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 shipbuilders and ship machinery manufactures.
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 shipbuilders and ship machinery manufactures, the shipping industry, universities, research institutions, academic societies, ship inspection organizations and various government agencies.

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