10th PAAMES / AMEC 2023

Aim and Scope

Welcome to the 10th PAAMES and AMEC 2023

Hosted by

  The Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers
  The Japan Institute of Marine Engineering
  Japan Institute of Navigation

Pan Asian Association of Maritime Engineering Societies (PAAMES) was organized to attain the objectives of
  • Promoting science and technology in maritime engineering,
  • Supporting the development of maritime industry,
  • Exchanging scientific information,
  • Improving the status of maritime engineers, and
  • Enhancing cooperation and collaboration among the member organizations in Asia-Pacific countries and regions.
The 1st PAAMES meeting was held in Shanghai, China from October 26-29, 2004 in conjunction with the 4th New S-Tech Conference. After the conference the International Standing Committee (ISC) of the 1st PAAMES decided to change the name of New-S Tech to Advanced Maritime Engineering Conference (AMEC) in order to widen the scope, and to strengthen the link with PAAMES. The 2nd PAAMES meeting and AMEC 2006 were held in Cheju National University in Jeju Island, Korea from October 18-20, 2006. The 3rd PAAMES meeting and AMEC 2008 were organized in Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan from October 20-22, 2008. The 4th PAAMES meeting and AMEC 2010 took place in National University of Singapore, Singapore from December 6-8, 2010. The 5th PAAMES and AMEC 2012 were hosted in the Evergreen International Convention Center, Taipei, Taiwan from December 10-12, 2012. The 6th PAAMES meeting and AMEC 2014 was held in Zhejiang Hotel, Hangzhou, China from October 28-30, 2014. The 7th PAAMES meeting and AMEC 2016 were held in the Hong Kong Jockey Club, Hong Kong, China from October 13-14, 2016. The 8th PAAMES meeting and AMEC 2018 were organized in BEXCO, Busan, Korea, from October 16-19, 2018. The 9th PAAMES meeting and AMEC 2021 were held in St. Petersburg Marine Technical University, St. Petersburg, Russia, from September 20-22, 2021. 

Initiatives for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Shipping
  • Carbon Neutrality in Maritime Industry
  • Research, Development and Technology for Zero Emission Ships
  • Current Situation and Development of Alternative Fu
Initiatives for Efficient Use of Ocean Renewable Energy
  • Technology Development and Maintenance of Offshore Wind Power Generation Facilities
  • New Technology of Tidal, Current, and Wave Energy Converters
  • Development and Operation of Wind Powered / Wind Assisted Ships
Initiatives for Enhance Sustainable Development in Maritime Sectors
  • Digital Transformation in Maritime Industry, including Digital Shipyard
  • Research, Development and Technology for Smart Ships and New Concept Ships
  • New Technology of Maritime Industry, including Shipboard Machinery
  • Computer Application in Maritime Engineering
  • Maritime Education and Training
  • Current Situation and Development of Autonomous Shipping
  • Development International Regulation in IMO and Classification Societies 
  • Other Topics in Maritime Engineering