MANASE 2014: The 2014 International Conference on
Maritime and Naval Science and Engineering

Santorini Island, Greece, July 19-21, 2014

About the Conference

* The 2014 International Conference on Maritime and Naval Science and Engineering is an international forum for scientists and engineers to present their latest research and development results in all areas of Maritime and Naval Science and Engineering and their possible advanced applications in real life. The Conference has a distinguished Organizing Committee, Steering and Program Committee with extensive academic qualifications, ensuring that the conference maintains high scientific standards and has a broad international coverage.  All the papers are subject to peer, thorough, strict review by committees' members or 2 or 3 additional reviewers.
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* The Proceedings of the Conference will be published in CD-ROM and Hard-Copy (as book) with all the accepted and registered papers of the conferences and will be indexed in: ISI (Thomson Reuters), ELSEVIER, SCOPUS, Zentralblatt MATH, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS - American Chemical Society, EI Compendex, Engineering Village, DoPP, GEOBASE, Biobase, TIB|UB - German National Library of Science and Technology, American Mathematical Society (AMS), Inspec - The IET, Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory, Scholar Google.

* As in all the Previous Conferences, extended versions of all the accepted papers will be promoted to various Journals depending on the quality of each paper (Indexed in ISI, SCOPUS, ACM, DBLP, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc) for publication as well as in various Springer Verlag Books (Check our Previous Books in Springer).
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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. As in all the Previous Conferences, all the accepted and registered Papers will be indexed as peer-reviewed publications in ISI and SCOPUS and will be published in CD-ROM and Book (hard-copy). As in all the Previous Conferences, extended versions of accepted papers will be distributed to various Journals depending on the quality of each paper (Indexed in ISI, SCOPUS, ACM, DBLP, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc) for publication as well as in various Springer Verlag Books (Check our Previous Books in Springer). Only full papers will be promoted to reviewers for peer thorough review. Abstracts will be rejected by default. For the review process only active scholars with many recent publications in ISI and/or SCOPUS will be used and the list with their names will be published in the Proceedings: Hard-Copy and CD-ROM as in all our previous conferences.  Upload now your paper using this web form:

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
    Bulgaria
  2. Prof. Vladimir Sokolov,
    University of Karlsruhe,
    Karlsruhe, Germany

Senior Program Chair

  1. Prof. Eugen Barsan,
    Constantza Maritime University,
    Romania

Program Chairs

  1. Prof. Panos Pardalos,
    Department of University of Florida,
    USA
  2. Prof. Filippo Neri
    Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica
    University of Naples "Federico II"
    Naples, Italy

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,
    Greece

Local Organizing Chair

  1. Prof. Georgi Tsenov,
    Technical University of Sofia
    Bulgaria

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,
    Greece.
  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

Accepted Papers are going to be published in

(a) Book, Hard-Copy Proceedings (will be sent to the following indexes: ISI, SCOPUS, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc)
(b) CD-ROM Proceedings (will be sent to the following indexes: ISI, SCOPUS, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc)
Review Procees for Book and CD-ROM:
Papers will undergo thorough peer review by 3 international experts. Reviewers have always proper academic qualifications (recent publications in SCOPUS and ISI). You will receive comments from those 3 reviewers and your paper might be
* a) accepted as it is (unaltered)
* b) accepted after minor revision
* c) accepted after major revision
* d) rejected
We cannot guarantee acceptance for cases b) and c), if the reviewers are not satisfied by your response and your (minor or major) modifications to your conference paper.


(c) After new peer thorough review of their extended versions in well-known and reputable international scientific journals depending on the quality of each paper (Indexed in ISI, SCOPUS, ACM, DBLP, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc)
as well as in various Springer Verlag Books (Check our Previous Books in Springer).
Review Process for Extended Version in collaborating journals:
Extended Versions of high-quality journals will undergo again thorough peer review by 3 international experts. You will receive comments from other reviewers and your extended paper might be
* a) accepted as it is (unaltered)
* b) accepted after minor revision
* c) accepted after major revision
* d) rejected
We cannot guarantee acceptance for cases b) and c), if the reviewers are not satisfied by your response and your (minor or major) modifications to your extended paper.

(d) E-Library with free access for all (no username, no password).