Publication Fee

Authors are required to complete and submit the publication form with the applicable publication fee to publish a paper in the International Journal of Maritime Crime & Security (IJMCS). There is no charge for the review process.

The following publication fee must be received in 10 working days after the paper is accepted.

Please tick the box of applicable fees:

1-10 pages £300
11-15 pages £350
16-20 pages £400

Please note that any paper(s) more than 20 pages a fee of £20 per page will be charged up to maximum 25 pages including references and appendices.

Paying the fees author(s) are entitled to publish their paper (s) in the next available volume and issue and receive the soft copy of the journal after the publication. Should you require a Hard copy of the publication there would be an additional fee of £50 which includes International/local postage and packing via standard Royal mail service. Should anyone want their hard copies by DHL or equivalent service a flat rate of £80 will be charged for International shipping.

Payment & Cancellation:

Authors need to note that payments made for the submission of the article are purely to cover administrative costs and publication and have no bearing on the peer review process or acceptance for publication. In the event of a paper being declined for publication any submission fee paid in advance will be refunded minus a £100 administration charge within six weeks of receipt of the refund form being completed and submitted (the said will be emailed along with notification of non-acceptance). If the paper is accepted for publication and if the author/authors then decide to notify of their decision to withdraw the paper after paying the fees, the following will apply:

  • If notice of 6 weeks or more is given – Full refund less £100 administrative charges
  • If notice of 4 weeks or more is given – 50%
  • If notice of less than 4 weeks is given – No refund is given.

Please note that international money transfer fees will be deducted from any money refunded.

Payment methods

Online payment method

CBER uses PayPal Merchant Services for online payment. We prefer online payment method via PayPal online transaction as it is easy, quicker and most protected online payment systems as it uses modern encrypted security measure. Please add a service charge of £15 when you make an online payment.

Other Payment methods
Payment must be made in pound (£) sterling cheque/bankers draft drawn on a UK bank (payable to Centre for Business & Economic Research). Overseas contributors may transfer the registration fee directly to the bank Account as below: 

Centre for Business & Economic Research (CBER)
HA2 8HP 

ACCOUNT NUMBER:         71468979
BRANCH SORT CODE:       40-42-28

SWIFT Code/BIC:        HBUKGB4155J
IBAN BIC:                     GB46HBUK4042287146897

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