Sunday, September 12, 2021
Navy

Japan Spots Chinese Sub Just Outside Territorial Waters

by Rocky Swift (Reuters) Japan’s defense ministry said on Sunday that a submarine believed to be from China was spotted in waters near its southern islands, as maritime tensions persist...

September 12, 2021
Total Views: 3043

Monday, September 6, 2021
Navy

HMS Queen Elizabeth Arrives In Japan

By Tim Kelly (Reuters) Britain showed off its HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier to Japan’s defence chief on Monday at a naval base near Tokyo, marking the start of a...

September 6, 2021
Total Views: 2227

Friday, May 28, 2021
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Accidents

Three Missing After RoRo Sinks After Collision With Chemical Tanker

TOKYO, May 28 (Reuters) – Japanese coast guard ships and aircraft were searching on Friday for three missing crew of a cargo ship that capsized and sank after a collision with a...

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 20571

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Environment

Japanese Banks Sign The Poseidon Principles

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) – Leading Japanese lenders have joined an initiative that links the provision of shipping finance to cuts in carbon dioxide emissions as the sector accelerates efforts...

March 17, 2021
Total Views: 1435

Monday, March 15, 2021
offshore wind farm
Offshore

Japan Mulls Undersea Cable Plan to Expand Offshore Wind

By Masumi Suga and Sophie Jackman (Bloomberg) — Japan is considering laying undersea cables to link offshore wind power generation with demand centers as it seeks to expand renewable energy. An...

March 15, 2021
Total Views: 1071

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Defense

Japanese Submarine Hits Ship Off Japan

A Japanese submarine was damaged after colliding with a ship as it surfaced off the southeast coast of Japan on Monday. The incident took place in waters off Shikoku island...

February 9, 2021
Total Views: 5632

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
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Offshore

Japan Plans Major Offshore Wind Push to Hit Climate Goals

By Aya Takada (Bloomberg) — Japan will aim to more than quadruple offshore wind generation capacity in the decade to 2040 under plans to meet its mid-century emissions reduction target. The government...

December 15, 2020
Total Views: 901

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Defense

Japan and Australia Reach Breakthrough Security Pact Over Disputed South China Sea

By Kiyoshi Takenaka and Ju-min Park TOKYO, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Japan and Australia agreed on a breakthrough defense pact on Tuesday allowing reciprocal visits for training and operations, and...

November 17, 2020
Total Views: 2916

Sunday, October 25, 2020
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Defense

Japan’s Sea Missile Defense System Faces Mounting Costs

by Tim Kelly (Reuters) – Basing Japan’s missile defense systems at sea may cost at least twice as much to complete as its now-abandoned plans for Aegis Ashore ground-based sites...

October 25, 2020
Total Views: 58

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Suiso Frontier hydrogen ship
Environment

Japan Doubles Down On Massive Hydrogen Ship Plan

TOKYO, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Japan will seek to create a commercial hydrogen fuel supply chain by around 2030 to support reducing carbon emissions, Industry Minister Hiroshi Kajiyama said during...

October 15, 2020
Total Views: 592

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Vows to Help Japan Monitor ‘Unprecedented’ Chinese Incursion Around Disputed East China Sea Islands

By Tim Kelly TOKYO, July 29 (Reuters) – The U.S. military will help Japan monitor “unprecedented” Chinese incursions around East China Sea islands controlled by Tokyo but claimed by Beijing...

July 29, 2020
Total Views: 12

Thursday, July 9, 2020
offshore wind farm
Maritime News

Japan to Develop Offshore Wind Farms at 30 Sites in 10 Years, Nikkei Says

TOKYO, July 9 (Reuters) – Japan will craft new rules and support infrastructure in a drive that aims to build offshore wind farms at 30 sites during the next decade,...

July 9, 2020
Total Views: 9

Monday, February 10, 2020
south korean shipbuilding
Maritime News

Japan Takes Second Complaint to WTO Over South Korean Shipbuilding

BRUSSELS, Feb 10 (Reuters) – Japan launched a second complaint at the World Trade Organization on Monday over support South Korea gives its shipbuilding industry, intensifying a wider dispute between...

February 10, 2020
Total Views: 41

Monday, February 3, 2020
Maritime News

Japanese Warship Departs for Gulf of Oman to Patrol Oil Lifeline

By Tim Kelly – YOKOSUKA, Feb 2 (Reuters) – A Japanese destroyer left for the Gulf of Oman on Sunday amid simmering Middle East tension to guard sea lanes that...

February 3, 2020
Total Views: 54

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
Total Views: 12

Monday, October 7, 2019
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Maritime News

North Korean Fishing Boat’s Crew Rescued After Colliding with Japanese Ship

By Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO, Oct 7 (Reuters) – Japan rescued about 60 North Korean crew members from a fishing boat that sank after it collided with a Japanese patrol boat...

October 7, 2019
Total Views: 3

Friday, August 2, 2019
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Finance

Japan’s K-Line Convicted Of Cartel Conduct By Australian Court

by Niyati Shetty (Reuters) Japanese shipping firm Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd (K-Line) was convicted of criminal cartel conduct and ordered to pay a A$34.5 million ($23.50 million) fine by a...

August 2, 2019
Total Views: 23

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Navy

Japan Will Not Send Warships To Strait of Hormuz

by Tim Kelly (Reuters) – Japan will not send warships to join a U.S.-led maritime force to guard oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz fearing a military response from...

August 2, 2019
Total Views: 11

Thursday, November 15, 2018
south Korean trawlers collision
Maritime News

Japanese, South Korean Trawlers Collide in Sea of Japan

TOKYO/SEOUL, Nov 15 (Reuters) – A South Korean trawler and a Japanese fishing boat collided in the Sea of Japan on Thursday about 330 km (205 miles) northeast of an...

November 15, 2018
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
south korean shipbuilding
Maritime News

Japan Takes South Korea to WTO Over Financial Support for Shipbuilders

By Tom Miles GENEVA, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Japan has launched a complaint at the World Trade Organization to contest what it says is illegal financial support given by South...

November 13, 2018
Total Views: 1