November 27, 2023
National Maritime Research Institute,
National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology

The 400m Towing Tank Introduced in "Science Japan" by JST

The 400m Towing Tank, one of the representative research facilities of National Maritime Research Institute was introduced in "Science Japan", an on-line magazine published by Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST).

The article is titled "The '400m Towing Tank' demonstrates improved ship performance, reflected in international rules [Featured Stories ]". The article includes an overview of the tank, an explanation of the air-lubrication-method test which was conducted during the report, and an interview of Dr. Masaru Tsujimoto, Director of the Fluids Engineering & Hull Design Department.

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Dr. Tsujimoto explains the equipment of the 400m Towing Tank.