PIANC-Japan is a Japanese section of the international organization PIANC, which was established in 1885 for the purpose of promoting the maintenance and development of waterborne transport infrastructure. It is a non-political and non-profit organization which addresses various international technical problems.

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2013/11/07

Maritime Navigation Commission (MarCom) and MarCom Seminar in Japan 2013 were held.

The Maritime Navigation Commission (MarCom) (Chairman ; Mr. F. Esteban Lefler (Spain)) was held on 11-12 September 2013 at the Hotel Metropolitan Sendai, in Sendai.  It was the first meeting held in the Asia region.  On September 11, 2013, 9 members (Spain, France, Norway, Sweden, Germany, The Netherlands, United States, India and Japan) and 2 observers gathered in the meeting venue.  In addition to reviewing the work of the MarCom Working Groups, improvements on Future WG management proceess were also discussed.

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2013/07/22

Invitation to the PIANC MarCom Seminar in Japan 2013

PIANC-Japan plans to hold "PIANC MarCom Seminar in Japan 2013" in the afternoon of Septermber 13, 2013 in Tokyo to be co-hosted by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan (MLIT), the Overseas Coastal Area Developement Institute of Japan (OCDI) and the Coastal Development Institute of Technology (CDIT).

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2013/02/13

De Paepe-Willems Award of 2013 is to be given to Mr. Hiroshi Matsushita of Nikken Kogaku Co., Ltd., Japan

The PIANC ExCom held on January 31, 2013 decided to give the De Paepe-Willems Award of 2013 to the paper titled "Breakwater Reinforcement Method against Large Tsunami" and authored by Mr. Hiroshi Matsushita of Nikken Kogaku Co., Ltd., Japan.

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2012/07/12

Demise of Mr. Kiyoyasu Mikanagi, former Vice President of PIANC, at the age of 77

We regrettably inform you that Mr. K. Mikanagi suddenly passed away on the 7th of July 2012 at the age of 77.

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2011/07/06

Mr. Yutaka Sunohara is elected as a new president of PIANC-Japan

On the occasion of a general assembly of PIANC-Japan held on the 21st June 2011, Mr. Y Sunohara who is a former director general of Port and Harbour Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and a former chief delegate of PIANC from Japanese Government as well was elected as a new president of PIANC-Japan replacing Mr. Y. Kawashima who still maintains a position of the vice-president of PIANC.

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2010/10/14

PIANC 125th Anniversary Celebration in Asia comes to successful end

For the 125th anniversary of PIANC, the organizing committee chaired by the Director General of the Port and Harbour Bureau, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), Mr. Hayashida hosted a celebration event in the Asian region between the 12th and 14th September 2010 in Nagoya. About 700 participants including about 80 persons from 41 countries took part in the celebration. The event was honored by the attendance of His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince. The event ended successfully. (Please click here for a detail of the news: News from PIANC-Japan.pdf

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2010/04/05

Please see detail from ''PIANC 125th Anniversary Celebration Event in Asia''.

Please see detail from ''PIANC 125th Anniversary Celebration Event in Asia''.

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2010/03/17

Mr. Kawashima, president of PIANC-Japan, has been invited to a foundation ceremony meeting of Korean section of PIANC

Mr. Kawashima, president of PIANC-Japan, has been invited to a foundation ceremony meeting of Korean section of PIANC on 24th Feb. 2010 and delivered an address.

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2009/11/11

The Inauguration of English Version Home Page of PIANC-Japan

We are very pleased to inform that an English version of the home page of PIANC-Japan is inaugurated effective on 11 November 2009.
News and other information regarding the activities of PIANC-Japan will be provided on the home page in a timely manner.
We are looking forward to communicating with interesting persons or parties to PIANC-Japan through the home page.

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2009/10/29

PIANC 125th Anniversary Celebration in Asia is scheduled to be held in September 2010 in Nagoya

PIANC established in 1885 will greet its 125th anniversary in 2010. 
On this occasion, anniversary events are scheduled to be held over the world including UK, South-Africa, Argentina and Japan.
Japan will host the event representing Asian region between 11th and 15th September 2010.
Please see in detail on the Site Page of  "PIANC 125th Anniversary Celebration in Asia".

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