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Japan Marine Industry Association (JMIA)

10-12,2-chome,Yaesu,Chuo-ku,Tokyo 104-0028 Japan


Started as the Japan Boating Voluntary Organization in February 1962, the Japan Boating Industry Association (JBIA) was established in May 1970 for the purpose of promoting the healthy growth of the marine leisure and sports industries. Soon after, in June 1970, it was granted the status of a public service corporation by Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MLIT), former Ministry of Transport (MOT) Government of Japan.
Since then, JBIA has been involved in various activities such as the popularization and promotion of boating, technological improvements in boats, improvement of the safety of boating, education and organizing boat shows.

In April 2013, association name are changed to JAPAN MARINE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION. Number of full members are 22 and associate members are 352 as of June 1,2015.

•Purpose and major activities
JMIA aims the purpose of the organization is to promote a sound grows of marine industry and then contribute to the public welfare. JMIA fulfills this mission with the following activities.

  1.Expanding the marine market in Japan and abroad.
  2.Organizing the boat shows and popularizing and promotion of boating.
  3.Improving the technical issues relevant to boats.
  4.To keep safety of boats and smooth utilization of boats.
  5.Collecting and distributing information on marine industry.
  6.Lobbying to the government agencies and other organizations to present
     specific opinions.
  7.Implementing other activities that are essential to attain the objectives of JMIA.

•Senior Officers
  Chairman: Hiroyuki Yanagi
 (President, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.)
  Vice Chairman: Isami Hyuga (Chairman,Tohatsu  Co., Ltd.)
  Vice Chairman: Hitoshi Yoshimura (Director, Yanmar Co., Ltd.)
  Senior Managing Director: Koichiro Yoshikai

•JMIA Organization
  Annual General Meeting
  Board Meeting of Directors
  Executive officer's Meeting
  Executive Committee
  Promotional Marketing Committee
  Technical Committee
  Administrative and Extend Affairs Committee
  Executive Recycling Committee

•JMIA Administration
  Vice Chairmen
  Senior Managing Director
  FRP Recycling Center
  Secretary General
      Secretarial Office
         •Marketing and Boat Show
         •External and Regulative Affairs
         •International Affairs
         •Administrative and Accounting

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Japan Marine Industry Association
10-12,2-chome,Yaesu,Chuo-ku,Tokyo 104-0028 Japan
TEL:03-5542-1202(Recycling center)
TEL:0120-356-441(Pleasure boat)
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