Membership

Our members and member companies work in all aspects of marine technology including underwater imaging and engineering; underwater vehicle design and operation; ocean observation and exploration; oceanography and meteorology; diving; mooring technology; remote sensing; offshore structures; renewable energy; marine physical and cyber security; underwater archaeology; dynamic positioning; marine law and policy; and more.

The Society offers members, education and networking; a peer-reviewed scientific journal; news and information; technical resources; and professional development through local sections and professionals committees. Join our community of professionals who are passionate about marine science and technology. 

Benefits include:
  • Professional Development
  • News & Information
  • Leadership
  • Recognition
  • Discounts
  • Join/Renew
Professional Development

Never stop growing professionally. 

Learn. Attend one of our conferences, expos, or events and stay up on the latest in marine technology. 

Network. Make connections and network with colleagues at national and local events and through MTS Sections and Professional Committees. Or join our mentorship program.

Collaborate. Publish your work in the peer-reviewed, internationally known, MTS Journal or the Currents newsletter; or provide subject matter expertise at local section meetings or international conferences

 

 

News & Information

Want to know what’s next in marine technology? As part of your membership, you’ll receive – straight to your inbox –  the peer-reviewed MTS Journal, plus we’ll keep you up to date on industry news and information in our other MTS publications.

You’ll also have access to an online research database with two decades of searchable, downloadable Journal articles, covering all topics in marine technology.

Leadership

Take on a larger role in the marine technology community and help shape the future. Connect with a wide range of industry professionals through leadership roles within the society, on the Board of Directors, and in local Sections and Professional Committees.

Recognition

Don’t be modest – be recognized for your contributions to marine technology. Through our awards, MTS Fellow, and other distinctions, MTS recognizes members for outstanding contributions to their communities, the society, the industry, and their profession.

Discounts

Become a member and save. Individual members receive discounts on conference registrations and publications. Member companies receive discounts on exhibit booths, jobs postings, advertisements in MTS publications, and more. Companies exhibiting at OCEANS can join our Exhibitor Loyalty Program.

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Membership Dues
Individual Membership Dues Corporate Membership Dues
Member $75 Annual Cost

Any person who is working in the marine field or a closely related field.

Includes Online Journal
Associate $75 Annual Cost

Any person with an interest in the marine field or works to support the industry (consultants, etc.)

Includes Online Journal
Student $25 Annual Cost

Student members are full-time undergraduate or graduate students.

Includes Online Journal
Emeritus $40 Annual Cost

Any person who is retired from active professional work in the marine field.

Includes Online Journal
Life $1,000 One Time Payment

For a one-time fee, Life Members are MTS members for life and receive both the online and print versions of the MTS Journal.

Includes Online Journal
Includes Print Journal
Patron $100 Contribution

Patrons support MTS objectives by contributing $100 or more annually (contributions above $75 dues is considered tax deductible).

Includes Online Journal
Small Business $550 Annual Cost

Any business firm whose gross annual income is less than $4 million. These companies receive six free Individual Memberships to the Society. The main contact also receives one print subscription to MTS Journal.

Includes Online Journal
Includes Print Journal
Institution $550 Annual Cost

Any library, government unit or other qualified non-profit organization. Institutions receive six free Individual Memberships to the Society. The main contact also receives one print subscription to MTS Journal.

Includes Online Journal
Includes Print Journal
Silver $1,000 Annual Cost

Any business firm whose gross annual income is more than $4 million. Silver member companies receive 11 free Individual Memberships to the Society. The main contact also receives one print subscription to the MTS Journal.

Includes Online Journal
Includes Print Journal
Gold $2,000 Annual Cost

Any business firm whose gross annual income is more than $4 million. Gold member companies receive 16 free Individual Memberships to the Society. The main contact also receives one print subscription to the MTS Journal.

Includes Online Journal
Includes Print Journal
Platinum $10,000 Annual Cost

Any business firm whose gross annual income is more than $4 million. Platinum member are the highest-level partners of MTS. Platinum companies receive 25 free Individual Memberships to the Society. The main contact also receives one print subscription to the MTS Journal.

Includes Online Journal
Includes Print Journal

Join a Section

Join a local MTS Section, for free, as part of your membership. Each section is managed locally and creates its own programming tailored to the group. Look for a Section near you or consider starting one. 

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Join a Committee

Connect with others who share your professional interests. Join as many MTS committees as you want, for free, as part of your membership and collaborate on events, workshops, technical sessions, special issues of the MTS Journal, and more.

Browse Committees

Stay Informed

Stay up to date on what’s going on in the world of marine technology through the peer-reviewed MTS Journal, Currents, and news and feature stories on our website.

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Attend An Event

Learn, share research, see the latest technology, and connect with top professionals in the marine technology sector. Search the events calendar.

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