Update date: Jan. 21, 2020
National Maritime Research Institute
President, NAKANISHI Takaji
6-38-1 Shinkawa, Mitaka-shi, Tokyo 181-0004 Japan
Number of employees：
Organization/Research department name (12)：
Subordinate facility name (12)：
Revolutionary Coastal Ship(Super Eco-Ship)Project
Project for Ship Performance Evaluation at Actual Seas
Project for Advanced Ship Structure
Human Factors Project
-400m Experiment Tank
-150m Experiment Tank
-Large Cavitation Tunnel
-80m Square Tank
-Facility for life evaluation of ship structural
Purpose of establishment：
The Institute was originally established as the Ship Equipment Inspection Station under the Ministry of Telecommunication and Transport.
Osaka Branch was established.
The Branch was renamed Shipping Institute of Ship Management Bureau, Ministry of Communications.
The Istitute was renamed Shipping Institute, Ministry of Transport.
The Station was incorporated into the Transportaion Technical Research Institute under the Ministry of ransport.
NMRI is the organization for research and development
on advanced and safety marine transport, ocean space
development and preservation of ocean environment.
NMRI engages in research and development on
1. Safety transport at sea,
2. Advanced and efficient marine transport,
3. Development of ocean space,
4. Preservation of ocean environment and
5. Fundamental and frontier subjects concerning on above
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