Roles of JSTRA

The Roles of the Japan Ship Technology Research Association (JSTRA)

JSTRA functions as a platform for close cooperation between industry, government and academia, as well as among consignors, shippers, and the shipbuilding and ship machinery industries. JSTRA’s major roles include deepening the level of shared awareness with regard to problematic issues concerning ship technologies and carrying out projects relating to regulations, standards and R&D, with the participation of various concerned parties; including the shipbuilding and ship machinery industries, the shipping industry, universities, research institutions, academic societies, ship inspection organizations and various government agencies.

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