Sailing the Seven Seas

Have you ever thought about the first journey of a ship, her maiden voyage from the shipyard to its owner?

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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MOL Forecasts Return to Profit amid Group Overhaul

Japan’s shipping major Mitsui O.S.K. Line is on the path of returning to profitability at the ordinary income ...

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Sea Shepherd: Japan Kills Another 333 Minke Whales

The Japanese whaling fleet has reached its self-allocated quota of killing 333 minke whales in the Southern ...

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MOL Reports USD 183 Mn Extraordinary Loss

Japanese shipping major Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has booked an extraordinary loss worth JPY 20.5 billion (USD 183 ...

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Japanese Shipbuilders Step Closer to Building Alliance

Japanese shipbuilding company Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has reached an agreement in principle with its ...

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Japan’s Trio Gets Nod for Container Shipping JV

The Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) has granted its approval for the containership joint venture proposed ...

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Japan's Orderbook Sees Slowest Decline Rate

Amid the current muted shipbuilding market the Japanese orderbook has shown its endurance and recently surpassed ...

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Mitsubishi Heavy to Restructure Its Shipbuilding Business?

Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) is considering to restructure its shipbuilding activities and enter ...

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Australia, Japan a Step Closer to Liquid Hydrogen Shipping

Australia and Japan have signed an agreement which will allow liquid hydrogen to be shipped in bulk for the first ...

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LNG Bunkering Plan Unveiled for Port of Yokohama

Amid the tightening of international regulations on emissions from shipping, the Port of Yokohama has taken another ...

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Sea Shepherd Intercepts Japanese Whaling Fleet

Sea Shepherd’s patrol vessel the Ocean Warrior intercepted one of the harpoon ships of the Japanese ...

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