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Activities of the Society

The Society is a leading organization in Japan relating to naval architecture and ocean engineering, and is widely promoting various academic activities such as follows.

Technical meeting, symposium, etc

  • Annual meeting and conference (spring and autumn meeting)
  • Various symposia organized by research committees or regional branches
  • Training courses, seminars, etc.
  • Visiting tours to shipyards, factories, etc.



  • Journal of the Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers (in Japanese) : twice a year
  • Bulletin "KANRIN" (in Japanese) : bimonthly
  • Journal of Marine Science and Technology : quarterly
  • Transactions of JASNAOE meeting
  • Texts of symposia


Research and investigation

  • Research /investigation planning by Research Planning Committee
  • Divisional Research Planning Group for each field
    ( Performance / Dynamics / Structure /Strength / Material / Welding / Manufacturing / Design / Outfitting / Ocean Engineering / Ocean Environment / Information Technology )
  • Project Research Committees
  • Strategic Research Committees
  • Research Groups for each field

Research Group, Committee

Professional development

  • Social education courses for NAOEs
    (in cooperation with The Shipbuilders' Association of Japan, and The Cooperative Association of Japan Shipbuilders)
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for NAOEs
  • Training Courses for Associated Professional Engineer Examination
  • Cooperative work with JABEE
  • Enlightenment activities for young people on ship and ocean field

International affairs

  • Committee for International Affairs
    ( International Rules Group, International Exchange Group )
  • Organizing cooperative projects with overseas relevant organizations
  • Investigations on international standards, IMO, etc.


  • Best Paper (Book, Research, Development) Award
  • Best Paper Award for the Youth ("Inui Award")
  • "Ship and Ocean Technology Award"
  • "Ship of the Year" Award
  • JASNAOE Student Award
  • JASNAOE Award for Social Contribution
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