July 28, 2023

----- Closed on 20th October ,2023 -----

JAMSTEC launched a naming contest for
the Arctic Research Vessel currently under construction.
To submit your name idea, follow the contest's rules below.
The deadline to submit a name is Friday, October 20, 17:00 (JST).

For more detail about the Arctic Research Vessel,
explore our website.

The Contest's Rules

Dead Line
Friday, October 20, 17:00 (JST)

How to apply
Please send an e-mail to designated email address with the following information in the body of the message.
*Obtained information will be used only for naming contest operations and will be handled safely and appropriately under “Act on the Protection of Personal Information” and the “Cabinet Order to Enforce the Act on the Protection of Personal Information”, as well as various regulations established by JAMSTEC.

① Name Idea
② Your Name
③ Gender ( ・Male ・Female ・Other ・Prefer Not to Answer )
④ Age        ( ・Under Elementary ・Elementary ・Junior High ・High School ・Other
       ・Prefer Not to Answer )
⑤ Country

Entry Criteria
Please submit a suitable name for Japan's first JAMSTEC research vessel with icebreaking capabilities.

Screening Process
Based on the name proposals received from the public, JAMSTEC will consult with experts inside/outside of JAMSTEC to determine the most suitable name for the Arctic research vessel.
(Therefore, the name with the highest number of entries may not be chosen.)

Winning Name Announcement
We will announce the winning name on our website within FY2023.