Aim and Themes

Marine Resources and Security

Renewable energy sources; Fisheries technologies; Fisheries enforcement; Marine Genetic resources, Marine biotechnology, Subsea technology; EEZ management; Coastal water security; Search and Rescue; Governance.

Aim and Themes

Shipbuilding Technology

Intelligent shipbuilding; Shipbuilding innovation; Cost reduction; New challenges; Conversions.

Aim and Themes

Sustainability and Green Shipping

Design for energy efficiency; Alternative fuels; Waste disposal; Plastic pollution; Noise management; Exhaust gas management; Biofouling management; Ballast water management; Design for disposal; Policy & regulation.

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Aim and Themes

Safe Automation and Remote Manning

Minimum manning; Safety critical software; Digitisation; Cyber security; Secure communications; Regulations; Class Rules; Reversionary control.

Aim and Themes

Support and Infrastructure

Ship maintenance regimes; Designing for through life support; Monitoring and measurement; Port infrastructure; Reception facilities; Green Ports; Port security; Port management; Floating Storage and Regasification Units; Liquefied Nature Gas terminals.

Aim and Themes

Safety and Regulation

New challenges for Class; Human factors; Regulatory overload; Learning from experience; Reasonable personal liability; Risk assessment.

Aim and Themes

Ship Design and Propulsion

Ship design methods; Novel ship design; Hydrodynamics; Novel propulsion; Prime movers; Gearing; Propulsors; Integration models; Auxiliary systems.