BY BASHIR YUSUF JAMOH
The main objective of the study is to examine the impact of information technology in Maritime transportation in Nigeria. Specific objectives include the following;
- Evaluation of the impact of Information Technology in the Nigerian Maritime sector.
- Evaluation of the operational efficiency in the adoption of Information Technology.
- Examine the degree and nature of adoption of innovative technologies in enhancing future prospects.
- Evaluation of the acceptability of Information Technology in the Maritime Transport Industry.
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
Information Technology has become an essential part of the rapid and accurate transfer and processing of enormous volumes of data, processed in international transport companies and port organizations. The proper management of systems which this information and communicate it to those who manage port operations, is vital for efficient transport, in terms of quality of service delivery and creation of awareness,
It is expected that the study will provide information to policy makers, and stakeholders to make the right decisions in the development of infrastructure and facilities for Information and Communication Technology in the Maritime sector.
The focus is on the NPA and NIMASA.