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IJME 556

Paper Title: Determining the Maritime Transportation Policy of Turkey



A Erdoğan, Maritime Transportation Management Engineering, Istanbul University - Cerrahpaşa, Turkey

G Kara, Maritime Transportation Management Engineering, Istanbul University - Cerrahpaşa, Turkey


Maritime transportation, Turkey’s position in the sector and determining Turkey’s maritime transportation policy with the help of SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) - AHP (Analytic Hierarchy Process) integrated method is researched within all details. First of all, the maritime transportation and the position of Turkey in maritime transportation are indicated briefly. The progress and the position of maritime transportation in the world and the status of the maritime transportation in Turkey are all examined. Secondly, the method of the research is shown and SWOT - AHP integrated method is explained. After that, SWOT - AHP method has been performed to select the best alternative. Finally; it has been discovered that SO (using strengths to catch opportunities) is the best alternative that can determine Turkey’s maritime transportation policy rather than WO (using opportunities to avoid weaknesses), ST (using strengths to avoid threats) and WT (realizing weaknesses to avoid threats).



Transactions RINA, Vol 161, Part A4, International Journal Maritime Engineering, Oct - Dec 2019 

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DOI No: 10.3940/rina.ijme.2019.a4.556

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