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Monday, January 15, 2024
Naval diplomacy in London
Shipping

Beyond G7 Gunboats: The Case for Naval Diplomacy to Secure the Red Sea

Both the G7 and the US-led military coalition have been unsuccessful in protecting trade in the Red Sea, Black Sea and other maritime regions. Is there a more

January 15, 2024
Total Views: 7562

Tuesday, January 2, 2024
Japan airlines fire after coast guard collision
Incidents

Five Dead After Japan Coast Guard Plane Collides With Airliner

By Daniel Leussink (Reuters) – All 379 people aboard a Japan Airlines (JAL) plane escaped the burning airliner after a collision

January 2, 2024
Total Views: 2592

Sunday, December 17, 2023
Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida greets Philippines' President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.
Defense

Philippines To Grant Japan Access to Military Bases

By Karen Lema (Reuters) The Philippines and Japan have started talks on a reciprocal access agreement that would allow the deployment of military forces on

December 17, 2023
Total Views: 29016

Friday, November 17, 2023
offshore wind farm
Offshore

Offshore Wind Industry Crisis Deepens as Japan Firms Exit Taiwan Projects

By Sing Yee Ong (Bloomberg) — Japanese companies are dropping out of offshore wind projects in Taiwan, one of fastest growing markets for the

November 17, 2023
Total Views: 2295

Saturday, November 11, 2023
170409-N-GD109-009 (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. Landers/Released)
Defense

Japan-Led Navy Exercise Starts With Philippines Observing For First Time

By Sakura Murakami ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Japan’s navy on Saturday announced the start of a joint annual

November 11, 2023
Total Views: 1883

Saturday, November 4, 2023
Japan's Prime Minister Kishida visits Philippines. Ezra Acayan/POOL via REUTERS
Defense

Japan Cooperating With Philippines, US To Protect South China Sea

By Karen Lema MANILA, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Saturday his country, the Philippines and the United States were

November 4, 2023
Total Views: 1313

Sunday, September 17, 2023
U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy team up in the South China Sea. Picture taken April 18, 2020. Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicholas Huynh/U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS
Defense

Philippines Says Japan, Australia Keen On Joint Maritime Patrols

By Ian Sayson Sep 17, 2023 (Bloomberg) –The Philippine armed forces said Japan and Australia “expressed willingness” to take part in joint

September 17, 2023
Total Views: 2016

Saturday, August 26, 2023
Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Photo taken by Kyodo. Kyodo/via REUTERS
Environment

Fukushima Wastewater Released Into The Ocean, China Bans All Japanese Seafood

By Sakura Murakami TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan started releasing treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant

August 26, 2023
Total Views: 5751

Friday, August 18, 2023
A still image from a video, released by Russia's Defence Ministry, shows what it said to be Russian and Chinese navy ships jointly patrolling the Pacific Ocean and holding naval exercises in the East China Sea, in this image taken from footage released August 18, 2023. Russian Defence
News

Japan Scrambles Jets Amid Russian and Chinese Naval Patrol in Pacific

TOKYO, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Japan said on Friday it scrambled fighter jets after two Russian IL-38 information-gathering aircraft were

August 18, 2023
Total Views: 25786

Saturday, July 29, 2023
Foreign Ships, Aircraft In East And South China Seas Escalating Tensions – China’s Defense Ministry
Defense

Foreign Ships, Aircraft In East And South China Seas Escalating Tensions – China’s Defense Ministry

BEIJING, July 29 (Reuters) – The frequent dispatch of ships and aircraft by certain unnamed countries to “show off their military force

July 29, 2023
Total Views: 38964

Wednesday, July 5, 2023
Port of Nagoya
Ports

Japan’s Biggest Port Hit by Ransomware Cyberattack

By Nicholas Takahashi and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — Japan’s biggest maritime port was crippled by an alleged Russian cyberattack, disrupting cargo as

July 5, 2023
Total Views: 2727

Saturday, July 1, 2023
FILE PHOTO: Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov is seen ahead of scheduled naval exercises in Richards Bay
Defense

Japan Says Russian Warships Spotted Near Taiwan, Okinawa Islands

TOKYO, July 1 (Reuters) – Japan’s defense ministry said late on Friday it had spotted two Russian Navy ships in the waters near Taiwan

July 1, 2023
Total Views: 18720

Saturday, June 17, 2023
Japan Hopes To Shore Up Philippines’ Defense Amid Taiwan Conflict Fears
Defense

Japan Hopes To Shore Up Philippines’ Defense Amid Taiwan Conflict Fears

By Tim Kelly, Sakura Murakami and Yukiko Toyoda TOKYO, June 16 (Reuters) – Japan is preparing military aid for the Philippines to help secure

June 17, 2023
Total Views: 3269

Monday, May 29, 2023
Philippines, U.S., Japan To Hold First-Ever Joint Coast Guard Exercise
USCG

Philippines, U.S., Japan To Hold First-Ever Joint Coast Guard Exercise

MANILA, May 29 (Reuters) – The coast guard of the United States, Japan and the Philippines will hold

May 29, 2023
Total Views: 2284

Sunday, May 28, 2023
North Korea Notifies Japan Of Plan To Launch Satellite
Defense

North Korea Notifies Japan Of Plan To Launch Satellite

By Hyunsu Yim and Nobuhiro Kubo SEOUL/TOKYO, May 29 (Reuters) – North Korea has notified Japan of a plan to launch a satellite between May 31 and June

May 28, 2023
Total Views: 2718

Monday, May 22, 2023
Japanese Shipbuilders Embark on Liquid CO2 Tanker Project
Environment

Japanese Shipbuilders Embark on Liquid CO2 Tanker Project

In response to the increasing demand for CO2 transportation resulting from the growth of carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects, a group of Japan’s

May 22, 2023
Total Views: 2096

Saturday, April 22, 2023
Discovery Of WW2 Shipwreck Ends Australia’s  ‘Tragic’ Maritime Chapter
Maritime News

Discovery Of WW2 Shipwreck Ends Australia’s ‘Tragic’ Maritime Chapter

SYDNEY, April 22 (Reuters) – Australia’s Defence Minister Richard Marles said on Saturday that the wreck of a Japanese merchant ship,

April 22, 2023
Total Views: 4904

Sunday, April 16, 2023
South Korea, US, Japan To Hold Missile Defense Drills To Counter North Korea
Navy

South Korea, US, Japan To Hold Missile Defense Drills To Counter North Korea

SEOUL, April 17 (Reuters) – South Korea, the United States and Japan will stage joint naval missile defense exercises on Monday as they push for

April 16, 2023
Total Views: 1906

Tuesday, April 4, 2023
USS Nimitz Carrier Pulls Into Busan
Navy

United Front: South Korea, US, And Japan Stage Joint Anti-Submarine Exercises

by Soo-hyang Choi (Reuters) The navies of South Korea, the U.S. and Japan will hold two days of anti-submarine exercises starting Monday to better counter

April 4, 2023
Total Views: 2284

Thursday, March 16, 2023
Ports of Los Angeles, Tokyo, and Yokohama to Establish Green Shipping Corridors
Environment

Ports of Los Angeles, Tokyo, and Yokohama to Establish Green Shipping Corridors

The Port of Los Angeles has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with the Port of Tokyo and the Port of Yokohama to collaborate on sustainability and

March 16, 2023
Total Views: 1596
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