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 ...

Business Sep 1, 2020

Nippon Yusen and others to test fuel cell commercial ships

Major Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen K.K. said Tuesday that it will conduct a trial to put high-power fuel cell commercial ships into practical use with Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corp. and others. Using hydrogen as fuel, the ships will ...

The Japanese firms tied to the oil spill off Mauritius

Business Aug 12, 2020

The Japanese firms tied to the oil spill off Mauritius

The Japanese firm that operates a ship leaking fuel off the coast of Mauritius has been involved in accidents before, including a 2006 oil spill in the Indian Ocean. Mitsui OSK Lines operates the MV Wakashio, which ran aground on July 25 just off the ...