National Nov 21, 2020

Captain arrested after ship sinks off western Japan

A local office of the Japan Coast Guard said it has arrested the captain of a small vessel for negligence resulting in his ship hitting a reef and sinking in the Seto Inland Sea the previous day. Yosuke Tada, 45, has admitted to the charge. ...

Typhoon Haishen halts search for ship survivors near Japan

National Sep 5, 2020

Typhoon Haishen halts search for ship survivors near Japan

Japanese authorities on Saturday resumed, and then later suspended, searching for dozens of missing sailors from a cargo ship that sank in a typhoon, as waves and strong wind caused by an approaching storm hampered the operation. The Japan Coast Guard found a second survivor ...