History

History

1946 Railway Research Institute established under Ministry of Transport(MOT)
1949 Technical Research Section moved to Kurihama, Yokosuka city (present location of the institute)
1962 Port and Harbour Research Institute of the Ministry of Transport established
2001

Institute became Port and Harbor Research Institute under the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport

Institute divided into Port and Airport Research Institute and National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management
2004 Tsunami Reserch Center established
2005 Life Cycle Management(LCM)Research Center established
2010 Tsunami Research Center reorganized to Asia-Pacific Center for Coastal Disaster Research
2011 Shifted from research department systems to research field systems
2013 LCM Research Center reorganized to Life Cycle Management Research Center
2014 Ocean Infrastructure Research Center established
2015 Changed from an Independent Administrative Agency to National Research and Development Agency

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