Tokyo Port waives fees for LNG and hydrogen-powered shipsTo promote greater use of LNG and hydrogen fuels in the maritime sector, the Tokyo Port is waiving port entry fees for LNG and hydrogen-powered vessels.
Yanmar Power Technology tests maritime hydrogen fuel cell systemOn March 24, 2021, in Oita, Japan, Japanese engine manufacturer Yanmar Holdings and its subsidiary Yanmar Power Technology conducted a field demonstration test for the maritime fuel cell system.
Japan commissions its second Maya class destroyerAt a ceremony in Yokohama on March 19, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) commissioned JS Haguro (DDG 180), its second “Maya” class destroyer.
Japanese companies come together to develop ammonia bunker supply chainA group of Japanese companies has teamed up to produce ammonia as a marine fuel.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines agrees to share the data of about 180 MOL shipsMitsui OSK Lines and Ship Data Center Co have agreed to share data from around 180 MOL ships in service that are part of MOL's "FOCUS Project" through the IoS Open Platform, a ship IoT data sharing platform promoted by ShipDC.
Japan’s Mitsui OSK Lines merges marine and engineering unitsMitsui OSK Lines (MOL) of Japan has announced its intention to merge the wholly owned MOL Marine and MOL Engineering subsidiaries.
Japanese shipping company NYK orders LPG dual-fueled VLGCsThe Japanese shipping company NYK has placed an order with Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd for its first two liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) dual-fueled very large gas carriers (VLGCs).
Titan LNG charters Green Zeebrugge from Japan’s Nippon Yusen KaishaShip fuel supplier Titan LNG is taking the Green Zeebrugge from Japan's Nippon Yusen Kaisha on a long-term charter.
Taiwanese shipping major Evergreen places order order for twenty containershipsTaiwanese shipping big Evergreen Marine Line has reportedly put an order for twenty 15,000 TEU containerships.
Guam hosts anti-submarine warfare exercise Sea Dragon 2021To develop their skills with members of the Royal Australian Navy, Canadian Air Force, Indian Navy, and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, the Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) with VP-5 traveled to Andersen Air Force Base in Guam.
Wan Hai Lines receives 3,055 TEU container ship from Japan Marine UnitedA new 3,055 TEU container ship has been shipped to Wan Hai Lines by Japan Marine United Corporation (Japan Marine United Co., Ltd).
MOL and NYK to work on sustainability in 2021Sustainability will be a key topic in 2021 for Japanese shipping majors Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK).
NYK tests remote navigation of tugboat for the second timeJapanese shipping major Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and its group companies have completed a second test of the remote navigation of a tugboat.