Instruction For Authors

Chapter 1 Contents and Author(s) of Journal

Article 1 (Purpose)
This rule intends to specify contribution of literatures to be published on the Journal of the Navigation and Port Research (hereinafter referred to as “JNPR”).

Article 2 (Qualification for Contribution)
The author who wants to contribute to the Journal is to be a member of the Korean Institute of Navigation and Port Research (hereinafter referred to as “KINPR”) in principle and even for the co-authors, except the case for the editorial committee's special approval.

Article 3 (Subject and Scope of Manuscript)

The subject and scope are enlisted in Article 2 (Scientific Scope) of 『Editor's and Reviewer's Guide』of KINPR and all the contents of the manuscript go to the author's responsibility.

Article 4 (Field of Contents and Number of Pages)
The contents and number of pages to be published cover the following fields in principle.

Article 5 (Manuscript compliance)
The author should comply with the following manuscript requirements.
① The contents of manuscripts shall be those results which were not published or requested to be published on the other scientific journals and should be original and confidential.
② The manuscript which had presented at the conference proceeding of KINPR shall be published in principle, except the case for the editorial committee's special approval. All submitted manuscripts should be original and should not be considered by other scientific journals for publication at the same time.
③ The authors comply with the form of manuscript in principle as follows:(1) The title and author's name(s), (2) The abstract, (3) The key words, (4) Introduction, (5) The main manuscript (theoretical analysis, experimental method, results and analyse, investigation), (6) Conclusion, (7) References, (8) Appendix, etc.
④ The author(s), who want(s) to publish the manuscript presented in the previous conference proceeding, should include the title, conference name, place, date, and pages in the footnote of the manuscript.
⑤ Manuscripts are considered with the understanding that their content has not been published or not being submitted for publication elsewhere. If the author(s) wished a duplicated or a secondary publication, for example, for the readers of a different language, the author must obtain approval from the editors-in-chief of both the first and second journals.
⑥ Only those who have made significant contributions to the preparation and publication of the manuscript are eligible for authorship and should take responsibility for the same. Each author should sign electronically the Authorship Responsibility and Copyright Transfer Agreement Form attesting that he or she fulfills the authorship criteria after acceptance for publication. Authors are required to identify their contributions to the work described at the title page of the manuscript.

Article 6 (Review and editorial column)
The review and editorial column should include the suggestions and opinions related the contents and activities of KINPR.

Article 7 (Future prospect)
The future prospect should be described fairly the past, present, and future of KINPR based on the objective view of data.

Article 8 (Explanation)
The explanation should include the detail descriptions on the most recent growth of KINPR related.

Article 9 (Lecture )

The lecture should include easier description on the basic principal or technology and method of the scientifically established area related to KINPR.

Article 10 (Materials and data)
The materials and data should include general descriptions on the technical data useful to KINPR.

Article 11 (Technical report)
The technical report contains the practical value of engineering and technology that might be applicable to the actual field.

Article 12 (Symposium and workshop records)
The Symposium and workshop records are only those for KINPR supported and organized.

Article 13 (Travel, field trip, and visiting records)

The Travel, field trip, and visiting records contain the author's experience and feeling after the travel, field trip, and visiting, which is valuable to the members.

Article 14 (News and announcement)
The News and announcement introduces the new informations on navigation and port.

Article 15 (Committee report)
The Committee report covers the progress and outcome reports from each technical and other committees of KINPR.

Article 16 (Member's opinion)
The Member's opinion deals with the members' written letters to KINPR for open opinions and suggestions on the affairs and activities of KINPR.

Article 17 (Other articles)

The Other articles are to be accepted by the editorial committee's discussion.

Chapter 2 Manuscript Reception

Article 18 (Receipt of manuscript)
All manuscripts should be received through the KINPR online system (ACOMS). Further information about submitting, please contact the editorial office.
Online Web address :
Email address :, Tel : +82-51-410-4127
Mail address : Korean Institute of Navigation and Port Research (KINPR
M-116 Korea Maritime University
727 Taejong-ro, Youngdo-gu, Busan, 606-791, Korea

Article 19 (Amendment and supplement of contents)
Requested manuscript for amendment and supplement of contents should be arrived within 6 month in principle with the response of the author(s) and the corrected manuscript, or it would be denied for publication.

Article 20 (Manuscript submission)

All manuscripts should be submitted through the KINPR online system (ACOMS) along with the completed "Author's Checklist" attached below <Table 1>.

Article 21 (Original manuscript printout)

All manuscripts should be submitted in quadruplicate or followed the guide of the KINPR online system (ACOMS).

Chapter 3 Peer Review and Publication Process

Article 22 (Acceptance or rejection)
The Editor-in-Chief will make a final decision on the approval for publication of thesubmitted manuscripts through the Editorial Board meeting.

Article 23 (Revision)

After the reception of the manuscripts, it is a rule to deny in principle the request of revision and addition from the authors.

Article 24 (Review of manuscripts)

Editor-in-Chief should be confirmed the completed "Author's Checklist" prior to assignment of editors. Then, the review of manuscripts is assignment of editors in the corresponding field by the Editor-in-Chief. Reviewers are unaware of the identity of the authors, and authors are also unaware of the identity of reviewers. There are at least three or more reviewers for the total number of articles in each issue. Selected reviewers screening the manuscript accroding to Korean Institute of Navigation and Port Research's paper review and editorial board regulations. According to the reviewers' opinion, the associate editors will make the decision on the manuscript whether it will be accepted or not, except the case of any difficulties which needs the Editorial Board's opinion. Here, the names of reviewers will not open to the authors.

Article 25 (Reply to Reviewers)

After revising the manuscript according to the reviewer's opinion, the author should upload the revised files with a reply to each item of the reviewer's opinion.

