US releases video it claims shows Iran removing mine from tanker

US releases video it claims shows Iran removing mine from tanker

US claims the video shows Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from oil tanker hit in Gulf of Oman. The United States has released a video which it claims shows Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Accidents
Sri Lanka signs port deal with India, Japan

Sri Lanka signs port deal with India, Japan

Sri Lanka has signed a deal with India and Japan to develop a deep-sea container terminal here amid increasing forays by China which has taken a strategic port on a 99-year lease that has worried New Delhi. The three …
May 31, 2019 /  Curious
NYK Participates in First LNG Bunkering Operation in the Setouchi and Kyushu Areas of Western Japan

NYK Participates in First LNG Bunkering Operation in the Setouchi and Kyushu Areas of Western Japan

Yesterday, NYK, together with Kyushu Electric Power Co. Inc., Saibu Gas Co. Ltd., and The Chugoku Electric Power Co. Inc., successfully conducted a truck-to-ship liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering demonstration at the …
May 16, 2019 /  Curious
MOL Takes Delivery of Very Large Crude Carrier PHOENIX JAMNAGAR

MOL Takes Delivery of Very Large Crude Carrier PHOENIX JAMNAGAR

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) yesterday announced, the delivery of a Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC), Phoenix Jamnagar on April 24, which was built at Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) Ariake works and will …
Apr 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Start of Exploratory Drilling at Offshore Hidaka Area of Hokkaido

Start of Exploratory Drilling at Offshore Hidaka Area of Hokkaido

Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd. (JAPEX) started the exploratory drilling at offshore Hidaka area of Hokkaido on April 13, as part of the offshore exploration project commissioned by the Agency for Natural Resources …
Apr 16, 2019 /  Curious
OOCL announces enhancement of the current Japan Services – KTX6

OOCL announces enhancement of the current Japan Services – KTX6

OOCL announced on Friday (Mar 08) service enhancements to Company’s Japan/Hong Kong/South East Asia Service (KTX6). Caption: OOCL Bangkok - Image courtesy of Krijn Hamelink The changes have been made to …
Mar 12, 2019 /  Curious
Wan Hai Lines To Enhance Japan To Straits Services Coverage

Wan Hai Lines To Enhance Japan To Straits Services Coverage

Wan Hai Lines announced on Friday (Mar08) the enhancement of its Japan service coverage. With effect from early April 2019, the company shall upgrade its existing New Super 1 service and also extend one of its existing …
Mar 11, 2019 /  Curious
Stena RoRo acquires RoPax vessel in Japan

Stena RoRo acquires RoPax vessel in Japan

Stena RoRo has purchased the ferry Yamato from the Japanese shipping company Hankyu Ferry.  The vessel will be rebuilt at a shipyard in Europe and be fully adapted to European standards, after which it will be …
Feb 18, 2019 /  Vessels
Austal cuts metal on next generation 83-meter trimaran for JR Kyushu Jet Ferry of Japan

Austal cuts metal on next generation 83-meter trimaran for JR Kyushu Jet Ferry of Japan

AUSTAL (ASX: ASB) has commenced construction on a next generation 83 meter trimaran ferry for JR Kyushu of Japan at its shipyard in Western Australia. This trimaran vessel was developed in Henderson, Western Australia at …
Dec 4, 2018 /  Vessels
First J-ENG LP-SCR system successfully in service

First J-ENG LP-SCR system successfully in service

The first commercial LP-SCR system from Japan Engine Corporation (J-ENG) has entered service onboard a major Singaporean container lines, PDL International’s 600TEU container vessel, M/V SOUTHERN PEARL. The …
Nov 7, 2018 /  Curious