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A note to our Swets customers:

The Marine Technology Society recently learned that Swets has filed for bankruptcy. Please see the official statement at We encourage Swets customers to immediately cease making payments to Swets to protect money from getting tied up in bankruptcy proceedings. Instead, please submit payment directly to MTS or to another subscription agent. To continue your seamless access in 2017, MTS must receive and record your payment by January 1, 2017. You can contact the MTS office directly at with any questions or concerns about your 2016 renewal.


  • Prices are valid through December 31, 2018.
  • Our standard agency discount is 4% and should be deducted from the subscription price only; the discount cannot be applied to postage.
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MTS Member Pricing

  • Online only: Free
  • Annual Print Subscription (domestic): $57
  • Annual Print Subscription (Canada):$82
  • Annual Print Subscription (international): $187.50
  • Single Issue (hardcopy): $18 plus shipping (Purchase from the Store.)

Institution Pricing

  • Non-member/Institutions: (Prices include shipping)
  • Online only (including 14 years of archives): US$465
  • Online and print (including 14 years of archives): US$499
  • Print only in the U.S. US$232.50
  • Print only Canada US$262.50
  • Print only International: US$375
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For subscription inquiries please call the MTS Office at (202) 717-8705.

Missing Claim Policy:

Domestic Claims: Missing journal claims must be made within three (3) months of the issue date and can only apply once a year. Second and subsequent claims for missing journals beyond claim periods will incur the full cost of the missing issue, including postage.

International Claims: Due to unreliable delivery and the high cost of postage, Journal issues for international subscribers. The replacement cost is $135 per issue or $116 online through IngentaConnect The agent is responsible for paying all shipping costs, duties, and/or taxes, We strongly recommend that all international subscribers strongly consider moving to our online version and archives of the MTS Journal.

Claims filed due to insufficient (or no notice) of change of address will not be honored.

Consolidated Order Claims: missed-issue claims will not be accepted for bulk orders delivered to an agent’s consolidated shipping address.

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