THE ACTIVITIES BY RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF MARINE ENGINEERING
The Research Institute of Marine Engineering is an organization established for promoting technological development in line with the policy objective of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and the needs of the member companies. The Research Institute of Marine Engineering conducts the following activities.
 Consigned Test
The Research Institute of Marine Engineering conducts tests on ship equipment and fittings in response to the requests by SQCA's member companies and issues certificates of test. The tests are done according to the test specifications of the Ship Safety Law, various ship classification societies as requested. The certificates of test issued by the Research Institute of Marine Engineering has authority as a third-party certificate.
 Lending of Facilities, Technical Guidance
The Research Institute of Marine Engineering lends its various testing facilities and instruments upon request. In such a case the institute gives instructions on how to use them and provides information on them.
 Research and Development
Making effective use of the technologies accumulated through tests on ship equipment and fittings, advanced testing facilities and instruments, the Research Institute of Marine Engineering makes contributions to development of ship equipment and fittings and their standards, which could better meet the needs of the times.
 Activities other than in the Shipping Field
The Research Institute of Marine Engineering does its utmost in testing, developing and improving products other than those directly related with shipping.