Yoshiaki Sakamoto

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All eyes on registry-swapping ships

National May 1, 2009

All eyes on registry-swapping ships

KUSHIRO, Hokkaido (Kyodo) The past decade has seen a drastic reduction in Russian ships calling at ports in Hokkaido, where much of Russia's marine produce is imported, while ships registered to other countries, including Cambodia, have risen sharply. In fact, three times as many Cambodian ...