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Japanese Coast Guard calls off search for missing livestock carrier

  The Japanese Coast Guard has decided to suspend the extensive search for the crew of livestock carrier Gulf Livestock 1, which is believed to have sunk in the...

Scores injured as Japanese ferry crashes into whale 

Scores injured as Japanese ferry crashes into whale 

More than 80 passengers were reported injured, several seriously, after a hydrofoil ferry apparently struck a whale while underway in the Sea of Japan on Saturday. The...

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Japanese, South Korean trawlers collide in Sea of Japan

A South Korean trawler and a Japanese fishing boat collided in the Sea of Japan on Thursday about 330 km (205 miles) northeast of an island claimed by both countries,...

13 rescued in Japanese, South Korean trawlers collision

13 rescued in Japanese, South Korean trawlers collision

A South Korean trawler and a Japanese fishing boat on Thursday collided in the Sea of Japan about 330 km (205 miles) northeast of an island claimed by both countries,...

K Line sues APL Logistics over emails

Japanese carrier K Line back in profit; MOL in red 

Japanese shipping company, K Line delivered a net profit of JPY 10.4 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, compared to a net loss of JPY 139.4 billion seen...

U.S. military helicopter makes emergency landing at Japanese hotel

U.S. military helicopter makes emergency landing at Japanese hotel

By Jite Eriabie  A U.S. attack helicopter made an emergency landing in the grounds of a hotel on Japan’s Okinawa island on Monday, the latest in a string of mishaps...

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Japanese officials board another North Korean boat in distress

By Jite Eriabie  Japan’s coast guard on Thursday boarded a North Korean fishing boat near a Japanese island where the crew said they had taken shelter from rough...

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Japanese top carriers swing to profit

Japan’s big three shipping lines on Monday reported profits for the first quarter, bouncing back from losses a year earlier and raising hopes the firms could be...

EU clears Japanese carriers’ joint venture 

EU clears Japanese carriers’ joint venture 

The European Commission has approved the creation of a joint venture between Japan’s shipping giants Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL),...

Carrier reliability up in May

Japanese lines could quit South Africa as authorities block container merger 

The surprise blocking of the merger of the container line businesses of NYK, Mitsui OSK Lines and K Line should not have a significant impact, according to analyst...

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Singapore Competition Commission approves Japanese lines merger 

The Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) has given the nod to the proposed joint venture between Japan’s big three lines – Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line),...

James Leavelle attends an event honoring 30 surviving World War II veterans who will travel to Hawaii to attend ceremonies for the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, in Beverly Hills

On 75th Anniversary, U.S. veterans recall Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

It has been 75 years, but U.S. Navy veteran James Leavelle can still recall watching with horror as Japanese warplanes rained bombs down on his fellow sailors in the...