Heiyo Public Viewing

 

 

Japan's Latest Survey Vessel “Heiyo” Open for Public Viewing at Sea Japan 2020

The Japan Coast Guard's largest-ever survey vessel, Heiyo, which was commissioned on 29 January this year, will be berthed alongside Sea Japan for public inspection on 13 March. With a gross tonnage of 4,000 tonnes and construction costs of JPY 13.1 billion, it is the first large size survey vessels to join the Japan Coast Guard fleet for 20 years and will significantly strengthen the nation’s maritime security capability. Do not miss this valuable opportunity go aboard the Heiyo and inspect its advanced survey equipment.

 

Heiyo will be open for public viewing on Friday 13 March from 10:00 to 15:30

Admission free, no reservation required.

Heiyo will be berthed near to the South Halls of Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Center

 

  • <Access>

Click the pictures below to download the maps.

Particulars:

Vessel Name: Heiyo

Hull Number: HL11

Date of Commission: 29 January 2020

Gross Tonnage: 4,000 tonnes

Length: 103 metres

Beam: 16 metres

 

Heiyo is fitted with the latest surveying tools including multi-beam sounding equipment, an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) and autonomous survey vehicles (ASV). The ship is equipped with an azimuth thruster for precise position holding capability for enhanced oceanographic surveying. Heiyo will conduct surveys of seabed topography and geology necessary to secure Japan's maritime interests in the Sea of Japan and the East China Sea.

Heiyo is fitted with the latest surveying tools including multi-beam sounding equipment, an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) and autonomous survey vehicles (ASV). The ship is equipped with an azimuth thruster for precise position holding capability for enhanced oceanographic surveying. Heiyo will conduct surveys of seabed topography and geology necessary to secure Japan's maritime interests in the Sea of Japan and the East China Sea.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
For more details, please feel free to contact us.

Secretariat Office - UBM Japan Co Ltd
Kanda 91 Bldg., 1-8-3 Kaji-cho, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo 101-0044 Japan
Tel: +81-3-5296-1020 / Fax: +81-3-5296-1018  Email: visitor@seajapan.ne.jp