The 25th Symposium on Theory and Practice of Shipbuilding

07 - 10 September 2022, Malinska – Croatia

SORTA 2022 is the 25th Symposium on the Theory and Practice of Shipbuilding in memoriam prof. Leopold Sorta organized by the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb. Such a significant tradition of the Symposium proofs the importance of shipbuilding science and practice for both the economic and scientific development of the Republic of Croatia. Relying on such a significant tradition, the SORTA 2022 Symposium will contribute to the integration of the existing knowledge and experience in the context of modern scientific and professional achievements in the field of shipbuilding, offshore engineering, maritime and inland navigation, through invited lectures, scientific and professional papers.

The symposium will be held from Wednesday, September 7 to Saturday, September 10, 2022, at Hotel “Malin”, Malinska, Island of Krk, Croatia.

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With support of

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  • Design of vessels and offshore structures, safety and offshore engineering
  • Production and maintenance of vessels and offshore structures
  • Marine engineering, automation and equipment of vessels and offshore structures
  • Hydromechanics of vessels and offshore structures
  • Construction, strength and vibration of vessels and offshore structures
  • Maritime transport and economics
  • Maritime heritage
  • Technical and commercial presentations


Authors are invited to submit papers contributing to the given symposium topics. The authors are kindly asked to submit the abstract by the given deadline. The Croatian authors should submit the Croatian and English abstract versions, while only the English version is required for foreign authors. Each abstract should have a maximum of 200 words. The full paper should be prepared according to instructions available on the website

SORTA 2022 Supporting Journal
Authors of the papers selected by supporting journals will be invited to submit their papers for the standard journal’s review procedure. The abstract of these papers will be published in the proceedings of the SORTA 2022 symposium.

The official languages of SORTA 2022 are Croatian and English.

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BRODOGRADNJA / SHIPBUILDING is an international scientific peer reviewed open-access journal with focus on the Theory and Practice of Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering and Ocean Engineering serving the Shipbuilding, Shipping and Offshore Industry. 

Editor-in-Chief: Professor Nastia Degiuli 


Submission of abstracts December 1, 2021
Abstract acceptance December 15, 2021
Submission of papers February 28, 2022
Submission of revised papers April 4, 2022
Paper acceptance notification April 30, 2022
Early registration May 30, 2022
Final programme September 1, 2022


  • Neven Hadžić, FSB – Zagreb, chairman
  • Vedran Slapničar, FSB – Zagreb, vice-chairman
  • Marko Hadjina, RITEH – Rijeka, vice-chairman
  • Rajko Grubišić, FSB – Zagreb, cashier
  • Nikolina Zmijarević Đugum, FSB – Zagreb, secretary
  • Joško Parunov, FSB – Zagreb, member
  • Nastia Degiuli, FSB – Zagreb, member
  • Jerolim Andrić, FSB – Zagreb, member
  • Pero Prebeg, FSB – Zagreb, member
  • Smiljko Rudan, FSB – Zagreb, member
  • Ivan Ćatipović, FSB – Zagreb, member

  • Nastia Degiuli, FSB – Zagreb, chairlady
  • Kalman Žiha, FSB – Zagreb, member
  • Joško Parunov, FSB – Zagreb, member
  • Ivana Martić, FSB – Zagreb, member
  • Andrea Farkas, FSB – Zagreb, member
  • Tin Matulja, RITEH – Rijeka, member
  • Boris Ljubenkov, FESB – Split, member
  • Maro Ćorak, UNIDU – Dubrovnik, member

  • Joško Parunov, FSB – Zagreb, chairman
  • Matko Bupić, UNIDU – Dubrovnik
  • Većeslav Čorić, FSB – Zagreb
  • Nastia Degiuli, FSB – Zagreb
  • Roko Dejhalla, RITEH – Rijeka
  • Marko Hađina, RITEH – Rijeka
  • Ivan Gospić, UNIZD – Zadar
  • Rajko Grubišić, FSB – Zagreb
  • Alan Klanac, Jadrolinija
  • Edi Kučan, 3. MAJ
  • Boris Ljubenkov, FESB – Split
  • Šime Malenica, Bureau Veritas
  • Siniša Ostojić, 3. MAJ
  • Darko Pappo, DiV Grupa
  • Marta Pedišić Buča, Brodarski institut
  • Jasna Prpić-Oršić, RITEH – Rijeka
  • Siniša Reljić, Navis Consult
  • Ivo Senjanović, FSB – Zagreb
  • Vedran Slapničar, FSB – Zagreb
  • Dragan Sorić, TSI
  • Aris Večerina, MW Business Advisors
  • Pero Vidan, PFST
  • Boris Vukušić, Bimex-prom, HGK
  • Nenad Vulić, PFST
  • Paul Jurišić, CRS


The registration for Symposium SORTA 2022 is performed online, through the Conference Management System. All of the participants have to register, regardless of the type of participation.

Category Early registration Final registration
Participants € 200 € 220
Accompanying persons € 150 € 170
PhD students € 80 € 100
Retired persons € 35 € 35
Students € 20 € 20

The registration fee includes:

  • A Symposium guide and the supporting material.
  • Two lunches and four coffee-breake refreshments.
  • Symposium banquet and the trip with lunch on Saturday.
  • Attendance at all technical sections.

The registration fees are payed through:

  • Beneficiary: URKA d.o.o. (
  • Bank: RAIFFEISEN BANK AUSTRIA, d.d., Magazinska 69, Zagreb, Croatia
  • IBAN number: HR3224840081103084258
  • Swift Code / BIC: RZBHHR2X
  • Payment for: SORTA 2022 (name and surname of the participant – obligatory!)


The official Symposium hotel is the hotel ‘’Malin’’ in Malinska, where the work sessions and social program will be held. For accommodation reservations please contact congress agency

Hotel ‘’Malin’’,
Ulica kralja Tomislava 23, 51511 Malinska

Contact: Nina Dumančić, Perfectmeetings, PCO
T: +385 99 8008 772 

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Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineerin
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture
University of Zagreb
Ivana Lučića 5, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia 

T: +385 1 6168 256
F: +385 1 6156 940

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