:

  1. Maritime Education and Training
  2. Maritime Law and Insurance
  3. Shipping and Logistics Management
  4. Maritime Safety and Security
  5. Marine Environment (Pollution assessment and Control)
  6. Ship Design and Construction
  7. Offshore Activities (Oil and Gas ; Integrated maritime operations)
  8. Ocean Renewable Energies
  9. Global Warming, Climate Change and Adaptation
  10. National Development Policy
  11. Gender and Disadvantaged Groups
  12. HIV/AIDS Pandemic