'Phantom' protects marine resources

National Apr 14, 2014

'Phantom' protects marine resources

by Keisuke Sunami

The patrol vessel Hakuo Maru is being dubbed the "phantom" or "death" ship by Chinese and South Korean fishermen for its tendency to suddenly appear when they are violating Japan's territorial waters. The Fisheries Agency vessel patrols from the coast of Kyushu to Japan's border ...