• Recruitment Announcement: Specialized Editorial Board Members


    Concern about Ocean Sustainability, Renewable Energy, Space Utilization, or Bio-resource Conservation? We're expanding our Editorial Board and inviting Respected Researchers to join us!

    **Why Now?**
    - Our journal is on a growth trajectory.
    - Be part of a community dedicated to ocean advancements.
    - Elevate your profile in a globally recognized journal.

    **How to Apply:**
    Ready to contribute to ocean sciences? For more details you can check here: How to become a member of the Editorial Board

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  • Sustainable Marine Structures Now Indexed in EBSCO Database!


    Dear Readers, Authors, and Scholars,

    We are delighted to announce that Sustainable Marine Structures (ISSN 2661-3158) is now indexed in the EBSCO database. This achievement signifies the international recognition of the journal's outstanding contributions to the fields of marine engineering, sustainability, and related areas.

    The EBSCO database is a globally leading academic database, providing high-quality academic resources for researchers, scholars, and professionals. Being indexed by EBSCO will further expand the journal's influence, allowing more readers and researchers to access cutting-edge research in marine structures, sustainability, and related domains.

    We express our gratitude to all editorial board members, authors, and reviewers for their hard work, as well as to our readers and supporters for their trust and attention. We look forward to continuing to deliver high-quality research to the global academic community in this new phase.

    Thank you for your support of Sustainable Marine Structures.



    Editorial Team

    Sustainable Marine Structures

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  • Honors for Editorial Board: Stanford's 'Top 2% of Scientists 2023' List


    Stanford University has recently unveiled its "World's Top 2% of Scientists 2023" list, which features nine distinguished members of the editorial board of Sustainable Marine Structures (ISSN: 2661-3158).

    This ranking, based on bibliometric data from Scopus, highlights the top 2% of scientists globally, categorizing them into various fields. It offers two categories: Career-long Impact Ranking (1960-2022 data) and Single Year Impact Ranking (2022 data). The Career-long Impact Ranking assesses lifelong contributions, while the Single Year Impact Ranking looks at recent academic impact. The list provides a measure of the long-term research performance of scientists, which can more objectively and truthfully reflect the influence of scientists.

    We extend our warmest congratulations to our Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. Erkan Oterkus, and the eight esteemed Editorial Board Members for this outstanding achievement. We wholeheartedly thank them for their substantial contributions to the advancement and growth of Sustainable Marine Structures.

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  • Welcoming Prof. Lin Li as Associate Editor of Sustainable Marine Structures


    We are thrilled to announce and extend our warmest congratulations to Dr. Lin Li on her promotion to the esteemed position of Associate Editor at Sustainable Marine Structures.

    Dr. Lin Li is an Associate Professor in the field of Marine Technology at the University of Stavanger. She holds a Ph.D. degree from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

    Since joining the SMS editorial board team, Dr. Li's contributions and impact have been a positive catalyst for the development of the journal with her expertise and enthusiasm. As an Associate Editor, Dr. Lin Li's profound insights and contributions will undoubtedly enrich the journal's editorial processes and further enhance the quality of research published in Sustainable Marine Structures. We extend our sincere congratulations once again to Dr. Li and eagerly anticipate the remarkable collaborations and advancements that her expertise will bring to the journal.

    Please join us in welcoming Dr. Lin Li to her new role and celebrating her continued contributions to the field of Marine Technology.

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  • Welcome Professor Yufei Wu to the Sustainable Marine Structures Editorial Board


    Yu-Fei Wu is a Professor in the College of Civil and Transportation Engineering at Shenzhen University in China and the School of Engineering at RMIT University in Australia. He received his PhD from the University of Adelaide, Australia.

    His research interests are mainly in the field of structural engineering, including concrete materials and structures, marine structures, structural engineering design, composite materials and structures, FRP structures, and structural repair, and he has published numerous high-quality academic papers in this field. He has been listed in Elsevier's "China's Highly Cited Scholars" list in the field of civil engineering and has been listed in Stanford University's World's Top 2% Scientists in Civil Engineering. career ranking in the top 100 worldwide.

    We believe that the addition of Prof. Yufei Wu will further enhance the reputation and influence of our journal. His joining us is a testament to our team's commitment to excellence. Let's warmly welcome Prof. Yufei Wu and jointly advance the field of sustainable marine structures.

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  • SMS achieves Level 1 recognition: New progress for Sustainable Marine Structures


    We are thrilled to announce that Sustainable Marine Structures (SMS) has successfully passed a rigorous assessment by the Norwegian Council for Higher Education and Skills and has been recognized as a Level 1 journal.

    We would like to express our sincere gratitude to our editorial board members Associate Professor Lin Li, University of Stavanger, Norway, and Editor-in-Chief Professor Erkan Oterkus and Professor Xiang Yuan Zheng for their outstanding contribution to this process. Their dedication and hard work have contributed to this well-deserved recognition. We look forward to seeing the continued success and growth of SMS in the future.

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  • Welcome to be our Guest Editors!


    Sustainable Marine Structures is seeking potential guest editors, whether this is your first editorial experience or you already have excellent organizational experience. Our editorial team will be on hand to support you and make your experience more positive. We hope to increase the visibility of SMS while being able to publish research that provides leading momentum on a variety of topical issues in sustainable ocean research. We look forward to hearing from qualified researchers who are interested in this exciting opportunity to contribute to the field of sustainable ocean structures.

    You can become a Guest Editor in two ways:

    1. Received a contribution invitation (Topics suggested by the Editors and Editorial Board Members, and you are an acknowledged expert on a particular topic).
    2. Submit a proposal for a special issue to our journal (In addition to a topic suggested by the Editor-in-Chief or Editorial Board Members, you may also propose any theme for a Special Issue that fits the scope of the journal).

    Those wishing to guest edit a Special Issue should submit a proposal to the editorial office at:

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  • Important Update: Changes to Publication Schedule and Scope at Sustainable Marine Structures


    Dear authors, reviewers, editors, and readers,

    We wish to inform you of an important change regarding the Sustainable Marine Structures journal. In our ongoing efforts to enhance the quality and service of the journal, we have decided to modify our publication schedule and Scope. This change aims to better meet the needs of our readers and authors, facilitating the advancement of research in sustainable marine structures.

    Here are the details of the new publication schedule:

    Previous Publication Dates: January and July each year.
    New Publication Dates: March and September each year.

    It's important to note that we will maintain the same publication frequency as before. This means that you can expect to see our excellent content in the new publication schedule. This change will positively impact the journal's publication process, review cycles, and interactions with authors and reviewers.

    Additionally, we would like to inform you that we have partially adjusted the scope of the journal's inclusions as a result of discussions within the editorial board team. This ensures that our content remains highly relevant and aligned with the objectives of the journal. Please check:

    Furthermore, we encourage more authors to submit research related to sustainable marine structures, which will further advance this field. We look forward to exploring the future of the sustainable marine structures field with you in this new publication schedule.

    If you have any concerns, questions, or require additional information, please don't hesitate to reach out to us( Thank you!


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  • Call for Papers!


    Sustainable Marine Structures  is looking for more partners and welcomes cooperation from universities and laboratories to promote the development of sustainable marine environment and marine engineering. Specific proposals can be submitted to the office:


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  • Call for Reviewers


    Reviewers are critical to the publication process. Sustainable Marine Structures is looking for reviewers who excel in their field of study and have practical experience to join the Sustainable Marine Structures Reviewer Panel. We also welcome applications from renowned editors.

    Please read the following points before applying:

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