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The Polaris – Journal of Maritime Research (P-JMR) is produced by National Centre for Maritime Policy Research (NCMPR), Pakistan. The Centre was established as Karachi Chapter of National Institute of Maritime Affairs (NIMA) in 2007 to provide a seat of excellence for maritime policy research and serve as a Think Tank for multidisciplinary study and analysis of maritime affairs. For details please visit National Centre for Maritime Policy Research.

Brief about Polaris

Polaris– Journal of Maritime Research (P-JMR) is a multi-disciplinary social science journal which aims to promote and highlight the information and knowledge about maritime affairs. P-JMR is an international peer-reviewed, ISSN registered academic journal which focuses on the maritime dimensions of economic, social, environmental, historical and legal subjects. The journal is supported by the centralized funds of Bahria University.

Scope of Journal

We welcome academic contributions from all fields which have relevant and insightful analysis and events of regional and international significance. The research scholars are encouraged to submit their original, unpublished contribution in form of research articles, policy papers and book reviews which covers the broad spectrum of maritime subjects such as:

  • Geo-Politics and Strategic
  • Maritime Environment
  • Maritime Security
  • Maritime Trade and Economy
  • Ports and Logistics
  • Environmental Issues and Oceans Governance
  • Maritime Laws & Policies
  • Maritime Technology
  • Maritime Training and Education
  • Sustainable Utilization of Marine Resources

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INTRODUCTION

National Centre of Maritime Policy Research (NCMPR) was established on 13 January 2007 as Karachi component of National Institute of Maritime Affairs(NIMA) under the direction of Government of Pakistan. The Canter is now

renamed as National Institute of Maritime Affairs (Karachi)

OBJECTIVES

Objectives of NCMPR are:

a.      Promote maritime awareness amongst Pakistani people.

b.      Analyse national and international maritime issues.

c.      Assist government and private sector in understanding the

current maritime affairs, opportunities and challenges.

d.      Establish mutually beneficial linkages with similar organizations and

academia.

e.      Establish a comprehensive databank on maritime matters.

f.      Organize / participate in national / international workshops, seminars

and conferences on maritime matters.

g.      Provide opportunities of education in maritime subjects.

For details please NCMPR website http://bahria.edu.pk/ncmpr

EDITORIAL TEAM

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Patron-in-Chief Vice

Admiral Abdul Aleem HI (M)

Director General

National Institute of Maritime Affairs (NIMA)

Patron

Cdre (Retd) Ali Abbas SI(M)

Director

National Institute of Maritime Affairs (NIMA) Karachi

Editor

Naghmana Zafar Bhatti

Research Officer

National Institute of Maritime Affairs (NIMA) Karachi

Assistant Editor

Hajra Mahmood

Assistant Editor

National Institute of Maritime Affairs (NIMA) Karachi

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD

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The members of the Polaris (P-JMR) review board are:

Dr. Amin Tarzi

Middle East Studies at Marine Corp University (MCU) United States of America (USA)

Captain Anwar Shah

Advisor to President on Port & Shipping &

Multi Modal Transport

Pakistan

Prof Dr. Dennis Rumley

University of Western

Australia

Dr. Geoffrey Till

Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies

King’s College London

England

Dr. James A. Boutilier

Maritime Forces Pacific Headquarters

Canada

Dr. Lucia M.Fanning

Marine Affairs Program

Dalhousie University

Canada

Prof Dr. Moonis Ahmer

International Relation Department

University of Karachi

Pakistan

Dr. M Ihsan Qadir

Rashid Bin Saeed Al Makhtum Naval College

UAE

Dr. Minghua Zaho

Maritime Centre (China)

Solent South Hepten University

Warsash School of Maritime Sciences Engineering

England

Dr. M Saifur Rahman

National Defence University

Pakistan

Dr. Shahid Amjad

Head of Department

Institute of Business Management

Karachi

Pakistan

Dr. Umbreen Javaid

Centre for South Asian Studies

University of the Punjab, Lahore

Pakistan

Dr.Wang Dakui

National Marine Environmental Forecasting Center

(NMEFC) State Oceanic Administration

China

Dr. Wang Fanggang

Beijing Jiaotong University

China

Dr. Xia Liping

School of Political Science & International Relation

Tongji University, China

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