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LNG Bunkering Project Gets Support from Japanese Gov't

Japan awards a subsidy for a project aimed to support the LNG bunkering in Tokyo Bay.

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Study: Japan Could Become a Major LNG Bunkering Hub

LNG bunkering

Japanese government expects LNG to become a significant fuel for shipping and is positioning Japan as a bunkering hub.

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EU a Step Closer to Trade Agreements with Japan, Singapore

European Commission

European Commission presented the trade agreements with Japan, Singapore to the Council for adoption.

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Dorian LPG Agrees Sale and Leaseback for Corvette

Dorian LPG entered into a sale and bareboat charter arrangement for its 84,000 cbm carrier Corvette.

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Austal to Build Trimaran Ferry for Japanese Firm

Austal has received an AUD 68 million deal to construct a trimaran ferry for Japan's JR Kyushu Jet Ferry.

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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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