Ensuring Sustainability in Marine Industry


The journey of the regional conference on Marine Technology began in 1998. Since then this conference had been organised biennially until 2008 based on the concept that of the ASEAN countries will form a regional network and cooperation between academics and industries. After the success of these biennial regional conferences, this time it is going to take place as an international event. This international conference on Marine Technology (MARTEC 2018), Malaysia is an effort for providing a platform for exchanging ideas, experiences and research works in various areas of Marine Technology.The history of MARTEC is as follows:

1st MARTEC: ITS, Indonesia, 1998
2nd MARTEC: ITS, Indonesia, 2000
3rd MARTEC: ITS, Indonesia, 2002
4th MARTEC: UTM, Malaysia, 2004
5th MARTEC: UNHAS, Indonesia, 2006
6th MARTEC: University Indonesia, 2008
7th MARTEC: BUET, Bangladesh, 2010
8th MARTEC: UMT, Malaysia, 2012
9th MARTEC: ITS, Indonesia, 2014
10th MARTEC: BUET, Bangladesh, 2016
11th MARTEC: UTM, Malaysia, 2018


Objectives of MARTEC 2018

In the 10th International Conference on Marine Technology, it is declared that The 11th International Conference on Marine Technology (MARTEC 2018) will be held in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia. This conference is targeted for:

• encouraging better cooperation between academic institutions and industries.
• strengthening regional and international networking.
• providing a forum for sharing knowledge among regional and international researchers in the field of marine technology.


Scopes of MARTEC 2018

In this MARTEC 2018, the conference will be held in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur Campus located at Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra, Kampung Datuk Keramat. The scope of the Conference is broad, covering all aspects of the maritime activity including:

  • Ship Design
  • Shipbuilding Technology
  • Ship Resistance and Propulsion
  • Sea Keeping and Manoeuvring
  • Marine Structure and Materials
  • Marine Hydrodynamics
  • Ocean and Offshore Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Ship Economics
  • Dredging Technology
  • Port and Harbor Engineering
  • Ship Safety and Environmental Protection
  • Ship Recycling
  • Maritime Education and Training
  • Maritime Regulation and Policies
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Marine Enterprise and Management
  • Fluid Mechanical and Heat Transfer
  • Ocean Renewable Energy

The official language of the event will be in English.