The WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs (JoMA) is an international peer reviewed journal that covers the subject areas of maritime safety, marine environment protection and shipping operations and gives, in this context, special attention to human factors and the impact of technology. JoMA is for scientists and professionals in maritime administration, industry and education. It aims at serving the international maritime community by presenting fresh ideas and current thinking on subjects of topical interest, reporting on relevant research findings and addressing interrelationships between safety, environment protection and efficiency of maritime transport. The journal accepts Articles as well as Book Reviews for publication.
Articles in principle should present genuine research findings. However overview articles summarising the status of knowledge in a specific research area may be considered for publication.
JoMA considers the inclusion of book reviews if suitable reviews of books relevant to the scope of the journal are available.
JoMA has a section dedicated to the activities of the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU). The focus of the IAMU section is on Maritime Education and Training (MET). The IAMU section follows a similar editorial review procedure as JoMA and accepts a range of papers for publication: Articles, Issues of Contemporary Interest, Reports and Comments and Book Reviews.
Articles and Book Reviews accepted for publication in the IAMU section follow JoMA guidelines.
Issues of Contemporary Interest are not always covered by traditional research and valuable lessons can be learnt through reports on best practice or critical discussions from the practitioner’s point of view. This is why IAMU encourages experts to express their views on issues of contemporary interest.Reports and Comments can be published to facilitate research activities within the scope of the IAMU section. This allows scientists to voice opinions on published manuscripts and also to stimulate discussions on areas that require further research.
- Peer reviewed, interdiscliplinary journal dedicated to maritime issues
- Covers topics related to maritime safety/security and environmental protection with emphasis on policy and law implications
- Special attention is given to maritime human factors and maritime education and training
- Apart from reserach based articles, manuscripts on issues of contemporary maritime interest are published
- Dong-Wook Song
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- Hybrid. Open Access options available
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- Submission to first decision
- 266 days
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- 75,014 (2018)
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Female figures in maritime education and training institutions between 2009 and 2018: analysing possible impacts of gender policies
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