NAV 2012 17th International Conference on Ships and Shipping Research

Centro Congressi Università di Napoli Federico II

October 17, 2012 – October 19, 2012

NAV 2012 International Conference is organized by ATENA (Italian Association of Marine Engineering) in collaboration with the University Federico II and the University Parthenope of Naples.

The beautiful city of Naples is an ideal location for this NAV meeting. Firstly, it offers the opportunity to co-operate with such important academic institutions as the Federico II and the Parthenope Universities. Furthermore, Naples is a strategically important port, and home to important shipowning companies and several shipyards engaged in the production of both merchant ships and pleasure crafts.


The conference location will be Centro Congressi Università di Napoli Federico II, Via Partenope 36, Naples (opposite Castel dell'Ovo).

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ISSN Code granted to the volume of the Proceedings


We are pleased to inform that the Code ISSN 2282-8397 has been granted to the volume of the Proceedings of the Conference.

For further informations, contact the NAV 2012 Organisng Committee Secretary.


Posted: 2013-11-19

NAV 2012 in number


Three days of conferences, ten technical sessions, two workshops and a symposium, for an overall amount of 90 papers and 180 international accreditations, of public and speakers, with a 30% of foreigners. These are some of the numbers of NAV 2012, the conference organized by ATENA, Associazione Italiana di Tecnica Navale, in Naples in October 2012, involving researchers, entrepreneur, major company’s dealers, academics: the composition of the public was varied and highly qualified, intentionally diversified to emphasize the needing of activate the dialogue between theory and application.

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NAV 2012 on the press


The NAV 2012 Conference was amply mentioned and reported on the press.

You can read all press clippings (mainly Italian) by linking to Rassegna NAV 2012_rid.pdf

Posted: 2012-10-31

Thanking the Authors


NAV 2012 proved to be a major event for the ship and shipping research international community.


Many and new topics were addressed by excellent speakers, discussion panelists and the audience. More than 150 delegates attended the conference sessions, workshops, symposium. The lively debates which concluded every session were significant evidence of the importance and validity of the presentations.
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