The 7th International Symposium on Ship Operations, Management and Economics (SOME) will be held in Athens, Greece on April 2 and 3, 2020.

The Symposium will bring together ship operators, technical managers, naval architects, marine engineers, academics, classification societies and marine transportation policy-makers to discuss and debate important issues for the maritime industry.

Topics of interest of SOME 2020 include:

• Operations, maintenance and repairs
• Fleet management
• Innovative technologies
• Emissions from ships
• Maritime economics
• Financing and insurance
• Ship design
• Manning and human factors
• Risk management
• Cargo handling concepts
• Environmental management
• Short sea shipping
• Safety, security and classification issues
• Communications and navigation
• Energy saving in shipping
• Digitalization of shipping
• Ship propulsion
• Alternative marine fuels


September 30, 2019
abstracts due
October 25, 2019 abstract acceptance notification
December 20, 2019 draft papers due
January 30, 2020 paper acceptance notification
March 1, 2020 final papers due in electronic form.

Those interested in submitting an abstract should send it to:

Associate Professor Nikolaos P. Ventikos, Chairman of Papers Committee

Laboratory for Maritime Transport
Professor Lambros Kaiktsis, Co-Chairman of Papers Committee
Division of Marine Engineering
School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Iroon Polytechneiou 9, Zografou 15773, Greece
Voice: +30-210-7723563; Fax: +30-210-7721408
E-mail: niven@deslab.ntua.gr
Papers should be of non-advertising nature. There will be a peer review of accepted full papers prior to the printing of the symposium proceedings. Abstracts should be between 200 and 300 words. Submissions should include paper title and authors’ names, affiliations and contact details (address, phone, fax and email).

For more information about SOME 2020, contact Sofia Iliogrammenou, siliogrammenou@sname.org