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  • 20 September 2011
    Vessels

    NYK LNG carriers Echigo Maru and LNG Jamal have been recognized by the commandant of the Japan Coast Guard for the long-term contribution that these ships have made in recording seawater temperatures. Every September 12, the commandant of the Japan Coast Guard recognizes individuals and organizations that have made contributions to marine information services. At […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    NYK LNG carrier Broog has been recognized by the commandant of the Japan Coast Guard for the long-term contribution that the ship has made by providing seawater temperatures to the Japan Coast Guard. Every September 12, the commandant of the Japan Coast Guard recognizes individuals and organizations that have made contributions to marine information services. […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    NYK LNG carriers Echigo Maru and LNG Jamal have been recognized by the commandant of the Japan Coast Guard for the long-term contribution that these ships have made in recording seawater temperatures. Every September 12, the commandant of the Japan Coast Guard recognizes individuals and organizations that have made contributions to marine information services. At […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Vessels

    NYK LNG carrier Broog has been recognized by the commandant of the Japan Coast Guard for the long-term contribution that the ship has made by providing seawater temperatures to the Japan Coast Guard. Every September 12, the commandant of the Japan Coast Guard recognizes individuals and organizations that have made contributions to marine information services. […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Vessels

    The NYK-operated and managed LNG Flora was recently recognized by the commandant of the Japan Coast Guard for the long-term contribution the ship has made by providing seawater temperatures to the Japan Coast Guard’s Hydrographic and Oceanographic Department. The Japan Coast Guard uses the seawater temperatures in a variety of marine research and information services, […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eleven crew members are missing after the 57,367 dwt bulk carrier Emerald Star sank in the morning hours of October 13, a report released by Japan’s coast guard shows. The 2010-built ship was sailing some 280 km east of the northern tip of the Philippines when it sent out a distress signal due to rough […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) has expanded its unmanned ocean observation fleet of Wave Gliders to the 9th Regional District, headquartered in Niigata, Japan. This growth is part of JCG’s multi-year, ocean monitoring program to provide situational awareness of ocean currents, wave activity, and weather along Japan’s coastlines. Prior to this expansion, JCG deployed fleets […]

  • 17 August 2006

    Japan’s Coast Guard on Thursday chased away a group of Taiwanese nationalists as they tried to sail to Japanese-held islands also claimed by Taiwan, officials said. The group was filmed before they left northern Taiwan’s Keelong harbour, shouting at Taiwanese coast guard officials. “I am not afraid to die, I am afraid of nothing,” one […]

  • 29 May 2006

    The Japan Coast Guard will heighten efforts to deal with pirates in the Malacca Strait and other areas of Southeast Asia to protect Japanese ships against attacks, officials said. The coast guard will establish a five-member team of experts in anti-piracy issues, who will gather information from dangerous areas, analyze the data and come up […]

  • 27 July 2011
    Vessels

    NYK conducted an accident-response drill together with the Japan Coast Guard on July 26 based on a mock scenario having NYK LNG carrier Al Khor spill oil in Tokyo Bay followed by NYK’s cooperation with the Japan Coast Guard to address the accident. NYK conducts accident-response drills about 10 times a year, but this drill […]

  • 11 March 2015

    Cambodia-flagged cargo ship Tong Yang Hai is reportedly sinking and Panama-flagged bulk carrier CSE Clipper Express ran aground in the Sea of Japan in the early hours today, local time. Tong Yang Hai reportedly issued a distress signal, reporting water ingress and developing list, some 280 km northwest off  Japan’s Ishikawa Prefecture, in the Sea of Japan, […]

  • 27 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    NYK conducted an accident-response drill together with the Japan Coast Guard on July 26 based on a mock scenario having NYK LNG carrier Al Khor spill oil in Tokyo Bay followed by NYK’s cooperation with the Japan Coast Guard to address the accident. NYK conducts accident-response drills about 10 times a year, but this drill […]

  • 4 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    International Submarine Engineering Ltd.  announces that the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) has placed an order for an Explorer autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV). The vehicle will be used for marine search and recovery as well as survey operations. The JCG Explorer will also be supplied with a light-weight self-articulating ramp based launch and recovery system which […]

  • 5 July 2006

    A South Korean maritime research vessel Wednesday morning intruded into what Japan claims to be its territorial waters around a couple of disputed islands in the Sea of Japan, the Japan Coast Guard said. The Coast Guard’s Daisen patrol boat ordered the South Korean vessel by radio to immediately suspend its research activity, but the […]

  • 10 April 2006

    More than 100 people were injured when a hydrofoil hit an unidentified marine object–possibly a whale–off Cape Sata, Kagoshima Prefecture, on Sunday, a Japan Coast Guard spokesman said.

  • 5 September 2018

    Japanese tanker smashes into Kansai International Airport bridge.

  • 23 May 2006

    Three crew members aboard a chemical tanker sailing in Tokyo Bay died of chemical poisoning Monday while cleaning a tank that had been carrying benzene, a Japan Coast Guard official said. The 263-ton Shuho Maru was traveling some 1.2 km east of Haneda airport when the coast guard received a message from the tanker just […]

  • 22 September 2010

    China has demanded that Japan release full footage of a collision involving a Chinese fishing boat and Japan Coast Guard (JCG) vessels near the disputed Senkaku Islands. “The Chinese fishing boat was legally operating in the sea near the Diaoyu (Senkaku) Islands when many Japanese patrol boats suddenly surrounded, pursued, intercepted, hit and damaged it,” […]

  • 5 September 2014

    NYK conducted a crisis-response drill based on the scenario of a serious accident occurring on an LNG vessel managed by NYK. This drill is part of the company’s “Remember Naka-no-Se Campaign”, which has been conducted every year to remind NYK Group members of the importance of safe operations and to ensure that lessons remain learnt […]

  • 3 August 2018

    NYK Line said that, as part of its safety campaign, it conducted a crisis-response drill based on the scenario of a serious accident occurring on the company-owned LNG carrier. 

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian Car Carriers ASA (NOCC) today released an update regarding the accident that occurred on Sunday, June 23 involving the fishing vessel “Yujin Maru no. 7” and “NOCC Oceanic”, confirming that NOCC Oceanic was involved in the collision according to a Japanese Coast Guard’s report. “We understand that the rescue operation for the missing captain […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Efforts are under way to establish whether a NOCC vessel was involved in an accident off Japan that occurred on 23 June 2013, involving a Japanese fishing vessel, Norwegian Car Carriers (NOCC) said in a statement. NOCC has been informed by the Japanese Coast Guard that, on 23 June 10:15 hours (LT), the Japanese flagged […]