Assoc. Prof. Cdr.(R) Dr. Aminuddin Md Arof

Assoc. Prof. Cdr.(R) Dr. Aminuddin Md Arof

Associate Professor

An experienced lecturer with more than 25 years of experience in the maritime sector. Specializes in maritime operations with research interests in short sea shipping, liner operations, cabotage regime, safety of navigation and sustainable shipping/ports operations.

Aminuddin Md Arof is an Associate Professor and the Head of Postgraduate Studies at Malaysian Institute of Marine Engineering Technology, Universiti Kuala Lumpur. Before joining UniKL in 2007, he served the Royal Malaysian Navy for about 25 years and as a lecturer with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia for 4 years. His teaching and research interests include short sea shipping (SSS), liner shipping, cabotage regime, navigational rights and sustainable shipping/port. He has published in research journals such as the International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics; Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics; International Journal of E-Navigation and Maritime Economy; Asian Social Science; and Marine Frontier. He is also the current Executive Editor of the Marine Frontier journal.

ORCID id: 0000-0002-0161-9775

Researchgate: Aminuddin_Arof

SCOPUS id: 56674759000

Google scholar: Aminuddin Md Arof

 

Research interests

  1. Maritime Transport (SSS, liner, cabotage, navigation, port operations)
  2. Green (sustainable) transport/logistics.
  3. Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) and Delphi methods.

Professional certification

  1. Chartered Member of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).
  2. Member of International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME).

Other skills and expertise

  1. Executive Editor of Marine Frontier Journal.
  2. Trainer in AHP and Delphi research methods.

Publications:

 Aminuddin Md Arof (1989), Pertelingkahan Di Kepulauan Spratly. Prospek Masa Hadapan, Sorotan Darat, Jil 2 Bil 16, Sep 89, Departmen Tentera Darat, Kementerian Pertahanan, Kuala Lumpur, pp 54-57.

Aminuddin Md Arof (2000), The RMN, EZZ and law enforcement, Maritime Studies Group Bulletin 2/2000, Royal Malaysian Navy HQ, Kuala Lumpur, pp 2-3.

Amin Md Arof (2000),  Integrated management and sustainable development of coastal and marine areas in Southeast Asia, Maritime Studies, December 2000, Australian Centre for Maritime Studies, Canberra, pp 6-14.

Aminuddin Md Arof (2003), The status of EEZ: Sovereignty or a High Sea, Strategi, October 2003, Malaysian Armed Forces Defence College, Kuala Lumpur, pp 56-62.

Aminuddin Md Arof (2008), The inhibitions of international law of the sea on Malaysia’s maritime defence doctrine, UniKL Research Journal, December 2008, Penerbit UniKL, Kuala Lumpur, pp 127-135.

Aminuddin Md Arof (ed) (2009), Maritime Law and Safety of Life at Sea, UniKL MIMET, Lumut Perak.

A.M. Arof, N.A. Zainon & N. Razali (2010), The Effectiveness of Computer Aided Design Training in Enhancing Spatial Visualization Ability Among Undergraduates, Marine Frontier, Vol 1(1) 2010, UniKL MIMET, Lumut Perak, pp 43-50.

Aminuddin Md Arof & Syazani Mohamed (2010), Legal Constraints in Oil Tanker Design and Construction, MIMET AHOY!, July 2010 Edition, Kelab Kakitangan UniKL MIMET, Lumut Perak, pp13-14.

A.M. Arof & S. Mohamed (2010), An Overview of Legal and Other Constraints in Oil Tanker Design & Construction, Marine Frontier, Vol 1(1) 2010, UniKL MIMET, Lumut Perak, pp 61-67.

A.M. Arof (2010), The Involvement of User States in Anti-Piracy Efforts in the Strait of Melaka: A Legal Consideration, Marine Frontier, Vol 1(1) 2010, UniKL MIMET, Lumut Perak, pp 80-87.

Aminuddin Md Arof, Firdaus Tasnim Che Pa, Ismail Fahmi Jamhuri & Adlin Raja Yahya (2010), Requirements of International Maritime Laws in the Design and Construction of a Chemical Tanker, Marine Frontier, Volume 1 (2) 2010, UniKL MIMET, Lumut Perak, pp 113-118.

Aminuddin Md Arof, Azahar Ab Hamed, Muhamad Farid Sidik & W.Ariff W.Hassan (2011), The Influence of MARPOL Convention on Llyod’s Register Rules and Regulations,  Marine Frontier, Volume 2 (1) 2011, UniKL MIMET, Lumut Perak, pp 49-54.

Aminuddin Md Arof, Nurul Asima Zainon & Nursyuhada Razali (2011), The Effectiveness of CAD Training among Low and High Spatial Visualization Abilities Undergraduates, Marine Frontier, Vol 2(2) 2011, UniKL MIMET, Lumut Perak, pp 1-12.

A.M. Arof & M.H. Zulkifly (2012). The effectiveness of Port State Control Regime on Bulk Shipping, Marine Frontier, 3 (1), pp 1 -9.

A.M. Arof (2013). The Challenges in the development of a feasible Short Sea Shipping in BIMP-EAGA sub-region, Marine Frontier, 4 (2), pp 32-43.

A.M Arof (2015). Determinants for a feasible Short Sea Shipping: Lessons from Europe for ASEAN, Asian Social Science, 11 (15), pp 229-238. DOI: 10.5539/ass.v11n15p229 (Scopus Indexed).

A.M. Arof (2015). The application of a combined Delphi-AHP method in maritime transport research: A Review, Asian Social Science, 11 (23), pp73-82. DOI: 10.5539/ass.v11n23p73 (Scopus Indexed).

A.M. Arof, R. Md Hanafiah & I.U.J. Ooi (2016). A Delphi Study on the Potential Benefits and Obstacles of Interstate Short Sea Shipping in Archipelagic Southeast Asia, International Journal of E-Navigation and Maritime Economy, 5, pp 97-110. (Thompson Web of Science)

A.M. Arof & R. Nair (2017). The identification of key success factors for interstate Ro-Ro Short Sea Shipping in Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines: A delphi approach, International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics, 9 (3), pp 261-279. (Thompson Web of Science & Scopus).

 

A.M. Arof (2017). A decision making model to determine the potential of interstate Ro-Ro short sea shipping operations in archipelagic Southeast Asia, International Conference on Marine and Automotive Technology (ICMAT 2017), 15th – 17th March 2017.

 

A. Zakaria and A.M. Arof (2017). Determinants for a Successful Interstate Ro-Ro Operations in Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand: A Review

, International Conference on Marine and Automotive Technology (ICMAT 2017), 15th – 17th March 2017.

 

A. M. Arof (2018). Decision making model for Ro-Ro short sea shipping operations in Archipelagic Southeast Asia, Asian Shipping and Logistics, 34(1), pp 33-42. (Scopus Indexed).

 

A. M Arof, A. F Awis Khadzi (2018). A Delphi Study to Identify Important Factors for Determining the Level of Adherence to ISPS Code Implementation, International Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol 7 (4), pp 279-286 (Scopus Indexed).

 

A. Zakaria, A. M Arof (2018). Determinants for a Successful Interstate Ro-Ro Operations in Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand: A Review, A Zakaria, A.M. Arof, International Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol 7 (4), pp 66-76 (Scopus Indexed).