2023 International Conference on Maritime and Transport Logistics (MTL)





New Technologies and Strategies for Sustainable Development


The China Maritime Institute and the Department of Shipping and Transportation Management at National Taiwan Ocean University are organizing the International Conference on Maritime and Transport Logistics (MTL) 2023 in Keelung, Taiwan, from 24 to 27 May 2023 (Wednesday-Saturday).

The theme of the conference is “New Technologies and Strategies for Sustainable Development”. The conference plays a platform of interactions on how stakeholders from the universities, institutions, industry managers, government and related associations can work together and discuss the issues of strategies, technologies, environment, economics, policy, and operations management, despite the difficulties or disruptions brought since COVID-19. Selected quality papers will be recommended for publication in the Special issues, including Maritime Business Review (ESCI and Scopus Index) and Maritime Quarterly.

Important Dates:

Submission deadline of full

paper/abstract: April 30, 2023

Conference website:

Submission & Topics

We are looking for papers focusing on the following topics related to maritime, logistics, aviation, port and transport logistics, but not restricted to:

  •       Autonomous ship (regulation, technology and security)
  •       Artificial intelligence
  •       Application of blockchain in shipping
  •       Cruise operations and management
  •       Port operations and management
  •       Shipping finance and investment
  •       Decarbonization
  •       Forecasting and market analysis
  •       Service quality and customer behavior
  •       Logistics and supply chain management
  •       Sustainability, green shipping and corporate social responsibility
  •       Marine insurance and risk management
  •       Application of digital technology
  •       Big data analytics
  •       Ferry services and short-sea shipping
  •       Maritime policy
  •       Intermodal transport
  •       Ship leasing and chartering
  •       Safety and security
  •       Airport operations and management
  •       Aviation operations and management
  •       Human capital, education and training
  •       Maritime law and legal issue


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