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Where Industry Meets Academia

Trondheim, Norway, 29–30 October 2024

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  • MTEC 2024: International Maritime and Port Technology and Development Conference. ICMASS 2024: The 6th International Conference on Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships

  • The old wharves by Nidelven river in Trondheim
    The Nidelven river runs through Trondheim City. Photo: Kjell T. Næsgaard/NTNU

  • Illustration: Zero emission vessels docking at terminal
    Illustration: Mikael Sætereid

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Welcome to the joint conference for the International Maritime and Port Technology and Development Conference (MTEC) and the 6th International Conference on Maritime Autonomous Surface Ship (ICMASS) 2024.

MTEC and ICMASS bring together academia and industry from around the world showcasing cutting-edge research and development within maritime technology, autonomous ships and port operations.

The conference will be held in Trondheim, Norway, on the 29th and 30th of October 2024. Trondheim, Norway’s hub for technological innovation, has utilized its rich maritime heritage to position itself at the forefront of maritime innovation. With the world’s first test area for autonomous ships, Trondheim has gained a leading position in the field of autonomous ship technology through collaboration between maritime stakeholders.

This year's conference topics include:

  • Green shipping and ports
  • Smart and autonomous ship and port operations
  • Maritime safety
  • Maritime digitalization, connectivity and cybersecurity

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline: 31 May 2024
Early registration: 15 August 2024
MTEC/ICMASS 2024 conference: 29–30 October 2024


Sponsorship Opportunities

To become a conference sponsor, please contact: for more information.


Organisers RSB


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In collaboration with:

INAS - International Network of Autonomous ShipsMPA SingaporeSMITCOMSNFAS

Supported by:

Innovation NorwayThe Research Counsil of Norway