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IJME Discussions

Comments and discussions on papers published in the International Journal of Maritime Engineering (IJME)may be forwarded using the online form below or by email to , with the IJME paper reference number as the Subject, and quoting your name and affiliation which will be printed with the comment. 

Comments, together with the author(s) response, will be published in the Discussion section of subsequent issues of the IJME. Comment may also be forwarded on papers published in the current issue of the IJME. Comments should not normally exceed 500 words and may contain two illustrations.

Comment and discussions are invited on the  following recently published IJME papers.  If you are not a subscriber to the IJME and wish to comment on a paper, contact

IJME Part A3 2019

IJME 515: A review of methods for hydro-acoustic analysis of non-cavitating marine propellers

IJME 523: Evaluation of the root cause of failure in a crawler crane machine using hybrid MCDM model

IJME 526: Deriving safety requirements  hierarchies for families of maritime systems

IJME 539: Identifying and scheduling DDOS-application layer attacks in marine, oil & gas exploration assets on-board system like PMS, sensor based data systems

IJME 541: Study of gas fuel leakage and explosion in the engine room of a small LNG-fuelled ship

IJME 542A: An integrated fuzzy MCDM model for evaluation and selection of a suitable tugboat

IJME 543: Simulation of a vessel berthing using ARENA: Case of beirut container terminal

IJME 545: Viability of using engine room simulators for evaluation machinery performance and energy management onboard ships

IJME 546: Application of fuzzy TOPSIS model for container port selection considering environmental factors

IJME 552: Operational behaviour of an offshore multipurpose support vessel in the eastern mediterranean sea

IJME 557: The direct evaluation method of dead ship stability for intact ship

IJME Part A2 2019

IJME 518: The Classification of Pipe-Lay Vessels and Heavy-Lift Crane Vessels

IJME 519: Risk Management of Terminal On-Site Operations for Special Bulk Cargos in Taiwan

IJME 520: Study of Airflow Around Ship with Rigid Sail Array and Potential Array Propulsive Power

IJME 522: High-Speed Wave-Piercing Catamaran Global Loads Determined by FEA and Sea Trials

IJME 530: An Efficient Graph Theory-Based Algorithm for Ship Trajectory Planning

IJME 532: Energy Efficiency Based Operation of Compressed Air System on Ships to Reduce Fuel Consumption and CO2 Emission

IJME 533: Control of Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle Using Model Predictive Control

IJME 538: Development of a Mathematical Model for Performance Prediction of Planing Catamaran in Calm Water

IJME 502tn: Flame Spread and Smoke & Toxicity Testing Interpretations for Plastic Pipes

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