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In a white paper released Tuesday, the Maritime Safety Agency outlined measures that would enable it to respond more quickly to large-scale oil spills.

Earlier this year, three major oil spills occurred in Japanese waters: in the Sea of Japan from the Russian tanker Nakhodka in January, in waters off Tsushima Island from the South Korean tanker Ohsung in April and in Tokyo Bay from the tanker Diamond Grace in July.

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