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Last Update : 2017-04-03 15:46

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Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology will exhibit its practical education and research activities focusing on sea at the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's Information Square.
For oceans that occupy 71% of the surface of the earth, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology conducts practical education and investigative research from the perspective of fisheries science and maritime affairs.
The Shinyo-maru IV, which went into service on March 31, 2016, is the training ship intended for Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology and the students and researchers of other universities and organizations who use it to conduct wide education and research related to fisheries science, the marine environment, marine resources, marine creatures and the cruising of ships.
The Shinyo-maru IV mainly cruises around Japanese waters and the equator of the Pacific Ocean and engages in trawling, cuttlefish-fishing, exercises of longline fishing of tunas and investigative research.
We will conduct exercises of fishing vessels for faculty students and education for helping them acquire the mariner's license. The Shinyo-maru IV is an educational facility that is essential to help students who will create next-generation fisheries and marine science in Japan and the rest of the world acquire latest knowledge and technologies and develop them into high-level engineers. In addition, the Shinyo-maru IV can also conduct an investigation of the structure of the bottom of the sea by a two-dimensional earthquake wave explorer, operate autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) robots and conduct a precise investigation of the bottom of the sea by an audio-device.
For this time, we will make presentations about practical education and research activities focusing on the Shinyo-maru IV. We will also make presentations about the development of fuel cell-ships and the development of a remote ship piloting system by long-range Wi-Fi communications as well as Raicho N, a next-generation ocean traffic system with low environmental loads focusing on seas. We look forward to your coming to see our presentations.

【The period for display】

From April 3, 2017 (Monday), to July 21, 2017 (Friday)

【Open hours】

From Monday to Friday, 10:00 to18:00
(You can enter the venue until thirty minutes before the closure of the venue. The venue is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.)

【Display space】

The Exhibition Room of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's Information Square ※Free admission
The third floor of the old building of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
3-2-2 Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Main displays

・A model of the training ship Shinyo-maru and a model of Raicho I
・The panels "Fishing exercise on ship IV" and "the development of fuel cell-ships"
・DVD on building the training ship Shinyo-maru

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