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MARINE ACCIDENTS

JAPAN
Nov 29, 2021
Japanese fishing boat captain gets suspended term over fatal collision with Russian ship
The vessels' collision caused three crew members to fall into the sea and drown.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 7, 2021
Russian crew member held over collision that killed three on Japanese vessel
The 9.7-ton Hokko Maru No. 8 capsized after being hit by the 662-ton Russian ship Amur near Hokkaido in late May.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 28, 2021
Three missing as Japanese cargo ship collides with foreign vessel off Ehime
The Japanese ship had 12 crew aboard, and the missing three, including its captain, are Japanese nationals.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 26, 2021
Three dead after Japanese fishing boat collides with Russian ship
A Japanese fishing boat collided with a 662-ton Russian ship and capsized off Hokkaido on Wednesday, leaving three crew members dead, local authorities said.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 24, 2021
Hope fades for missing Indonesian submarine as U.S. assists search
The United States is deploying a P-8 Poseidon aircraft to assist in the search and rescue operation for a missing Indonesian Navy submarine lost in the Bali Sea, as hopes fade for the 53 crew which are expected to have run out of oxygen early on Saturday.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 23, 2021
Time running out for missing Indonesian submarine
Rescue teams from several countries were battling against time on Friday to find a missing Indonesian Navy submarine lost in the Bali Sea with 53 crew members, which would be rapidly running out of oxygen if not already crushed by water pressure.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 23, 2021
Japan extends ¥30 billion in loans to Mauritius after oil spill
The Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Wakashio ran aground off the southeast coast of Mauritius on July 25, spilling more than 1,000 tons of oil into the environment.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 9, 2021
Ex-U.S. captain apologizes for Ehime Maru collision on 20th anniversary
In a letter to the families of those killed in the incident, retired Cmdr. Scott Waddle said, 'The collision was avoidable and I failed in my duties as the captain to prevent it.'
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 9, 2021
Japan submarine collision left more extensive damage than first thought
Part of the 84-meter-long Soryu's conning tower has been warped and its starboard hydroplane, which helps control depth, is broken, after the craft hit a commercial vessel.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 8, 2021
MSDF submarine collides with commercial ship off Kochi
The Japan Coast Guard said it will open an investigation as the incident could constitute endangering traffic due to negligence.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 19, 2020
Mitsui O.S.K. vows to raise safety measures after Mauritius oil spill
The firm said it will set up surveillance cameras in the wheelhouse of its ships and ask owners of the chartered ships to do the same.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 14, 2020
Japan considers ¥30 billion loan to Mauritius after oil spill
Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi visited the country as part of a four-nation tour of Africa.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 28, 2020
Collision between fishing boat and cargo ship in east Japan leaves one person dead
A man died and 11 others were injured after a leisure fishing boat capsized following a collision with a cargo vessel at a port in eastern Japan early Saturday morning, the Japan Coast Guard said.
JAPAN
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.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 20, 2020
Schoolchildren rescued from sinking ship in Seto Inland Sea
The vessel was carrying 62 people, some of whom had jumped into the sea by the time rescue boats arrived.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 5, 2020
Ship owner says Mauritius oil cleanup mostly over by January
Efforts to remove oil spilled by the MV Wakashio have been hampered by difficulties in cleaning coral reefs and mangrove trees.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 18, 2020
Japan to send investigation team to Mauritius over oil leak
The five-member team will leave Japan on Sunday to carry out a two-week investigation into the Panama-flagged bulk carrier Wakashio.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Sep 17, 2020
Filipino families of crew from ship that sank off Japan plead for search to resume
Families of 39 Filipino crewmen who were aboard a cattle ship that sank during a typhoon are pleading for a search to continue and to expand into uninhabited islands and nearby waters, two weeks after their vessel capsized off Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 8, 2020
Mauritius leader thanks Japan, saying government not responsible for oil spill
Japan has sent three relief teams to the island nation to assist with the clean up and environmental protection.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 3, 2020
Ship carrying 43 crew and almost 6,000 cattle missing in typhoon off Japan
The Japan Coast Guard said it had rescued one crew member on Wednesday night while searching for the ship.

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