The first FAST conference was arranged in Trondheim, Norway in 1991.
This conference is the world’s leading conference addressing fast sea transportation issues.

FAST 2017, the 14th International Conference on Fast Sea Transportation, will be held in France in the beautiful town Nantes, at the Cité des Congrès from September 27 to September 29 2017, promoting world‐wide cooperation between academia and the industry as well as with other branches like aviation aiming at transferring knowledge and experience to the sea transport.

Application of new materials, types of propulsion systems,fuel and emission are for both sea and air transportation key issues.

Registration are now opened

Safety, transport economy and logistics are as well challenges for both types of transportation.

The technical program will focus on high‐quality papers, panel discussions  and invited Keynote Lectures from various fields.

A thorough review process, of both abstracts and full manuscripts, will be used to select papers whose originality, relevance, timeliness, and significance meet the standards FAST attendees have come to expect. The conference will be conducted in English.