What’s going on in European shipyards and what can the U.S. learn from them? Also, we examine Japanese innovations, the tanker market and more.
Osaka, Japan-headquartered Yanmar Holdings has received an order from Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. (MOL) for dual fuel 8EY26LDF engines. The engines will be used to power generators on board Japan’s first two
NYK and its group companies MTI Co. Ltd., Keihin Dock Co. Ltd., and Japan Marine Science Inc. (JMS) have successfully tested the remote navigation of a tugboat on Tokyo Bay as a
Japan has reportedly requested talks with South Korea over that country’s alleged subsidies to its shipbuilding industry. The talks would be held under the dispute settlement process of the World Trade Organization.
DECEMBER 21, 2017 — Momentum towards applications of autonomous and remotely operated vessels continues to build. Under a recent deal, Rolls-Royce and Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) will collaborate in the development
AUGUST 20, 2017—The U.S. Navy has reported that the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) was involved in a collision with the 50,700 dwt Liberian flagged tanker Alnic MC while underway
JUNE 17, 2016 — Sixteen hours after being involved in a collision with the Philippine-flagged merchant ship ACX Crystal while operating about 56 nautical miles off the coast of Japan, the USS
FEBRUARY 18, 2016—The earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in 2011 killed an estimated 16,000 people, left 230,000 people homeless, and caused $300 billion in damage, according to the Japanese Government. The