MANASE 2017:The 2017 International Conference on
Maritime and Naval Science and Engineering

Heraklion, Crete, Greece, July 14-17, 2017

About the Conference

* Invited and Regular Papers will be published in various Indexed Journals (ISI, SCOPUS, EBSCO, DBLP, ACM, IET/INSPEC, Proquest, Copernicus etc...) based on quality and reviewers' recommendations or in our Books in Springer Verlag. Click here

* Authors will be informed about the title of the Journal before their registration.

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 (Previous Conference: MANASE 2016, Corfu Island, Greece, July 14-17, 2016)

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Paper Submission

Papers must be written in the correct format:  MS Word.doc  or LaTeX  or LaTeX2   and must be uploaded using the following form as .doc, or .pdf file. Invited and Regular Papers will be published in various Indexed Journals based on quality and reviewers' recommendations. Only full papers will be promoted to reviewers for thorough peer review. The deadline for paper submission expired. We do not accept papers any longer.


Organizing Committee

General Chairs (Editors of the Proceedings)

  1. Prof. Nikos Mastorakis
    Hellenic Naval Academy,
    Piraeus, Greece
    also with
    Industrial Engineering Department
    Technical University of Sofia
  2. Prof. Vladimir Sokolov,
    University of Karlsruhe,
    Karlsruhe, Germany

Senior Program Chair

  1. Prof. Eugen Barsan,
    Constantza Maritime University,

Program Chairs

  1. Prof. Panos Pardalos,
    Department of University of Florida,
  2. Prof. Pierre Borne
    ex IEEE France Section Chair, IEEE Fellow, IEEE/SMC Past President,
    Ecole Centrale de Lille,

Tutorials Chair

  1. Prof. George Tsekouras
    Hellenic Naval Academy,
    Piraeus, Greece

Special Session Chair

  1. Prof. Ioannis Hatzilau
    Hellenic Naval Academy,
    Piraeus, Greece

Workshops Chair

  1. Prof. John Prousalids
    Naval Engineering
    Techn. Univ. of Athens,

Local Organizing Chair

  1. Prof. Georgi Tsenov,
    Technical University of Sofia

Publication Chair

  1. Prof. Marcin Kaminski,
    Department of Structural Mechanics,
    Al. Politechniki 6, 90-924 Lodz, Poland

Publicity Committee

  1. Prof. Kumar Tamma,
    University of Minnesota,
    Minneapolis, MN, USA
  2. Prof. Gang Yao,
    University of Illinois at Urbana -
    Champaign, USA

International Liaisons

  1. Prof. Christopher G. Provatidis,
    National Technical University of Athens,
    Zografou, Athens, Greece
  2. Prof. Fotios Rigas,
    School of Chemical Engineering,
    National Technical University of Athens,
  3. Prof. Vincenzo Niola
    Departement of Mechanical Engineering for Energetics
    University of Naples "Federico II"
    Naples, Italy


Steering Committee

  • Prof. Aida Bulucea, University of Craiova, Romania
  • Prof. Zoran Bojkovic, Univ. of Belgrade, Serbia
  • Prof. Ottavia Corbi, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
  • Prof. Imre Rudas, Obuda University, Budapest, Hungary

Program Committee

  • Ammeen Edward S. - USA
  • Ricard Rodriguez-Martos Dauer - SPAIN
  • Francesc Xavier Martin Ez De Oses - SPAIN
  • Boyan Mednikarov - BULGARIA
  • Anzalone G.- Italy
  • Carlos Perez-Labajos, SPAIN
  • Adam Weintrit - POLAND
  • Ebling G. - The Netherlands
  • Esteban S. - Spain
  • Frangopoulos C. - Greece
  • Babineau G.- USA
  • Maturana F - USA
  • Murchie A. Lt Cdr - UK
  • Neerincx M.A. -The Netherlands
  • Nguyen T. - USA
  • Discenzo F.- USA
  • Byeong-Deok Yea - KOREA
  • Dmitry Zhukov - UKRAINE
  • Giron-Sierra J.M. - Spain
  • Hebner R. -USA
  • Jatskevich J.- Canada
  • Orlovsky M. - USA
  • Prousalidis J. - Greece
  • Ioannides I.- Greece
  • Ramírez A. - USA
  • Ramos-Hernandez D.- UK
  • Thompson H.A. - UK
  • Van der Ploeg B. The Netherlands

Topics of Interest

Shipbuilding, Marine architecture, Offshore construction, Marine navigation, Hydrodynamics, Resistance, Propulsion (propellers, thrusters, water jets, sails etc.), Engines, internal combustion. Electrically powered vessels, Nuclear energy for Vessels Propulsion, solar energy for Vessels Propulsion, Ship motion (and responses in waves and wind), Controllability (maneuvering), Structures, Construction, Merchant ships - oil tankers, gas tankers, cargo ships, bulk carriers, container ships, Passenger/vehicle ferries, cruise ships, Warships - frigates, destroyers, aircraft carriers, amphibious ships, Submarines and underwater vehicles, Icebreakers, High speed craft - hovercraft, multi-hull ships, hydrofoil craft, Workboats - barges, fishing boats, anchor handling tug supply vessels, platform supply vessels, tug boats, pilot vessels, rescue craft, Yachts, power boats, and other recreational watercraft, Offshore platforms and subsea developments, Safety and security of maritime shipping, Sea transport and transportation technology, Hydrography, geodesy and marine cartography, Geomatics and GIS in maritime applications, Electronic chart systems ECS and ECDIS, Inland, river and pilot navigation systems, Presentation of navigation-related information, Route planning and monitoring; passage plan, Integration of navigational systems, INS/IBS, e-Navigation, GPS, Galileo, GNSS and radio based navigational systems, Telematics in maritime transportation, Ships routeing and associated protected measures, Maritime traffic engineering, Systems of control, guidance and monitoring of traffic, VTS, Manoeuvrability and hydrodynamics of ships, Colregs, anti-collision, radar equipment, ARPA, AIS, VDR, Maritime search and rescue issues, Human factors, marine accidents, human errors, Crew resource management, safe manning, stress and fatigue, Navigational systems - the end user experience, Marine simulation; full mission bridge, navigational simulators, Maritime education and training; model courses validation

Location and Venue


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Conference Publications

* Invited and Regular Papers will be published in various Indexed Journals based on quality and reviewers' recommendations.

* Authors will be informed about the title of the Journal before their registration.