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Sunday, August 20, 2023
Japan’s PM To Meet Fishermen On Fukushima Water Release Plan
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Japan’s PM To Meet Fishermen On Fukushima Water Release Plan

TOKYO, Aug 20 (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said he will meet fishermen as soon as Monday to seek their understanding of the

August 20, 2023
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Sunday, July 9, 2023
South Korean people tear up a giant banner depicting the logo of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) during a protest against Japan's plan to discharge treated radioactive water from the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima plant into the ocean, in central Seoul, South Korea, July 8, 2023. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo
Environment

South Koreans Protests Over Fukushima Water Release

By Hyunsu Yim SEOUL (Reuters) – Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Seoul on Saturday during a visit to South Korea by the head of the U.N.

July 9, 2023
Total Views: 3015

Sunday, February 19, 2023
Fukushima Wastewater Could Be Released Into The Sea This Spring Or Summer
Environment

Fukushima Wastewater Could Be Released Into The Sea This Spring Or Summer

By Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) – The release of waste water from Japan’s wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant would have a negligible effect on

February 19, 2023
Total Views: 3318

Friday, March 12, 2021
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Incidents

This Is Why Japan Might Release Radioactive Waste Water Into The Ocean

By Sakura Murakami and Aaron Sheldrick (Reuters) – For one minute this week, workers at the Fukushima nuclear station fell silent to mark the 10-year

March 12, 2021
Total Views: 5862

Sunday, October 18, 2020
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Environment

Japan To Release Fukushima’s Nuclear Waste Water Into Sea

By Kaori Kaneko (Reuters) – Nearly a decade after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan’s government has decided to release over one million tonnes

October 18, 2020
Total Views: 697

Friday, January 24, 2020
Will Fukushima Waste Be Diluted And Dumped In The Pacific?
Environment

Will Fukushima Waste Be Diluted And Dumped In The Pacific?

By Aaron Sheldrick (Reuters) – At the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant north of Tokyo, workers in protective suits are still removing radioactive material

January 24, 2020
Total Views: 57

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
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Uncategorized

Woods Hole Oceanographic Conducts Search For Nuclear Fallout

An international research team is reporting the results of a research cruise they organized to study the amount, spread, and impacts of radiation released into

April 4, 2012
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
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Blog

Drilling Into The Tsunami – An Update From The Chikyu

Reaching from Chile up to the Bering Sea, then down again to New Zealand, the fault lines circling the Pacific Ocean are named The Pacific Ring of Fire and

April 3, 2012
Total Views: 22

Saturday, March 24, 2012
Ship Photo of The Week – Tsunami Ghost Ship Spotted Off British Columbia
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Ship Photo of The Week – Tsunami Ghost Ship Spotted Off British Columbia

More than a year after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan, a Japanese fishing boat has been found drifting aimlessly off the coast of British

March 24, 2012
Total Views: 46

Monday, March 5, 2012
WOC – We need your help in tracking marine debris from Japan’s tsunami
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WOC – We need your help in tracking marine debris from Japan’s tsunami

The World Ocean Council (WOC) is reaching out to the maritime community and vessels transiting between Japan and North America for information and observations

March 5, 2012
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Tracking Marine Debris from the Japanese Tsunami
Blog

Tracking Marine Debris from the Japanese Tsunami

By NOAA’s Office of Response and Restoration The March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan were tragic events, but you can help NOAA in the aftermath of

February 1, 2012
Total Views: 103

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Press Releases

USNS Safeguard Visits Tsunami-Stricken Japanese Port

By Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Daniel Sanford, U.S. Naval Air Facility Misawa, Japan Public Affairs ONAGAWA, Japan — Sailors and civilians

November 29, 2011
Total Views: 11

Thursday, July 21, 2011
MOL Donates 6 Reefer Containers to Japan’s Disaster Areas
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MOL Donates 6 Reefer Containers to Japan’s Disaster Areas

TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. has donated six 20-foot reefer containers to the Soma-Futaba Fisheries Cooperative Association as part of its support

July 21, 2011
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
BP Shipping Unit Adds Radiation Clause To Contracts
News

BP Shipping Unit Adds Radiation Clause To Contracts

(Dow Jones) – BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) has confirmed that its shipping unit has added a “radiation clause” to its contracts since last month, to

April 26, 2011
Total Views: 27

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Daewoo Shipbuilding: High Material Costs May Weigh On 2011 Profitability
Engineering News

Daewoo Shipbuilding: High Material Costs May Weigh On 2011 Profitability

SEOUL (Dow Jones)–Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (042660.SE) said high raw material costs may weigh on its profitability this year due

April 5, 2011
Total Views: 24

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
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MSC

US Navy and MSC Lead In Japan Relief Efforts

In the efforts to provide relief services to Japan it’s no surprise, with continued presence in and close ties to the country, that  US military forces

March 29, 2011
Total Views: 33

The Most Spine-Chilling Tsunami Video Ever Shot
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The Most Spine-Chilling Tsunami Video Ever Shot

There have been no shortage of video coming from Tsunami ravaged Japan and just a few days ago gCaptain highlighted the five worst. But gCaptain and the news

March 29, 2011
Total Views: 36

Friday, March 25, 2011
First post-quake cargo from Japan cleared by U.S. Customs
News

First post-quake cargo from Japan cleared by U.S. Customs

U.S. Customs and Border Protection gave global shipping line APL an all-clear here this week for the first shipment of containerized cargo from post-earthquake

March 25, 2011
Total Views: 4

Thursday, March 24, 2011
IMO urges maritime operations in Japan to operate normally
News

IMO urges maritime operations in Japan to operate normally

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued a letter to its members and various organizations advising shipmasters and shipowners to comply with

March 24, 2011
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Top 5 Worst Japan Tsunami Videos
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Top 5 Worst Japan Tsunami Videos

It’s said that video can capture the words of a nation, which is why we bring you the top maritime photos from the tsunami that has stricken Japan.

March 22, 2011
Total Views: 5287
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