The Career and the Forward Vision of the “Kaiwo Maru I” after Her Retirement -The Invitation Process to Fushiki-Toyama Port and the Achievements at the Port


After the building of the ship taking over the “Kaiwo Maru I” was planned, in Shinminato City (at the time), devoted movement inviting her had been developed since around 1980. In 1990 she was moored at Fushiki-Toyama port temporarily, and “Kaiwomaru Park” was built two years later. In 1994, permanent preservation of her (at Fushiki-Toyama port) was decided. Afterward, events such as full-sail exhibition or maritime educational program have been held. Through these efforts, the “Kaiwo Maru I” increases visitor’s knowledge and interest in ocean and ships. She also has contributed to maritime education for the younger generation. The authors first specify the detail of inviting her that many people made efforts and achievements after her retirement. Then, in order to leave the “Kaiwo Maru I” eternally for the next generation, the authors propose the significance of her existence and how she can contribute to society that are able to win people’s understanding in both hardware based and software based (tangible and intangible) elements.


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  • Accession Number: 01688554
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  • Files: TRIS, JSTAGE
  • Created Date: Jul 1 2018 3:01PM