International Journal of Maritime Policy is an open-access, double-blind, peer-reviewed journal published by Imam Khomeini Maritime Science University (IMSU). The Journal has the Official Publication License No. 85988 dated 16 December 2019 from the Iranian Ministry of Culture and Official Publication License No. 1400-16030 dated 27 May 2022 from the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. To allow for easy and worldwide access to the most updated research findings, the journal is set to be an open-access journal. Yet, the journal does not charge any fee for reviewing, processing, and publishing research papers from the authors or from the research institutes and organizations. All the mentioned processes for paper publication are sponsored by IMSU. The International Journal of Maritime Policy allows readers to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, and link the full text of articles, and readers are permitted to use them for any other legal purpose with reference to the journal.