October 24, 2023
National Maritime Research Institute,
National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology

Exchange of views with Suez Canal Authority Staff Members Held

On October 17, Suez Canal Authority officials and others visited NMRI for Exchange of views and a technical tour of research facilities as part of the JICA technical cooperation project "Capacity Building for Developing Marketing Strategy for the Suez Canal Traffic".

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) is the Egyptian state agency responsible for the management, development, and maintenance of the Suez Canal, and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is currently implementing a technical cooperation project to strengthen the marketing capacity of the SCA. As part of this project, six SCA staff members, three JICA staff members, one staff member of the Overseas Coastal Area Development Institute of Japan (OCDI), and one faculty member of the University of Tokyo visited NMRI to learn maritime and offshore technology of Japan. They joined an exchange of views with researchers of NMRI and a technical tour of research facilities in NMRI.

(Contents of Exchange of views)
・Presentation about Suez Canal from SCA.(SCA staff)
・Presentation about JICA's contribution to maritime field from JICA.(JICA staff)
・Presentation about NMRI's contribution to international field.(Yujiro Wada ; Senior Researcher at the Knowledge & Data System Department, Keiko Miyazaki ; Center for International Cooperation, Takuya Omori ; Fluids Engineering & Ship Performance Evaluation Department)

Snapshot of exchange of views Snapshot of exchange of views
Group photo Group photo

(Facility Tour)
Actual Sea Model Basin and Pulsating Wind Tunnel with Water Tank.

Observation at Actual Sea Model Basin
Observation at Actual Sea Model Basin