Author

Dara Chan

Date of Award

1997

Document Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Master of Science in Maritime Affairs

Specialization

Maritime Administration & Environmental Protection

Campus

Malmö, Sweden

Country

Cambodia

First Advisor

Wernhult, Sven

Abstract

The Dissertation is a study of the management systems and strategies of the maritime administration which can be followed and implemented for the future maritime development in Cambodia. It consists of six chapters, each of which relates and connects with the subject. First of all, an overview of Cambodia is presented by including its historical background, government management system, and the economic status with a potential growth of domestic products, and external trade. A brief look is also taken at the challenge for all modes of transport in Cambodia. A general description of the marine affairs of Cambodia is also given, consisting of a short history of the Cambodian Maritime Administration, the present maritime activities, and plans for future maritime development. In addition, some parts of the responsibilities of maritime administration, the involvement of regulatory authorities with their mandates are investigated. The most specific responsibilities for the prevention and protection of the marine environment at present is delegated to the Ministry of Environment, in collaboration with other relevant institutions.

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