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Department of Transport

Dr. George Kobina vanDyck, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.

Ag. Coordinator, School of Graduate Studies.

Dr. George vanDyck has worked in the maritime sector for over a decade and is an expert in the fields of maritime logistics and transport. As the coordinator for Graduate Studies, he is responsible for co-ordinating all graduate activities at the Regional Maritime University including facilitating the development of new graduate programmes and liaising with National and International partners and bodies concerning graduate students and programmes. He has a proclivity for providing outstanding administrative and project support while streamlining operations and facilitating organizational success. As a Lecturer, he teaches at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Job Role

  1. Co-ordinating all graduate activities at the Regional Maritime University.
  2. Facilitating the development of new graduate programmes.
  3. Lecturing and mentoring undergraduate and postgraduate students.


  • Ph.D. Transport Economics and Management.
  • M.Sc. Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • B.Sc. Ports and Shipping Administration


The concerns of port development in West Africa areat the heart of his research. He has authored several papers in international peer-reviewed journals focusing on issues of port competiveness, selection, efficiency and hinterland connectivity in West Africa.

Publication(s)/ Research:

  • vanDyck, G.K. and Domfeh, S.A. (2017) Gateway Port Selection based on Inland Transport Cost and Performance Metrics in West Africa. International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, Vol. 5 Issue 12, pg. 589-608
  • Gohoho, E.S., Aryee, J., and vanDyck, G.K. (2016) Selecting a Strategic Logistics Service Provider for Subsea Engineering Companies on the Tweneboa, Enyenra and Ntomme (TEN) Project in Ghana. Journal of Shipping and Ocean Engineering 6 (2016) 95-104.
  • Aryee, J., Gohoho, E.S., and vanDyck, G.K. (2015) Offshore Support Base Location of Subsea Engineering Companies (SECs) for Tweneboa, Enyenra and Ntomme (TEN) Project in Ghana Using Analytic Hierarchy Process. The International Journal of Social Science and Economics Invention, Vol 1, Issue 4, pg. 1-13.
  • Ismeal, H.M. &vanDyck, G.K. (2015) Forecasting Container throughput at the Doraleh Container Terminal in Djibouti. 2015 International Conference on Applied Mechanics, Mechatronics and Intelligent Systems (AMMIS2015), Nanjing, China.
  • vanDyck, G. and Ismeal, H. (2015) Multi- Criteria Evaluation of Port Competitiveness in West Africa Using Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP). American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 5, 432-446.
  • vanDyck, G.K. (2015) Assessment of Port Efficiency in West Africa Using Data Envelopment Analysis. American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 5, 208-218.
  • vanDyck, G.K. (2015) The Drive for a Regional Hub Port for West Africa: General Requirement and Capacity Forecast. International Journal of Business and Economics Research. Vol. 4, No. 2, 2015, pp. 36-44.
    • vanDyck. G.K. (2012) The Evolution and Future Direction of Supply Chain Management: Regional Maritime University Journal. Vol 2, p. 8-22
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