About JIN


Welcome to Japan Institute of Navigation

Japan Institute of Navigation was founded in 1948 for the purpose of contributing to the academic advance in navigation. Japan Institute of Navigation has extended from its early works to cover the academic fields of interest such as;

  • Positioning (Celestial, Coastal, Radar, Satellite and Others)
  • Navigational Aids System
  • Nautical Instruments
  • Marine Traffic Engineering (Traffic Capacity, Traffic Control)
  • Collision Avoidance
  • Navigational Schedule Planning and Management
  • Weather Routine
  • Maritime Laws and Conventions
  • Ship’s Motion (Maneuvering, Sea-keeping, Anchoring)
  • Naval Architecture
  • Ship’s Maintenance
  • Marine Casualty
  • Salvage
  • Pollution Protection
  • Logistics and Cargo Handling
  • Meteorology and Oceanography
  • Marine Human-Machine Engineering
  • Seaman’s Accident and Sanitation
  • Fishery and Fishing Boat
  • Aeronautical and Satellite Engineering
  • Fishery and Fishing Boat
  • Education, Discipline and Educational Aids

Japan Institute of Navigation should play a significant role to contribute to the worldwide progress of the fields concerned as one of Institutes of Navigation especially of Asia. You are kindly requested to participate in the activity of our Institute and make an important contribution to the development of our Institute.