Maritime Logistics Research Group (MaritimeLog)

We aim at being instrument in generating growth and innovation for the industry and cooperate with international research centers, business partners and clusters to achieve our mission.

MaritimeLog as a part of USN, deliver research based education programs; from BSc in nautical Sciences and Shipping & Logistics, MSc in Maritime Management to PhD in Nautical Operations (co-partnership with 3 other universities/colleges).  

Research groups interests and research themes

  • Digitalization in Shipping Operations & maritime and nautical systems
  • Sustainability and green thinking in maritime and nautical industry
  • City Logistics, Port & Terminals, Ship Operation management
  • Process excellence and performance management
  • Optimization of port, terminal and ship operations
  • Simulation and emulation of port, terminal, ship operations and container flow/goods flow 
  • Managing risks, ships safety and legal regulation
  • The resilient supply chain and global multimodal supply chains. 


  • Kenn Steger-Jensen – Professor
  • Halvor Schøyen - Associate Professor
  • Mariia Dushenko - Research Assistant
  • Atle Martin Christiansen - PhD Research Fellow
  • Tor Erik Jensen - Assistant Professor
  • Marius Imset - Associate Professor
  • Øivind Berg - Assistant Professor
  • Noureddine Bouhmala - Associate Professor
  • Per Haavardtun - Assistant Professor
  • Bjørnar Thorsen - Research Assistant