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  • 25 February 2015
    Authorities & Government

    Japanese Ministry of Environment has estimated that the country’s energy mix could comprise more than 295 terawatt hours (TWh) of renewable energy in 2030.  Since in 2013 renewables accounted for 2.2% in a total of 939.7 TWh of produced power, this could mean that Japan could generate a third of its power from clean sources. According to […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Authorities & Government

    Japanese Ministry of Environment has estimated that the country’s energy mix could comprise more than 295 terawatt hours (TWh) of renewable energy in 2030.  Since in 2013 renewables accounted for 2.2% in a total of 939.7 TWh of produced power, this could mean that Japan could generate a third of its power from clean sources. According to […]

  • 23 January 2012

    On 19 January, the Danish Maritime Authority hosted a Japanese delegation from the Ministry for Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, as well as from Japanese port bureaus and ports. Parliamentary Vice-Minister Mr. Kunihiko Muroi led the delegation. Japanese ports are facing increasing competition from other container ports in Asia. The purpose of the visit was […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    On Thursday, June 25, Holland Home of Wind Energy (HHWE) and the Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA) have signed an agreement stipulating how the two parties will act together to develop offshore wind energy in the Netherlands, Japan and possibly beyond. Arjen Schutten, director of HHWE, said: “Japan’s offshore wind market will grow explosively in the […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    On Thursday, June 25, Holland Home of Wind Energy (HHWE) and the Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA) have signed an agreement stipulating how the two parties will act together to develop offshore wind energy in the Netherlands, Japan and possibly beyond. Arjen Schutten, director of HHWE, said: “Japan’s offshore wind market will grow explosively in the […]

  • 30 July 2012

    According to the statistics published by the Japan Ship Exporters’ Association, Japanese export ship market is facing rough times as the European debt crisis is taking a greater grasp on ship-owners, causing the reduction in demand for new vessels. Japan, which is competing shoulder to shoulder with its South Korean and Chinese rivals, has recorded […]

  • 21 October 2019

    Japanese imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) have rebounded in September following a dip during the previous month.

  • 26 July 2016
    Research & Development

    OpenHydro, a DCNS company, is part of a consortium which has been selected by the Japanese Ministry of the Environment to supply a tidal turbine system for installation at Naru Strait, Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture. The consortium includes Kyuden Mirai Energy, Nippon Steel & Sumikin Engineering and NPO Nagasaki Marine Industry Cluster Promotion Association. Site […]

  • 26 August 2011

    The Northern Sea Route will see its third record in less than a month when the largest ever bulk carrier to take the route leaves Murmansk…  (barentsobserver) [mappress] Source: barentsobserver, August 26, 2011;

  • 4 November 2014

    The ten regional electric power companies in Japan consumed 27.4 million tonnes of LNG in the six months to end September.

  • 17 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      Hyundai Heavy Industries group is giving ¥50 million via its Japanese branch office to the Japanese Red Cross for disaster relief efforts in Japan today. Hyundai Heavy said, “We hope this donation would be of help for Japanese people. We do also hope that Japanese people would recover its damage as soon as possible” […]

  • 26 October 2011

      Japanese Coast Guard patrol ship arrives at the port of Korsakov (Sakhalin Island, Russia) on Oct 25 to attend Russian-Japanese exercise of frontier services, reports RIA Novosti referring to a representative of Sakhalin Coast Guard Dept Natalia Yershova. “Japanese patrol ship Soya will stay at Sakhalin till Oct 28. Purpose of the visit is […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Authorities & Government

    A lot is happening on the offshore wind power front in Japan. In June Japan unveiled its first commercial floating turbine in Asia and the 2-megawatt turbine off the coast of Fukushima will start operation on 7 October. The first project phase, which included the setting of the Hitachi downwind-type turbine with a rotor diameter […]

  • 17 February 2014

    The U.S. Navy, in partnership with other federal and local agencies, removed heavy oil, diesel fuel, and batteries from the grounded Japanese commercial fishing vessel Daiki Maru 7 in outer Apra Harbor Feb. 16. Approximately 100 gallons of lubrication oil, 50 gallons of diesel fuel, 20 gallons of hydraulic oil and multiple marine batteries were […]

  • 30 August 2006

    Two Japanese fisherman have been released from Russian custody, after being detained for allegedly fishing in disputed waters. Their boat was discovered earlier this month around islands that both nations claim are part of their territory. Russian guards opened fire, killing one man. The other three crew members were detained on the island of Kunashir, […]

  • 17 March 2011

      Hyundai Heavy Industries group is giving ¥50 million via its Japanese branch office to the Japanese Red Cross for disaster relief efforts in Japan today. Hyundai Heavy said, “We hope this donation would be of help for Japanese people. We do also hope that Japanese people would recover its damage as soon as possible”. […]

  • 17 September 2013

    An 11-member delegation of scientists and industry officials from Japan, including the president of Hirosaki University, are at the University of Maine September 16 to 18 for the second Marine Energy International Symposium. UMaine President Paul Ferguson and Hirosaki University President Kei Sato have opened the symposium, designed to be a collaborative exchange between researchers […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 16 October, representatives from the Japanese shipping community gathered at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo to share concerns facing the industry. The BIMCO/INTERTANKO networking lunch and seminar, held in co-operation with the Japan-BIMCO Committee, featured presentations by the Japanese Shipowners’ Association (JSA) Secretary General Mr. Yoshikiyo Ono, BIMCO President Mr. John Denholm, INTERTANKO’s Managing […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Authorities & Government

    The Japanese Government has decided to cut tariffs for solar power while boosting the ones intended for offshore wind energy, the state’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry wrote on their site. The tariffs for solar energy, which made up 97 percent of new renewable energy since incentive offering, were cut by 11 percent to […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    France and Japan have recognised that piracy is an on going threat to shipping by allowing armed guards on their ships said UK maritime security company GoAGT. Gerry Northwood OBE, Chief Operating Officer for the company, said: “Countries that have not adopted these procedures yet should do so if the world’s shipping routes are to […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

      During a ceremony held in Tokyo, DNV was confirmed to be formally authorised by the Japanese government to carry out surveys on ships flying the Japanese flag. Under Japanese legislation, DNV has been designated as a Recognised Organisation by the Japanese government and is granted delegated responsibility for statutory surveys and permission to issue […]

  • 23 January 2012

    On 19 January, the Danish Maritime Authority hosted a Japanese delegation from the Ministry for Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, as well as from Japanese port bureaus and ports. Japanese ports are facing increasing competition from other container ports in Asia. The purpose of the visit was to present the plans of the Japanese government […]