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Maritime Library

Bright reading room ImageReading room Maritime Library, established in June 1974, is one of the major maritime libraries in Asia open to the public.JMC administrates the library, upgrades its functions, and enhancing user's convenience.

Collection(as of the end of March 2015):

Books Japanese:29,096 Foreign:15,837
Periodicals Japanese:610 Foreign:382

Main Items in the Collection

JMC collects reference books and key publications on maritime affairs from the mid-19th century to the present.

  • Containerisation International(1977-)
  • Containerisation International Yearbook(1972-2012)
  • Fairplay(1884-)
  • Lloyd's List(1961-)
  • Lloyd's Register of Shipping. Register of Ships(1764-)
  • Lloyd's Shipping Economist(1979-2009)
  • Review(Fearnleys 1964-2008)
  • Shipping Statistics Yearbook(Bremen 1966-)
  • Nihon Semeiroku(Japan Register of Ships)(1890-1998)
  • Collection Image01Lloyd's Register
  • Collection Image02Lloyd's Register
  • Collection Image03Library Staff


Japan Maritime Center

General Affairs Department/Project Support Department Kaiji Center Building Management Department
Kaiji Center Bldg. 8F 4-5, Koji-machi,
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-0083, Japan
Planning and Research Department
Kaiji Center Bldg. 4F 4-5, Koji-machi,
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-0083, Japan
Maritime Library
Kaiun Bulg. 9F 2-6-4, Hirakawa-cho,
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-0093, Japan
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