Functionality of Dry Port to Determine Seaport Quality : A Framework from Malaysian Seaport System

N.A. Noralam, J. Jeevan, M.S.I Saadon, M.R. Othman


The development of the seaport industry is progressing vigorously either in the national or global level. Due to the development, improvements in Malaysian seaport system is required to be stressed. It is for enable the Malaysian seaport to compete excellently amongst others seaport.The functionality of Dry Port will contribute the seaport for less congestion and increase the capacity on the volume of cargoes. The purpose of this research is to determine the functionality of the Dry Port in Malaysian seaport system through seaport quality.The seaport quality has been defined from the Systematic Literature Review (SLR) method . The seaport quality has been classified into three main categories including the seaport effectiveness, seaport reliability and seaport governance. The functionality of dry port can be utilised to enhance the seaport  quality and this research can reveal the holistic view  of dry port functions in Malaysian seaport systems.



Seaport; dry por; seaport quality; effectiveness; reliability; governance

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