Research Facilities List


National Maritime Research Institute is one of the world's top academic institution to have high level experimental facilities and major research centers on maritime and ocean technology.

  • 400m Towing Tank

    400m Towing Tank

    One of the world's largest towing tanks
    Length 400m, Width 18m, Depth 8m
    Max. speed 15m/s

    ♦ Under renovation

  • 150m Towing Tank

    150m Towing Tank

    Towing water tank
    Length 150m, Width 7.5m, Depth 3.5m

  • Actual Sea Model Basin

    Actual Sea Model Basin

    Model Basin with an X-Y towing carriage, a wind generator, wave generators around the entire periphery.
    Length 80m, Width 40m, Depth 4.5m

  • Ocean Engineering Basin

    Ocean Engineering Basin

    Basin with an X-Y towing carriage, wave, wind and current generators.
    Length 40m, Width 27m, Depth 0.5-2.0m

  • Pulsating Wind Tunnel with Water Tank

    Pulsating Wind Tunnel with Water Tank

    An apparatus with both funvyions of wind tunnel and water channel.
    Wind tunnel section
    3 x 2 x 15m
    Max. wind velocity 30m/s
    Water channel section
    3 x 1.5 x 15m

  • Deep Sea Basin

    Deep Sea Basin

    Basin with an absorbing wave generator, current generator, underwater 3-D measurement system, and movable floor (water depth 5 - 35m)
    Max. water depth 35m (Circular basin depth 5m + Deep pit depth 30m)
    Circular basin diameter 14m
    Deep pit diameter 6m

  • High Pressure Tank

    High Pressure Tank

    Inner Diameter 1.1m
    Inner Height 3.0m
    Environments to water depth of 6000m

  • Large Cavitation Tunnel

    Large Cavitation Tunnel

    Height 10m, Breadth 18m Pressure: 0.005~0.2MPa
    No.1 working section: 0.75o x 2.25m
    No.2 working section: 2.0m x 0.88m x 8m

  • Multi Axis Loading System

    Multi Axis Loading System

    Reaction force floor: 12m(L) x 8m(B) Reaction force wall :4m(H) x 8m(B)
    Capacity of Autuators: Maximum Load ±1200kN(Static)
    ±1000kN(Dynamic) Stroke ±100mm

  • Analysis System for Materials and Chemicals

    Analysis System for Materials and Chemicals

    Transmission electron microscope
    High resolution scanning electron microscope
    Chromatograph mass spectrometer (Gas, Liquid)
    X-ray diffract meter

  • Bridge Simulator for Navigation Risk

    Bridge Simulator for Navigation Risk

    Cylindrical screen r=6.5m Field of view (HxV) 240° x 40°
    Bridge: Length 4m, Breadth 4m Height 2.2m
    Bridge Motion Platform Pitch ±10°, Roll±15°

    ♦ Under renovation

  • 4サイクルディーゼル機関

    Four-Stroke Cycle Marine Diesel Engine

    No. of Cyl. : 3 Cyl.
    Bore : 230mm
    Max. Continuous Output : 257.4kW (350PS)
    Max. Continuous Speed : 420rpm

  • DP Simulator

    DP Simulator

    Corresponding with IMO DP Class 2
    Motion can be replicated for the following; Platform supply vessel (PSV), Drilling Ship, Anchor Handling Ship, Shuttle Tanker, Semi-submersible.
    Training program is available.