Purpose and Major Activities

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Purpose and Major activities
Purpose Contributing to the development of Aids to Navigation by developing technologies and effectively managing them.
Legal Basis Aids to Navigation Act, Article 41
Major activities
  • Survey, research, and promotion on Aids to Navigation
  • Support for international cooperation related to Aids to Navigation, such as cooperation with the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities(IALA)
  • Collection, analysis, and provision of information related to Aids to Navigation from international organizations
  • Research and development, and testing and inspection of Aids to Navigation equipment and supplies
  • Support and manage the Aids to Navigation-related education, and cultivate professional human resources
  • Support for cooperative development with other nations regarding Aids to Navigation
  • Maintenance of buoys established and managed by the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries
  • Operation and management of the National Lighthouse Museum and marine lighthouse cultural spaces