Marine Science

Marine Science publishes articles, short communications, and critical reviews that contribute to our scientific understanding of marine systems and the impact of human activities. The Journal serves as a foundation for scientific advice across the broad spectrum of management and conservation issues related to the marine environment. Oceanography, marine habitats, living resources, ecology and related management topics constitute the key elements of papers eligible for publication. Integrated studies that bridge gaps between traditional disciplines are particularly welcome. The scope of the journal also includes economic, social, and public administration studies to the extent that they are directly related to management of the seas and are of general interest to marine scientists. Papers of both fundamental and applied approaches are accepted.

Tarek Elsayed

Editorial Board Member of Marine Science

Professor, Arab Academy for Science & Technology and Maritime Transport, Egypt

Research Areas

Offshore Engineering, Marine structures, risk assessment, structural mechanics, pipeline engineering


1998Ph.D.Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering , University of California at Berkeley, USA
1994M.Sc.Ocean Engineering, University of Connecticut, USA
1990B.Sc.Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture, University of Alexandria, Egypt

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  Cui, W., Mansour, A., Elsayed, Tarek and Wirsching, P. (1998) "Reliability-based quality and cost optimization of unstiffened plates in ship structures", Proceedings of Practical Design of Ships & Mobile Units, PRADS 1998, Hague, The Netherlands.
[2]  Cui, W, Mansour, A., Elsayed, Tarek and Wirshing, P. (1998) "Ship structural design and fabrication with reliability-based quality and cost optimization approach", Journal of Ship Mechanics, vol. 2, No 1, 1998, pp 20-27.
[3]  Elsayed, Tarek, Mansour, A., Cui, W., and Wirshing, P., (1998) "Fuzzy optimum design of unfairness tolerances in ship panels", Proceedings of 2nd International Shipbuilding Conference, ISC 1998, St. Petersburg, Russia.
[4]  Mansour, A.E., Elsayed, Tarek, (1999), "Reliability-based unfairness tolerance limits for unstiffened plates in ship panels, Journal of Ship Research, December 1999.
[5]  Elsayed, Tarek and Mansour, A. (2003), "Reliability-based unfairness tolerance limits for stiffened plates, Journal of Ship Research, March 2003.
[6]  Wang, G., Spencer, J. and Elsayed, Tarek (2003), "Estimation of corrosion rates of structural members in oil tankers", Proceedings of Offshore Mechanics & Arctic Engineering, OMAE 2003, Cancun, Mexico.
[7]  Elsayed, Tarek (2005), "An expert system for the prediction of seakeeping and performance characteristics of merchant ships in irregular seas, Journal of AASTMT, June 2005.
[8]  Elsayed, Tarek, Hassan, A., Ahmed, Y. and Darwish M. (2006), "A minimum cost design approach of an ROV for underwater inspection", Underwater Intervention Conference 2006, Tampa, Florida, January 2006.
[9]  Elsayed, Tarek (2006), "Safety and reliability of submarine oil and gas pipelines", The 9th International Conference on Petroleum and the Environment, Cairo, Egypt, February 2006.
[10]  Elsayed, Tarek (2006), "The effect of partial tank filling on stress levels in LNG pump towers", Journal of AASTMT, July 2006.
[11]  Elsayed, Tarek, (2007) "Design and implementation of a jet propelled underwater remotely operated vehicle", Journal of AASTMT, July 2007.
[12]  Shehadeh, M., Elsayed, Tarek and Hegazy M., (2007)"Subsea pipeline design and free-span length calculations using a new computational tool", 17th International Conference on Computer Theory and Applications, ICCTA07, Alexandria, Egypt.
[13]  Shehadeh, M. and Elsayed, Tarek (2008) , "Assessment of safety culture aspects on oil and gas industry in Egypt", 5th Mediterranean Offshore Conference and Exhibition, MOC2008, Alexandria, Egypt, May, 2008
[14]  Elsayed, Tarek, Leheta, H., Shehadeh, M. and Sherede M., (2008) "Assessment of operational risks to personnel onboard fixed offshore structures", Proc. IMechE., part M, Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment, Vol. 222, 2008.
[15]  Elsayed, Tarek, Leheta, H. and Shehadeh, M., (2008) "Multi-attribute risk assessment of LNG carriers during loading/offloading at terminals", Ships and Offshore Structures, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2009.
[16]  Elsayed, Tarek, (2009) "Fuzzy inference system for the risk assessment of liquefied natural gas carriers during loading/offloading at terminals", Applied Ocean Research, Volume 31, Issue 3, July 2009.
[17]  Elsayed, Tarek (2010), "Risk assessment of marine LNG operations", book chapter, in "Natural Gas", published by Sciyo International, Vienna, (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-112-1,
[18]  Elsayed, Tarek, Leheta, H. and Gadar, H., (2010) "Assessment of safety performance indicators: a case study for the Bouri field. Proc. IMechE., part M, Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment, Vol. 225, 2010.
[19]  Elsayed, Tarek, Leheta, H. and Yehya, A, (2011) "Reliability of subsea pipelines against lateral instability", Ships and Offshore Structures, Vol. 6, No. 3, 2011.
[20]  Elsayed, Tarek, Leheta, H. and Belhaj, I., (2011) "Fuzzy inference system for fire and explosion risk assessment of floating storage and offloading vessels", Proc. IMechE., part M, Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment, Vol. 225, 2011.