The Journal of Marine Science and Technology provides a forum for the discussion of current issues in marine science and technology. The range of topics extends from research in naval architecture, marine engineering, and ocean engineering to marine-related research in the fields of environmental science and technology, oceanography, computational mechanics, and information technology.

In addition to original, full-length refereed contributions presenting new research and developments in the field, the journal also publishes review papers authored by leading authorities.

  • Presents new research in naval architecture, marine engineering, and ocean engineering
  • Covers marine-related research in environmental science and technology, oceanography, computational mechanics, and information technology
  • Publishes original research contributions and reviews authored by leading authorities

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Kazuhiro Aoyama
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

Journal metrics

1.800 (2020)
Impact factor
2.038 (2020)
Five year impact factor
66 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
217,184 (2021)
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  • COVID-19 and impact on peer review

    As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

  • Call for Special Issue Proposals on Autonomous Vessels

    Journal of Marine Science and Technology invites proposals for a special issue on autonomous vessel.

  • Call for Special Issue Proposals on the Blue Growth

    Journal of Marine Science and Technology invites to submit special issue proposals on technologies for the Blue Economy.

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Electronic ISSN
1437-8213
Print ISSN
0948-4280
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