Shipping’s Decarbonization Will Need Major R&D Investment

Collaboration and investment in technology development key for meeting IMO's targets

Hafnia Tankers Inks Sale and Leaseback in Japan

Hafnia Tankers completes sale and leaseback deal for one of its LR1 tankers in the Japanese market.

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Sanchi Pollution May Reach Japan's Ryukyu Islands

Water polluted by Sanchi oil tanker may reach coral reefs in Japan's Ryukyu Island chain.

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Japan's ONE Starts Taking Bookings

Ocean Network Express will start accepting bookings in stages from February 1, 2018.

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M/Maritime Unveils Three Ship Orders at Japanese Yards

M/Maritime Corp has revealed orders for three vessels with Japanese shipbuilders.

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K Line, NYK and Partners Eye LNG Bunkering in Japan

K Line and NYK Line start talks with two compatriots on setting up an LNG bunkering business in Japan.

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N. Korean Tanker in Suspicious Contact with Dominican Ship

North Korean tanker was spotted in a suspected illegal transfer of goods with a Dominican-flagged tanker.

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Burning Sanchi Drifts into Japanese Waters

Iranian tanker Sanchi drifts away from the Chinese coast into Japan's exclusive economic zone.

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MHI Eyes Uncharted Waters on Its Way to Sustainable Growth

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to enter uncharted territory starting from 2018.

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Sea Shepherd Releases Graphic Video of Japanese Whaling

Sea Shepherd Australia informed that it has managed to obtain the release of footage of Japanese whaling practices ...

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US Navy Ship Scraped in Collision with Japanese Tug

US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold suffered minimal damage after it collided with a tugboat off ...

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Japan Starts New Whaling Mission in Southern Ocean

Japan started a new “research mission” in the Southern Ocean as the country sent its fleet to continue ...

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Sea Shepherd Stops Pursuit of Japanese Whalers

The marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd will not be sending ships to fight the Japanese whaling fleet in ...

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Singapore, Japan Looking into LNG Bunkering for Car Carriers

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Ports and Harbours Bureau of the Ministry of Land, ...

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Cambodia Gets Loan for Sihanoukville Port Expansion

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a loan agreement to provide up to CNY 23.5 billion ...

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Damaged Warship to Be Moved to US for Repairs

The US Navy’s severely damaged guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald is to be moved back to the US months ...

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Japan's Trio Sets Up Container Shipping JV

Japan’s three major container shipping companies established a holding and operating company on July 7 as ...

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Japanese Trio Says All Needed Approvals Secured

Japan’s shipping majors Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), and Kawasaki Kisen ...

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EU Clears Japanese Carriers’ JV

The European Commission has approved the creation of a joint venture between Japan’s shipping giants Nippon ...

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South Africa Rejects Japanese Trio's Merger Deal

The South African Competition Commission has decided to block the proposed merger between Japan’s big three ...

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Japanese Consortium to Develop Autonomous Shipping System

Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism has selected a joint project led ...

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EU, Japan Raise Concerns over DSME's Rescue Plan

The European Union and Japan have raised concerns over Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering’s (DSME) ...

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