Bigger Ships on the Horizon for Fujairah

CEO of Fujairah Terminals

CEO of Fujairah Terminals updates on the progress with expansion plans at the port.

Japan Complains to WTO about Korean Shipbuilding Support


Japan has requested WTO dispute consultations with South Korea concerning subsidies for shipbuilders.

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Korea Denies Japan's Claims on WTO Breach


South Korea and Japan in dispute over shipbuilding subsidies.

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Typhoon Jebi Smashes Japanese Tanker into Airport Bridge

Japanese Coast Guard

Japanese tanker smashes into Kansai International Airport bridge.

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SFI’s Fire-Stricken Super Tanker Taken under Tow

Front Hakata

Front Hakata, which was adrift following an engine fire, has been taken under tow.

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NYK to Explore Commercialization of LNG Bunkering


NYK is to explore the commercialization of an LNG bunkering business in western Japan.

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EU Takes Action to Shield Itself from US Tariffs


The European Union has introduced “provisional safeguard measures” concerning imports of a number of ...

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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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