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Activities on Research and Policy Proposals

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Research Activities through Research Committees

JMC sets up various Research Committees comprised of academics, industries and government for the research activities.

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International Meetings

JMC is represented in the following international meetings as a part of the Japanese delegation.

  • IMO Legal Committee
  • IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee
  • ILO meetings
  • IOPC Funds meetings

Partnerships with WMU

JMC has the "General Memorandum for Academic Cooperation" with the IMO's World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden, to be effective for another five years until December 2018 ( first concluded in September 2008 ) to develop academic cooperation between the JMC and WMU in the field of maritime affairs. Partnership Agreement Photo01

Analysis and Research Report

JMC monthly releases Trends update:December 20 2019

JMC monthly releases “Trends in Container Cargo Movement between Japan/Asia and the United States of America (Preliminary Figures)” to the media, based on the analysis of statistical data of PIERS (the Port Import/ Export Reporting Service).

JMC releases research reports on timely basis update:January 30 2014

Japan Maritime Center(JMC) has been conducting a study on “Impact analysis on the rising of Panama Canal toll” from 2013.

Forum / Seminar / Workshop

JMC holds the Japan Maritime Forum twice a year, featuring most recent topics.
JMC holds seminars on various issues (often with maritime-related key Persons from abroad as lecturers).
JMC holds workshops to provide information and data and to offer opportunities for exchange of view.
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    Maritime Forum
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