In order to strategically address the formulation of safety and environmental regulations by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), JSTRA conducts research into the formulation of international standards; maintaining a comprehensive grasp of current trends in IMO regulations and trends in important related standards established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO/IEC) and other such organizations, as well as changes in the environment surrounding the maritime field.More Info

JSTRA proactively prepares and proposes draft international standards with regard to important standards established by ISO/IEC, etc., in relation to international regulations established by IMO. JSTRA also provides information regarding current trends of ISO/IEC standards and works to represent and incorporate the opinions of Japanese maritime industries. JSTRA is also actively involved in the development of Japan Industrial Standard Division F (JIS F) standards, in order to respond swiftly to the needs of domestic industries.More Info

JSTRA is engaged in strategic R&D activities to enhance the international competitiveness and technology base of the Japanese shipbuilding and shipping industries, and to respond to technical issues being faced by these industries, including logistical efficiency, safety assurance and environmental conservation issues.More Info

JSTRA conducts compliance support projects to help ensure compliance with technology regulations and standards, centered on inventory projects to create IHM (Inventories of Hazardous Materials).More Info

JSTRA analyzes and provides overseas information obtained in the course of conducting its regulations, standards and R&D-related operations. We also convey information to a wide range of fields by announcing our activities, performance and achievements.More Info

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