Japan


Monday, November 21, 2022
Shipping

JERA to Study Large-Scale Ammonia Fuel Transportation with NYK and MOL

Japanese power company JERA Co. has entered into memorandums of understanding with shipping companies NYK and MOL on the large-volume transportation of ammonia

November 21, 2022
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Sunday, November 6, 2022
Navy

Japan Hosts Multilateral Display Of Naval Unity Amid East Asia Tension

By Tim Kelly YOKOSUKA, Japan, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Japan hosted its first international fleet review for seven years on Sunday with ships from 12 other

November 6, 2022
Total Views: 1192

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
CNO Japan Navy Ceremony
Navy

Losing Taiwan Would Jeopardize Key Shipping Lanes Says Japan

Japan is rapidly building out its Navy to defend against China. Officials say losing an independent Taiwan would be a disaster because it would jeopardize key

October 19, 2022
Total Views: 2879

Monday, October 10, 2022
jack-up vessel Seajacks Zaratan installing wind turbines at the Akita and Noshiro offshore wind farms in Japan
Offshore

Japan’s First Commercial Offshore Wind Farm Takes Shape

All 33 offshore wind turbines have now been installed at Japan’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm. The installation was carried out by Seajacks

October 10, 2022
Total Views: 2139

Saturday, September 17, 2022
Weather

Japan Issues Special Typhoon Warning As ‘Unprecedented’ Storm Approaches

TOKYO, Sept 17 (Reuters) – The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a special typhoon warning on Saturday for Kagoshima prefecture on Kyushu, the

September 17, 2022
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Saturday, August 6, 2022
Maritime Security

Taiwan Claims Chinese Warships Simulated Attacks On U.S. And Japanese Warships

By Yimou Lee and David Brunnstrom TAIPEI, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Taiwan officials said Chinese aircraft and warships rehearsed an attack on the

August 6, 2022
Total Views: 2465

Sunday, May 15, 2022
nyk line
News

Shipping Chaos Sends Japan Manufacturers Home

By Masumi Suga (Bloomberg) Japanese manufacturers are increasingly looking to move offshore operations to their home market, according to a Tokyo Steel

May 15, 2022
Total Views: 3985

Sunday, April 24, 2022
Japan Coast Guard Cutter SAR
Lifesaving Incidents

Japan’s Coast Guard Intensifies Search For Missing Tour Boat

by David Dolan (Reuters) Ten people found so far from a Japanese tour boat missing off the country’s northern coast have been confirmed dead, the coast

April 24, 2022
Total Views: 2500

Saturday, April 23, 2022
Navy

Japan’s Foreign Minister Promises A Stronger Military During Visit To US Aircraft Carrier

ABOARD USS LINCOLN, April 23 (Reuters) – Japan’s foreign minister promised his country would bolster its military to help the

April 23, 2022
Total Views: 2941

Thursday, March 17, 2022
Russian Navy amphib
Navy

Russian Amphibious Sealift Ships Sail Towards Europe

by Tim Kelly (Reuters) Japan’s military said on Thursday that it had spotted four large Russian amphibious warfare ships sailing close to its islands

March 17, 2022
Total Views: 35697

Friday, January 7, 2022
Shipping

Shipping Snarls Force McDonald’s Japan to Skimp on Fries

TOKYO, Jan 7 (Reuters) – Japanese customers will have to settle for a small serving of McDonald’s fries for the next month or so after the

January 7, 2022
Total Views: 1695

Sunday, December 26, 2021
SUISO-FRONTIER-hydrogen-tanker
News

World’s First Liquefied Hydrogen Tanker Departs Japan

by Yuka Obayashi (Reuters) – The world’s first liquefied hydrogen carrier left Japan on Friday to pick up its first cargo in Australia, with a

December 26, 2021
Total Views: 7985

Saturday, November 27, 2021
Maritime Security

Japan Plans To Double Military Spending In Rush To Bolster Air And Sea Defenses

By Tim Kelly TOKYO,(Reuters) – Japan plans to add $6.75 billion to its already record annual military spending in a rush to bolster air

November 27, 2021
Total Views: 1489

Thursday, November 4, 2021
nyk containership
Finance

Japanese Shippers Reap Profit Bonanza Amid Supply Chain Chaos

By Aaron Sheldrick TOKYO, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Nippon Yusen and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Japan’s biggest and third-biggest shipping companies,

November 4, 2021
Total Views: 1053

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Environment

World’s Biggest Offshore Wind Developer SSE Moves Into Japan

By Rachel Morison (Bloomberg) SSE Plc formed a joint venture in Japan to gain a foothold in one of the most promising markets for offshore wind.  The

September 29, 2021
Total Views: 990

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

September 12, 2021
Total Views: 3109

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

September 6, 2021
Total Views: 2308

Friday, May 28, 2021
chemical tanker Ulsan Pioneer damage
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

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 20765

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

March 17, 2021
Total Views: 1456

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

March 15, 2021
Total Views: 1090