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 anniversary of a natural disaster...

March 12, 2021
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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 of contaminated water into the sea, media...

October 18, 2020
Total Views: 574

Friday, January 24, 2020
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 from reactors that melted down after an...

January 24, 2020
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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 the ocean from the tsunami-crippled...

April 4, 2012
Total Views: 6

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 are...

April 3, 2012
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Saturday, March 24, 2012
Blog

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 Columbia. The beat up...

March 24, 2012
Total Views: 20

Monday, March 5, 2012
Blog

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 of marine debris from the tsunami...

March 5, 2012
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, February 1, 2012
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 these disasters by...

February 1, 2012
Total Views: 64

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 aboard USNS Safeguard (T-ARS 50) departed Onagawa after...

November 29, 2011
Total Views: 4

Thursday, July 21, 2011
Uncategorized

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 activities for the disaster-stricken areas. The freezing and refrigeration...

July 21, 2011
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
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 give its vessels more operational...

April 26, 2011
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
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 to potential supply constraints following the March 11...

April 5, 2011
Total Views: 14

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 are leading international efforts...

March 29, 2011
Total Views: 11

Blog

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 media missed...

March 29, 2011
Total Views: 10

Friday, March 25, 2011
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 Japan. According to Customs, technicians conducted...

March 25, 2011
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Thursday, March 24, 2011
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 the latest navigational warnings issued by the NAVAREA...

March 24, 2011
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Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Blog

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. Tsunami At...

March 22, 2011
Total Views: 2568

Defense

US NAVY Relief Efforts In Japan – Operation Tomodachi Update 21-22 March

Inori Flag By Dennis Boo Phillips A total of 12,750 personnel, 20 ships, and 140 aircraft of U.S. 7th Fleet are continuing to participate in Operation Tomodachi. Today, utilizing 14...

March 22, 2011
Total Views: 32

Monday, March 21, 2011
News

IMO: No restrictions on travel to Japan

According to a statement by the International Maritime Organization and other top agencies, maritime operations can continue normally into and out of Japan’s major sea ports, excluding those damaged by...

March 21, 2011
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Blog

Japan Tsunami Photos – Top 10 Photos Of Maritime Disaster & Recovery

It’s said that a photo speaks a thousand words, which is why we bring you the top maritime tsunami photos from the earthquake that struck Japan. A man cycles by...

March 21, 2011
Total Views: 298