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AN ANALYSIS OF TWO PULL PROPULSION SYSTEMS IN THE

SLOT ELIZABETH HARBOR.

By

DUMSANI ANDRIESON DLAMINI

Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of

MAGISTER IN OPERATION ADMINISTRATION

In the Faculty of Business Operations

At the Nelson Mandela City University (NMMU)

Promoter: Lewis Victor Kaplan

Submission Time: 30 Nov 2010

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PREFACE

LIST OF FIGURES

WEBPAGE

DECLARATION

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

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ABSTRACT

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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LIST OF CHARACTERS

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SET OF TABLES

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ASSERTION

This operate has not been previously accepted in substance for virtually any degree and it is not being at the same time submitted in candidature for almost any degree.

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STATEMENT 1

This treatise is being submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the level of Masters in corporate Administration.

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DECLARATION 2

The treatise is definitely the result of my own independent work/investigation, except in which otherwise explained. Other sources happen to be acknowledged by giving explicit referrals. A bibliography is appended.

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STATEMENT several

I hereby give approval for my treatise, if accepted, to be available for copying and for interlibrary loans, plus the title and a summary to become made available to exterior organizations.

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The mediator between God and men, my personal Saviour, Jesus Christ, for permitting me to complete this kind of research conventional paper.

My marketer, Mr Lewis Victor Kaplan, for his patience and guidance through this study.

All the managers and the people of the TNPA who took part in in this research assignment in numerous ways.

The NMMU to get the support, advice and training received through the MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTATION Unit.

Genuine thanks to my dear better half, Thenjiwe, and our daughters, Nkosinathi and Mbuso, for their encouragement and support.

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DEDICATION

This research paper is committed to my wife, Thenjiwe, and each of our sons, Nkosinathi and Mbuso.

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FUZY

The delivery industry famous on dock authorities to get the aide of secure entry and departure of ships at the ports. This kind of role cannot be fulfilled without the assistance of harbour tugs which are work by the ocean operations part of the Transnet National Plug-ins Authority. The tugs must be safe and efficient in the process of yanking and forcing ships throughout the harbour.

Harbor tugs can be very expensive to acquire also to maintain. The marine functions business must make ideal choices of tug propulsion design in order to appreciate the benefits of the tugs bought by the jacks authority. This is achieved by examining the current tugs that the operations are using, that may then function as valuable data when the moment for asset substitute is due. The researcher made a decision to use the two tug propulsion designs at the moment used by the Port At the harbour tugs as a basis for this analysis.

The research links the three factors of maintenance administration, equipment performance and gear safety, to the minimisation of operational costs as identified by the tug personnel, the pilots as well as the marine managers. This study seeks to verify the link between these kinds of factors plus the perceived minimisation of detailed costs. Available literature was reviewed and data was collected using a suitably designed questionnaire in this research.

This kind of research daily news has led to advice that should advise the pull acquisition decisions and enhance the awareness of the marine staff to bring up the factors set out previously mentioned to reduce operational costs.

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STAND OF CONTENTS

ABSTRACT.................................................................................................. vi TABLE OF CONTENTS.............................................................................. vii CHAPTER 1 )................................................................................................. 1 1 ) 1 INTRODUCTION...