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The history of the ErgoShip conferences dates back to 2011 when the first ErgoShip was held on 14-16 September 2011 in Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden.

The second Ergoship conference was held in Melbourne, Australia on 6-7 April 2016. It was jointly hosted by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) and the Australian Maritime College (Institute of the University of Tasmania).

ErgoShip 2019 was the third in the series and was held on September 24-25 in Haugesund, Norway. It was hosted by Western Norway University of Applied Sciences.

ErgoShip 2021 was organized by the Korea Institute of Maritime and Fisheries Technology in Busan, Republic of Korea.

ErgoShip 2023 is now returning to Europe (Scandinavia) with the Centre of Maritime Health and Society as organiser. This conference will be the fifth in the series.

Last Updated 20.10.2023