The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers provides many opportunities for researchers and working professionals to publish and share their knowledge. Copyright transfer agreements allow SNAME to disseminate author work in accordance with the Society's mission and bylaws.
The Society does not allow commercialization in formal presentations or published papers. Authors and presenters are generally expected to provide their professional affiliations, and where appropriate they are expected to acknowledge support received, including that received from commercial concerns. However use of trademarked names, display of corporate logos, or analogous practices is discouraged.
Formatting guidelines for papers and presentations (Word document), (PowerPoint template)
SNAME journals do not publish papers that have been previously published in other pee- reviewed journals or are under consideration for publication with another publication.
Journal of Ship Production and Design
Journal of Ship Research
Journal of Sailboat Technology
SNAME holds a number of topical symposia throughout the year. A current listing of Call for Papers can be seen here.
SNAME Annual Meeting
Ship Production Symposia
T&R Bulletins and Reports
Reviewed by the Technical and Research Committees, T&R bulletins and reports provide valuable information and research results in all fields through the industry.
T&R Committees and Chair contact information can be found here.
SNAME publishes text and reference books in all areas of the marine field. If you are interested in publishing a book with SNAME a business plan is required for approval from the Executive Committee. For more information contact the Publications Director. For a complete listing of SNAME's text and reference books look here.
Section Papers and Presentations
Each of SNAME's 17 Sections hold technical meetings which provide an opportunity to present a technical paper or presentation. Once presented these papers are then included in SNAME's Technical Papers Database to provide for an even wider audience.
To use SNAME copyrighted materials in your published research please use this form.