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ICNAT 2017 : 19th International Conference on Naval Architecture and Transportation

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICNAT

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICNAT 2017: 19th International Conference on Naval Architecture and Transportation aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Naval Architecture and Transportation. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Naval Architecture and Transportation.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Naval Architecture and Transportation are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICNAT 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Naval Architecture and Transportation. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) A Comparative Analysis of Heuristics Applied to Collecting Used Lubricant Oils Generated in the City of Pereira, Colombia
Diana Fajardo, Sebastián Ortiz, Oscar Herrera, Angélica Santis
2) An Intelligent Transportation System for Safety and Integrated Management of Railway Crossings
M. Magrini, D. Moroni, G. Palazzese, G. Pieri, D. Azzarelli, A. Spada, L. Fanucci, O. Salvetti
3) The Cost Structure of Intermodal Transportation: The Chilean Case
Mabel A. Leva
4) Towards Sustainable Urban Transportation Case Studies
R. M. R. Hussein
5) Impacts of Rail Transportation Projects on Urban Areas in Izmir-Turkey
Y. Egercioglu, S. Yalciner
6) Optimization and GIS-Based Intelligent Decision Support System for Urban Transportation Systems Analysis
Mohamad K. Hasan, Hameed Al-Qaheri
7) Geomatics Techniques for Urban Transport Planning
Hafid Mohamed Amine, Nechniche H.
8) Recent Developments in Electric Vehicles for Passenger Car Transport
Amela Ajanovic
9) Security in Crosswalks
A. Gutiérrez, A. Castillo, J.M. Gómez, J.M. Gutiérrez, A. García-Cabot
10) How to Build and Evaluate a Solution Method: An Illustration for the Vehicle Routing Problem
Nicolas Zufferey
11) Promoting Electric Vehicles for Sustainable Urban Transport: How to Do It This Time Right
Reinhard Haas, Amela Ajanovic
12) The Adoption of Halal Transportations Technologies for Halal Logistics Service Providers in Malaysia
Mohd Iskandar Illyas Tan, Raziah Noor Razali, Zuhra Junaida Husny
13) Sustainable Urban Transport Management and Its Strategies
Touba Amirazodi
14) Walking and Sustainable Urban Transportation
Khashayar Kashani Jou
15) Possibilistic Clustering Technique-Based Traffic Light Control for Handling Emergency Vehicle
F. Titouna, S. Benferhat, K. Aksa, C. Titouna