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  • Professor / First Class Marine Engineer (Navigation) / Doctor of Psychology

    Professor / Captain / Doctor in Psychology

    FURUSHO Masao

    Masao FURUSHO

    Masao Furusagi
    03-6868-3050
    03-6747-6862

    Specialty



    Education / Work

    • 1978 Graduated from Kobe University of Mercantile Marine, Department of Navigation
    • 1978: Assistant at the Ministry of Transport (now the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) Maritime Training Institute (now an independent administrative institution), and second XNUMXrd mate on a training ship
    • 1983: Lecturer, Second Mate of Training Ship
    • 1986: Lecturer at the Ministry of Transport (currently the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) Maritime College (currently the Japan Maritime Technical Education Agency)
    • 1987: Associate Professor
    • 1988: Assistant professor at the Ministry of Transport (now the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) Maritime Training Institute (now an independent administrative institution), and second chief mate of a training ship
    • 1992: Associate Professor, Ship Safety, Kobe University of Mercantile Marine (currently Kobe University)
    • 1994: Ministry of Education (currently Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) inland researcher (Chukyo University, Faculty of Letters, Department of Psychology)
    • 1995: Captain of the training ship Fukae-Maru, Kobe University of Mercantile Marine (currently Kobe University)
    • 2001: Public interest member of the Kinki Seafarers' Local Labor Committee (until March 2003)
    • 2003: Professor at Kobe University of Mercantile Marine (currently Kobe University)
    • 2003: JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency/currently Japan International Cooperation Agency) Long-term Expert (Maritime Research)/Istanbul Technical University (-March 2005)
    • In 2003, the university merged with Kobe University, and became Professor at the International Maritime Education and Research Center, Faculty of Maritime Sciences, Kobe University.
    • 2005: Director of the International Maritime Education and Research Center, Faculty of Maritime Sciences, Kobe University
    • 2006 Director of the Maritime Training Center, Faculty of Maritime Sciences, Kobe University
    • 2007 Head of the On-Board Training Department, Kobe University (-March 2009)
    • 2010: Director of the Maritime Education Center, Graduate School of Maritime Sciences, Kobe University (-March 2012, 3)
    • 2011 Head of the On-Board Training Department, Kobe University (-March 2013)
    • 2012: Director of the International Maritime Research Center, Graduate School of Maritime Sciences, Kobe University (until March 2016, 3)
    • 2015: Vice Chairman, The Illuminating Engineering Institute of Japan (-June 2017)
    • 2016: Chairman, Japan Institute of Navigation (until June 2018)
    • 2020: Professor, Graduate School of Maritime Sciences, Kobe University (International Maritime Research Center, Department of Transportation Systems Science Research)
    • 2020 Joined Mimura and Komatsu Law Office
    • 2021 Professor Emeritus, Kobe University
    • 2021 President of Oshima National College of Maritime Technology (until March 2024)
    • 2023 Chairman, The Illuminating Engineering Institute of Japan (until June 2025)
    • 2024 Professor Emeritus, Oshima National College of Maritime Technology

    Project record

    • Ship safety, navigation, ergonomics, maritime regulations, maritime labor law

    book

    • Pocket Book of Maritime Training 14th Edition Masao Furusho (Joint author) Kaibundo Publishing Co., Ltd. April 2018 (ISBN: 4)
    • Overview of Maritime Laws (Revised Edition) Masao Furusho, Masashi Fujimoto, Itaru Nemoto, Junko Okada, Masateru Fuchi, Tomohisa Obara (Role: Joint author) Seizando Bookstore Co., Ltd. February 2015
    • The Ultimate Celestial Observation Techniques Kunihiro Suzuki, Masao Furusho (Role: Joint author) Kaibundo Publishing Co., Ltd. May 2014
    • 2 more
    • A New HEART – 4M Method for Human Error Assessment in Maritime Collision Accidents, Ludfi ​​Pratiwi BOWO, Masao FURUSHO, Wanginingastuti MUTMAINNAH, Transactions of Navigation 5(2), Japan Institute of Navigation(JIN), pp39-46, 2020/09/18
    • Visual Condition at Sea for the Safety Navigation, Masao FURUSHO et al, H 23.6, International Recent Issue about Ecdis, E-Navigation and Safety at Sea, TransNav 2011, Gdynia Poland, pp.157-161 GDYNIA MARITIME UNIVERSITY, POLAND, “ISBN 978-0-415-69112-3(Pbk), ISBN 978-0-203-15742-8(eBook)”
    • MARD -Maritime Academic Resource Database, Bogumil Laαynski, Masao Furusho, The International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation 8(4) 591 – 595 December 2014
    • Over 110 other works

    Seminars, lectures, etc.

    • Risk Prediction for Maintaining Maritime Safety, Masao Furusho, 2018 International Conference on Maritime Safety (MASTIC2018), July 2018, Surabaya Institute of Technology
    • The effect of sunlight on visibility for proper lookout, Masao Furusho, 138th Lecture of the Japan Institute of Navigation, June 2018, Japan Institute of Navigation
    • Why does human error occur? , Masao Furusho, Safety and Health Managers and Practitioners Liaison Council, Kobe Transport Supervision Department, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, January 2006
    • More than 20 other times
    • "Risk Perception (Safety Prediction) for Preventing Human Error", Masao Furusho, February 27, 2, 3nd Training Seminar for Ship Operators and Crew Members, Kobe Passenger Ship Association, "Kobe City Industrial Promotion Center, Meeting Rooms 26 and 904"
    • "Good Seamanship" - Safe Ship Operation and Human Error -, Masao Furusho, July 26, 7, Kobe University Okayama Alumni Association General Meeting "Purity Makibi"
    • "Thinking about maritime education in Japan - A captain talks about maritime education - The effectiveness of maritime education on the training ship Fukae-Maru", March 22, 3, 6nd Marine Education Forum, Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers, Marine Education Promotion Committee, Ship Science Museum, XNUMXth floor, Marine Hall
    • More than 20 other times