Japan’s Asahi Tanker Co and Exeno-Yamamizu Corporation Tokyo have jointly developed an electric zero emissions bunker tanker set for commercial launch in the last quarter of 2020.
The US Coast Guard (USCG) has suspended the search for the remaining missing crew member from the stricken car carrier Sincerity Ace, while the bodies of four others have been located but are unresponsive.
Japan Engine Corporation (J-ENG) has landed its first order for an environmentally-friendly marine diesel engine for installation on a 99,000-dwt bulk carrier to be built at Oshima Shipbuilding.
The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA)’s new office at Nishi-Shinbashi in the heart of the Minato district in Tokyo was inaugurated by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Bahamas, the Honorable Peter Turnquest.
Reederei Nord and Nissen Kaiun have launched the N2Tankers aframax pool with ship manager Synergy Group.
Container line joint venture Ocean Network Express (ONE) dragged down all of Japan’s big three shipowners in the first half of FY2018 with both NYK and K Line in the red.