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JAPAN COAST GUARD

Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 25, 2017
Coast guard's Maizuru base stands on the front line of Japan's poaching and nuclear concerns
Located less than 900 kilometers from North Korea and beside Fukui Prefecture's nuclear power reactors, Japan Coast Guard's 8th Regional Headquarters in Maizuru, Kyoto Prefecture, finds some of the nation's challenges close at hand.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 9, 2017
Three North Koreans held in Hokkaido theft probe after fishing boat fails to escape coast guard
Three North Korean fishermen are arrested in Hokkaido in connection with a ransacked island hut after their ship tried to escape from the Japan Coast Guard.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 4, 2017
Hut found ransacked on isle where North Koreans stayed before ocean rescue; crew seen dumping items at sea
North Korean fishermen are suspected of making off with appliances, a solar panel and other items from a hut on an uninhabited islet off Hokkaido.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 28, 2017
Missing boat that brought North Korean fishermen to Akita coast found on seabed
A wooden fishing boat that disappeared after washing ashore in Akita Prefecture last week with eight North Korean men aboard has been found on the seabed, Japanese authorities said Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 27, 2017
Eight bodies found as second suspected North Korean boat washes up in Akita Prefecture
Eight bodies were discovered in a wooden 7-meter boat that washed ashore in Oga, Akita Prefecture, on the Sea of Japan coast facing North Korea, the Japan Coast Guard said Monday.
JAPAN
Nov 20, 2017
Philippines commissions three more Japan-made coast guard ships
The Philippines commissioned into service three Japan-made patrol ships on Monday, adding to the three already received from Japan for the country's coast guard fleet.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 16, 2017
Three North Koreans sent home after boat capsizes in Sea of Japan, as search for 12 missing crew continues
Three surviving crew members from a capsized North Korean fishing boat, found in the Sea of Japan on Wednesday, were handed over to another North Korean vessel on Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 18, 2017
Helmets found in waters off Shizuoka Prefecture where ASDF chopper with four aboard apparently crashed
Rescuers on Wednesday said despite finding three helmets, none of the four crew members had been found at the site where an Air Self-Defense Force helicopter crashed the day before in waters off Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 14, 2017
Coast guard leaders from 34 nations gather in Tokyo for inaugural summit
Tokyo hosts the first Coast Guard Global Summit, where leaders from 34 countries and Hong Kong gather to discuss maritime security and marine environmental protection.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 1, 2017
Japan Coast Guard boasts success in shooing away North Korean squid poachers in Sea of Japan
The Japan Coast Guard said it has been having success with efforts to crack down on illegal fishing by North Korean boats in Japan's exclusive economic zone.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 22, 2017
Fitzgerald's crew wasn't paying attention before deadly collision with container ship: U.S. defense official
Preliminary findings from an investigation into the deadly collision off Japan last month between the USS Fitzgerald and a cargo ship direct blame at the destroyer's crew.
JAPAN
Jul 16, 2017
Chinese coast guard ships confirmed in waters off northwest Kyushu islands for first time
Two Chinese coast guard ships briefly entered Japanese waters Saturday around two islands off Kyushu, in the first confirmed entry by Chinese government vessels into the area, the Japan Coast Guard said.
JAPAN
Jul 6, 2017
Japan Coast Guard mistakenly issues North Korea missile launch warning
The Japan Coast Guard said early Thursday it falsely issued — and later retracted — a navigation warning to vessels claiming that North Korea had launched a missile on Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 21, 2017
First woman to head regional Japan Coast Guard office focused on the mission, not her novelty
The first woman to head a regional Japan Coast Guard office said she hopes she can live up to people's expectations and that her sex should have no bearing on her ability to carry out her duties.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 18, 2017
U.S. Navy confirms deaths of all seven missing USS Fitzgerald crew
A search for seven missing U.S. sailors is called off after bodies were found aboard the badly damaged USS Fitzgerald following a collision with a Philippine-flagged container vessel.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 18, 2017
Drone joins four Chinese ships in latest Senkaku intrusion
Four China Coast Guard vessels entered Japanese waters around the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea on Thursday morning, the Japan Coast Guard said, adding that what appeared to be a drone was seen flying above them.
JAPAN
Mar 24, 2017
Japan issues eruption warning for undersea volcano off Aogashima
The Meteorological Agency on Friday warned that an underwater volcano about 400 km south of Tokyo could erupt soon, spurring the Japan Coast Guard to issue an alert to ships in the area.
JAPAN
Mar 1, 2017
Fisherman finds body floating off Fukui Prefecture
A dead man found floating Tuesday off Fukui Prefecture in the Sea of Japan had badges on his clothes bearing the images of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and his son, Kim Jong Il, the Japan Coast Guard said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 11, 2017
Tanker runs aground in Kagoshima; no injuries reported
A Panamanian-registered tanker ran aground on an island in Kagoshima Prefecture on Saturday but none of the crew were injured, the Japan Coast Guard said.
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 7, 2017
Japan Coast Guard to set up liaison body to help Southeast Asian counterparts deal with China
The Japan Coast Guard plans to establish an organization dedicated to helping Southeast Asian countries improve maritime safety, coast guard officials said, as Tokyo continues to respond to China's growing assertiveness at sea.

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