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nkosi Acting Head of DepartmentMr Nkosinathi Michael Manqele
Qualification: MSc Environmental Sciences(UKZN), BSc Hons (UNISA), B MilSc (SUN)
Tel: 031 373 2694
Email: nkosinathim@dut.ac.za
Campus: Steve Biko Campus

Subject Expertise: Electronic Navigation Systems I, II & III, Ship Stability & Construction I, II & III, Navigation Simulation Radar I, Navigation Simulation ECDIS I, Navigation Calculations I & II.

Academic Interests: Ships Exhaust Gas Emissions, Air Quality Assessment,

Research and Innovation focus: Real-time Marine Mobile Emissions.


sanja Prof Sanja Bauk
Qualification: 
PhD (University of Belgrade – Serbia), MSc (University of Belgrade – Serbia), Bachelor’s Diploma (University of Montenegro)
Tel: 031 373 2694
Email: sanjab@dut.ac.za
Campus: Steve Biko
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2882-1321

Subjects Expertize: Electronic and Information Navigation Systems – ECDIS & Radar/ARPA, Research Methodology, Research Project and Logistics. Previously she was lecturing Operations Research and Informatics.

Bio: She obtained her doctoral degree in 2005 at Traffic and Transportation Engineering, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia. Her doctoral dissertation was “Intelligent Information Systems in Route…Readmore

Academic Interests: IS/IT management, human-computer interaction, didactic informatics, virtually smart environments, convergent technologies, human dimension of technological development, etc.

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sanja_Bauk/research
Google Scholar:https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=I12BelgAAAAJ&hl=de


ashna Secretary: Mrs Arshna Ramouthar
Assist with Departmental queries.
Qualification: BTech: Commercial Administration (DIT); NDip Commercial Admin (ML Sultan), NC: Hotel Reception (ML Sultan)
Tel: 031 373 2144
Email: arshnar@dut.ac.za
Campus: Steve Biko

margaret LecturerMrs Margaret Balungile Masuku
Qualification: MSc Maritime Affairs (WMU), BEd (UNIZULU), Higher Certificate in Adult Basic Education (UNISA)
Tel: 031 373 2562
Email: margaretm@dut.ac.za 
Campus: Steve Biko Campus

Subject Expertise: Introduction to Shipboard Operations I, Introduction to Shipping I, Business management III, Shipboard management III and Legal Knowledge IIII 

Academic Interests: Enhancing Maritime Education through online distance learning,

Research and Innovation focus: Sustainability of face to face learning in the context of 4IR.


asanda LecturerMr. Asanda Isaac Zangwa 
Qualification: MSc Maritime Affairs (WMU), BTech Business Admin (DUT), NDip Maritime Studies (DUT)
Tel: 031 373 2157
Email: Asandaz@dut.ac.za
Campus: Steve Biko Campus

Subject Expertise: Port & Terminal Management I, II, & III, Logistics I, II, & III, Maritime Finance Management, Logistics and Supply chain Management, Container Terminal Management.

Academic Interests: Fundamentals of shipping and ports, port simulation, logistics and planning.

Research and Innovation focus: Smart port technology and Concepts, performance measurement.


lindani Lecturer: Mr Lindani Handsome Ntshangase
Qualification: Master of Economics (SMU), BTech Operations Management (DUT), NDip Maritime Studies (DUT)
Tel: 031 373 2157
Email: lindanin3@dut.ac.za
Campus: Steve Biko Campus

Subject Expertise: Logistics I II & III, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Ship Chartering and Brokering, Admiralty Law and Jurisdiction. 

Academic Interests: Efficiency Evaluation of Container seaports, ports performance,

Research and Innovation focus: Port efficiency, container port automation and stimulation.


nhlanhla Lecturer: Mr Nhlanhla Rodgers Mtshali
Qualification: B MilSc (SUN)
Tel: 031 373 2694
Email: NhlanhlaM6@dut.ac.za
Campus: Steve Biko Campus

Subject Expertise: Ship Stability & Construction I & II , Navigation Navigation Calculations I & II.

Academic Interests: Environmental Mangement.

Research and Innovation focus: The evolving of .species due to Climate Change


aluwani Lecturer: Mr  Aluwani Elijah Ramulifho
Qualification: BSc (UNIVEN), BSc Hons (UP), MSc Climate Change & Oceanography (UCT), MSc Maritime Affairs (WMU)
Tel: 031 373 2145
Email: AluwaniR@dut.ac.za
Campus: Steve Biko Campus

Subject Expertise
: Meteorology, Oceanography, Climate Change and Environmental Management, Maritime Environment and Ocean Management.

Academic Interests:  Maritime Environmental Protection, Port Governance, Blue/Oceans Economy.

Research and Innovation focus: Maritime Environmental Management, Port Infrastructure Management, Climate Change, Port Sustainability and Green Economy.


Colin Part-time Lecturer: Captain Colin Howard Johnsen
Tel: 031 373 2144
Email:  colinj@dut.ac.za
Campus: Steve Biko Campus
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Subject Expertise: Shipboard Management I, II & III; Electronic Navigation Systems II & III; Code of Dangerous Cargo.
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Academic & Professional Interests: Master Mariner, PG Dip Maritime Law.
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Research and Innovation focus: Research and Development of Maritime course material
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Qualification                  Institution                                  Year Completed
Master Mariner              Technikon Natal                        1979
PG Dip in Maritime Law University of Natal                     1986

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Abercrombie Part-time Lecturer: Captain John David Abercrombie
Qualifications: Master of Business Administration, University of Wales, 1999; Master Mariner Special Grade Technikon Natal 1991; Master Class 1, Technikon Natal 1979
Tel: 031 373 2144
Email:  JohnA@dut.ac.za  
Campus: Steve Biko Campus
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Subject Expertise: Navigation – Ocean and Coastal Navigation I & II; Marine Survey for Deck Officers; Marine Insurance; Marine Accident Investigation.
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Academic & Professional Interests: Master Mariner, Marine Surveyor, ISO Quality Management, Operations Management.
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Research and Innovation focus: Master of Business Admin, SAMSA Special Projects, Chief Examiner SAMSA.

Rijsbergen Part-time Lecturer: Mr Nico van Rijsbergen
Qualifications: STCW Manilla Compliant Chief Engineer certificate with no Limitation – certificate number 2000710 – valid until 05 December 2021.
Tel: 031 373 2144
Email:  NicolaasV@dut.ac.za
Campus: Steve Biko Campus
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Subject Expertise: Naval Architecture I & II, Marine Engineering Knowledge I & II, Marine Survey for Engineers.
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Academic & Professional Interests: Chief Engineer, Independent Marine Surveyor, Certified Engineer ECSA, SAIMENA.
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Research and Innovation focus: Maritime Consultation.
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Education: STCW 95 Chief Engineer Officer – Unlimited Business Management Development Program (attained an A in finance), N6Control Systems, N6 Strengths and Structures, N6 Power Machines, N6 Mechanotechnics, N5 Electrotecs

Balkumar Part-time Lecturer: Ms Yashoda Balkumar
Tel: 031 373 2144
Email:  YashodaB@dut.ac.za
Campus: Steve Biko Campus
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Subject Expertise: KwaZulu Natal Maritime Heritage, Communication Skills, Applied Science and Environmental Sustainability, Business Management I & II.
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Qualifications: University of Kwazulu Natal: Post Grad Diploma – Maritime Studies (2017) Durban University of Technology, National Diploma in Maritime Studies – Shore-based – 2014