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World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development
World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development


MSMI 2020: Special Issue on: "Emerging Research in Sustainable Development of Marine and Maritime Sectors"

Guest Editors:
Dr. Mohammed Ali Sharafuddin, Dr. Thanapong Chaichana and Dr. Pimonpan Kaewprachu, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Dr. S. Franklin John, CMS Institute of Management Studies, India

The concept of the blue economy is evolving and it's far more than the economic and market opportunities. It covers wide areas of activities including maritime transportation, fisheries and seafood products, ocean litter management, sustainability, environmental protection, renewable energy generation, climate change studies, coastal, marine and maritime tourism. The importance of blue economy has been recognised and included in the 14th goal (Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development) of the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Such evolution, growth and the emerging importance of blue economy has brought in interest among academicians, researchers and industry practitioners.

College of Maritime Studies and Management, Chiang Mai University is conducting an 1st International Conference entitled "Maritime Studies and Marine Innovation (MSMI, 11 December 2020)" in Bangkok to enhance the International academic research and to bring together, share research outcomes and experiences of academicians, researchers, scholars, and policymakers of various domains working in maritime sectors.

Subject Coverage
This conference specific issue calls for the revised and expanded version of the full papers from authors attending "Maritime Studies and Marine Innovation Conference (MSMI, 11th December 2020)" organized by College of Maritime Studies and Management, Chiang Mai University in Bangkok, Thailand. The full paper submission in this issue must cover anyone of the below mentioned maritime sector related sustainability studies:
  • Sustainable maritime practices
  • Bio-Circular-Green (BCG) Economy based Coastal, Marine and Maritime Research
  • Modern sustainability practices and innovation in the Maritime Industry
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Marine Food Processing and Preservation Technology
  • New measurement models for sustainable development in maritime sectors
  • Simulation and Maritime Computing
  • Maritime Big Data analysis

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written and if appropriate written permissions have been obtained from any copyright holders of the original paper).

All papers are refereed through a peer review process.

All papers must be submitted online. To submit a paper, please read our Submitting articles page.

If you have any queries concerning this special issue, please email the Guest Editors:
Dr. Mohammed Ali Sharafuddin:
Dr. Thanapong Chaichana:
Dr. Pimonpan Kaewprachu:

Important Dates

Manuscripts due by: 10 May, 2021

Notification to authors: 10 July, 2021

Final versions due by: 10 September, 2021