Members

Full Members

Japan Marine Industry Association - JMIA

Contact Details

10-12,2-chome
Yaesu,Chuo-ku
Tokyo 1104-0028
Japan

Phone: +81-3-5542-1201

Fax: +81-3-5542-1206

Contact: Koichiro Yoshikai

Website: www.marine-jbia.or.jp/english

Establishment
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, the association name was 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 growth 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: Mitsuru Kaneko (Chairman, Tohatsu Co., Ltd.)
Vice Chairman: Hiroshi Takata (Senior Advisor, Kawasaki Heavy Industry, Ltd.)
Senior Managing Director: Koichiro Yoshikai