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: 1634

Sunday, December 26, 2021
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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: 7622

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: 1373

Thursday, November 4, 2021
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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: 1033

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: 958

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: 3082

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: 2275

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

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 20625

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: 1446

Monday, March 15, 2021
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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: 1077

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

February 9, 2021
Total Views: 5641

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

December 15, 2020
Total Views: 906

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

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

October 25, 2020
Total Views: 60

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

October 15, 2020
Total Views: 621

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

July 29, 2020
Total Views: 16

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

July 9, 2020
Total Views: 10

Monday, February 10, 2020
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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

February 10, 2020
Total Views: 48

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

February 3, 2020
Total Views: 57

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

January 24, 2020
Total Views: 16