Luoyang Ship Material Research Institute (LSMRI) was established in the capital Beijing in 1961, and then moved to Dalian near the Bohai sea in 1962, finally relocated in the ancient capital Luoyang of 13 dynasties since 1971.    
LSMRI, subordinate to China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), is a comprehensive institution, engaged in development and application of shipbuilding materials, and listed in the directory of China defense industry.
After the glorious and stormy fifty years, LSMRI has developed into a comprehensive institute, with 12 research laboratories, two research centers, one material research institute, 4 harbor testing stations, 15 holding companies.