Article 26 (Correction)

The accepted manuscript for publication, which contains uncommon terms, characters, spells etc. in general, might be corrected by the Editorial Board. In the process of printing the final manuscript, the correction by author is allowed only once. In this case the author shall not change the content of the body.

Article 27 (Reprints) Authors of technical paper and report will receive 30 reprints of the manuscripts and will pay for the

reprints over 30. Other authors should pay the reprint with their own expenses.

Article 28 (Manuscript Fee)

The authors of Review and editorial column, Future prospect, Explanation, Materials and data, Symposium and workshop records, Travel, field trip, and visiting records might have some amount of manuscript fees in case of KINPR's necessity.

Article 29 (Contribution Fee)

① Contribution fee is composed of the review fee and publishing fee.
② The authors need to comply to pay the contribution fee. If a manuscript exceeds the limit of pages, the authors will be invoiced a mandatory excess-page charge for each page above the limit.
③ The contribution fee for an urgent technical paper will be 2.5 times of the base fee and the case for the research by the research sponsorship or foundation will be the extra amount together with the base limit.
④ The contribution fee for the english manuscripts and papers presented in the conferences organized by KINPR might be reduced.
⑤ For the contribution fee, it should be referred to the detailed rule.

Article 30 (Review Fee)

Reviewers of the technical paper will have the review fee and this should be referred to the detailed rule.

Article 31 (Manuscript Return)
The submitted manuscripts are not to be returned to the authors

Chapter 4 Manuscript Preparation

Article 32 (Guideline)
Manuscripts should be written in Korean or English with consistency in principle. The following items should be enlisted in a separate sheet and not marked in the main manuscript.
① Indication of technical paper, review and editorial column, future prospect, or explanation.
② Title and name of author(s): A single author is to be the representative and corresponding author. For the multiple authors, the first author is the representative and corresponding author but the separated corresponding author should be listed in last with the mark "†" in front of last name.
③ Date of presentation made in KINPR
④ Membership status
⑤ Institutional affiliations with mailing and email addresses
⑥ Telephone numbe

Article 33 (Abstract and Key words)

A short abstract (Korean 400 words, English 110 words) and key words (5-10 A-17 words) should precede the manuscript.

Article 34 (Title)

The title (10 words) of the manuscript should reflect the contents of the paper as briefly as possible.
① Korean manuscript : Korean title, English title, Korean name of the author(s), and English name of the Author(s).
② English manuscript : English title and English name of the Author(s).
③ English name of the author(s) : Full name (First, Middle, Last name) in italics.

Article 35 (Form of Main body)

Manuscripts should be typewritten clearly on the JNPR template and be organized in the following order; Introduction, Main body of the manuscript, Conclusions, Acknowledgements, References, and Appendices.

Article 36 (Figures)
Figures should be ready for photographic reproduction. All figures should be each supplied as individual, high-quality files separately from the manuscript, in an appropriate HANGUL or MS Word format.

Article 37 (Tables and Equations)
These should be numbered in Arabic numerals in the order of mention in the text. A table should have a descriptive title(above the table in English) and appropriate column headings. Equations should be in the separate lines. Type superscripts and subscripts clearly above or below the base line. Equation numbers should be arabic numerals enclosed in parentheses on the right-hand margin. They should be cited in the text as, for example, Eq.(1), or Eqs.(2)~(5).

Article 38 (General Text Style)
The scientific term refers to "Scientific and Technical Terms Reference Book" published by MEST(Ministry of Education, Science And Technology) or KOFST(The Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies). Scientific unit with arabic numerals should be followed by the International System of Units(SI).

Article 39 (References)
List all references at the end of manuscript alphabetically by last name of the first author numbered consecutively with arabic numerals. To cite sources in the text, use the author-date method; list last names of authors, then the year(see the examples).
(example) Sparrow(1980a), a discussion(Sparrow, 1980b ; Lee and Yang, 1997), Abbott et al.(2000), a standard(ASTM, 1977),...
[1] Hong, K. D.(2002), The Navigation and Port Research, KINPR Press , pp. 110-226.
[2] Sparrow, E. M.(1980a), "Parallel Processing···.", Numerical Heat Transfer, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 250-256.
[3] Sparrow, E. M.(1980b), "Froced-Convection Heat Transfer in a Duct having Spanwise- Peridoc Rectanggular Protuberances", Numerical Heat Transfer, Vol. 2, pp. 149-167.
Remark 1) Web site citation example : "MOMAF (2005), Number of ships Entry,"
2) References for Text should be written without " " but articles in journals or proceedings with " ".
Consults a current copy of journal for specific examples of style and general recommendations.

Article 40 (Manuscript template)

Authors are requested to follow the manuscript guidelines. In addition, the JKINPR template can be downloaded from in word processor file format of "Hangul" for Korean edition or Microsoft "Word" for English edition.

Article 41 (Research and publication ethics )
The authors must keep Research and publication ethics and agree “Statement of copyright transfer”. For the policies on the research and publication ethics not stated in this instuctions, International standards for editors and authors ( can be applied.

Article 42 (The others)
The contents which is not described here refers to other societies' rule.                                                         

Additional Rule (Mar. 29, 2002)
This rule shall become effective from Mar. 29, 2002.                                                         

Additional Rule (Nov. 30, 2005)
This rule shall become effective from Nov. 30, 2005.                                                         

Additional Rule (Nov. 22, 2006)
This rule shall become effective from Dec. 1, 2006.                                                         

Additional Rule (Jun. 23, 2008)
This amended rule shall become effective from Jun. 23, 2008.                                                         

Additional Rule (Aug. 3, 2010)
This amended rule shall become effective from Aug. 3, 2010.                                                         

Additional Rule (Feb. 24, 2012)
This amended rule shall become effective from Feb. 24, 2012.