US Navy conducts underway replenishment exercise with France and JapanThe Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Towada-class replenishment vessel JS Hamana (AOE-424) and the French Floréal-class light frigate FNS Prairial joined USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) to perform a tri-lateral replenishment-at-sea (RAS) on Feb. 19.
MOL names its latest LNG carrierJapan's major shipping company, Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), has named an LNG carrier chartered to Gail, the natural gas company in the Indian public sector.
Japanese government unveils its plans for ammonia fuellingThe Japanese government has mapped out plans to develop important plans to fuel ammonia for its utility and shipping sectors.
Sri Lanka scraps its agreement with India and JapanSri Lanka has scrapped its deal to establish a major port terminal with India and Japan amid weeks-long protests by trade unions and opposition parties
Japan unveils its new class of diesel-electric submarinesIn October 2020, Japan unveiled the first of its latest generation of diesel-electric submarines, the Taigei.
Process of removing collapsed container stacks from ONE Apus continuesAccording to Japanese operator Ocean Network Express, the process of extracting collapsed container stacks from the box ship ONE Apus is underway at the port of Kobe, Japan, but the work is going slowly (ONE).
Japan’s mega yard joint venture becomes a strong rival to Asian yardsImabari Shipbuilding and Japan Marine United, the two largest shipbuilders in the country, launched their joint Nihon Shipyard operations on January 1, nine months later than expected.
Fishing boat washes up in Japan almost 10 years after it got lostThe small ship swept away in a tragedy in 2011 have entered the waters off the US west coast.
Japanese shipbuilders come together to expertise in greener vesselsJapan's leading shipbuilders are joining forces in an effort to combine acquired expertise to design and build state-of-the-art ships that comply with ever tighter environmental regulations.
Japan to introduce ammonia as fuel into the shipping industryAs part of its efforts to become carbon-neutral by 2050, Japan plans to incorporate ammonia as a fuel into the shipping industry and make it commercially available in the late 2020s.
Japanese MOL joins academic partnership in a zero-emission initiativeIn a zero-emission program called the Wind Hunter Project, Japanese shipping major Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has entered a corporate-academic collaboration.
NYK Line takes full control of Green ZeebruggeThe Marine LNG Zeebrugge joint venture, set up to operate the Gas4Sea brand, has been dissolved, Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line) said.
Latest corvette of Russian Navy holds firing drills in the Sea of JapanThe Fleet's press office announced on 26 October that the new corvette of Project 20380 Aldar Tsydenzhapov designed for Russia's Pacific Fleet carried out first gun shots in the Sea of Japan as part of sea trials for shipbuilders.