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JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT VOLUME 5 NO 1, JUNE, 2007

MANAGING MARITIME ENVIRONMENT SURVEILLANCE AND INFORMATION CONTROL IN THE PORT CONCESSION REGIME

OBED B. C. NDIKON
DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, TAI SOLARIN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, IJAGUN, IJEBU-ODE, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT
This paper examines critically the conceptual appraisal of managing maritime environment surveillance and information control in the Port Concession regime. Operating in a maritime environment is a very difficult task as the industry itself, is a secretive, volatile and fraudulent in nature. There are various restrictions that make Nigerian Ports a different operating environment mostly as regards management of surveillance and information control. Maritime environment surveillance is a concept and strategy of monitoring and supervising operational activities cum events within the confines of any given maritime environment. It is one aspect of search and rescue strategy that requires commissioning of group of persons to monitor and supervise operational activities that happens in the port area and beyond the accepted 200 nautical miles of our territorial waters. Therefore, efforts shall be made in this study to highlight, some possible constraints in achieving the laudable benefits of managing maritime environment surveillance and information control in the port concession era.

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