Japan’s Transportation Safety Board (JTSB) issued an investigation report on the fatality of a crew member onboard the cargo ship ORANGE PHOENIX, after falling from a lifeboat to the deck during an abandon ship drill in November 2019.
Japan’s Transportation Safety Board (JTSB) issued an investigation report on the foundering of the cargo ship JIA DE due to heavy weather in Kanagawa Prefecture, which led to fatalities of 8 crew members, in October 2019.
The containership ONE Apus arrived at the Port of Kobe, Japan, after its eight-day trip from the middle of Pacific Ocean where it lost almost 2,000 containers during a storm.
A crowdfunding page dedicated to the the crew of Gulf Livestock 1 reports that there are promising indications. Namely, after raising more than raised more than $84,000, the crowdfunding page informed that there are encouraging resutls.
The new Japanese Prime Minister has ensure Australia that the search for a cattle ship that sank during a typhoon will resume.
Following the capsizing incident of the Gulf Livestock 1 off Japan, families and relatives of the 40 missing crewmembers plead the governement to continue the search and rescue operations.
A Panamanian-flagged livestock carrier with 43 crewmembers onboard is said to have been lost southwest of Japan after sailing into a typhoon moving across the region.
On 16 June 2020, the Japanese cruise vessel “Asuka II” which was docked in Yokohama Port, near Tokyo reported a fire onboard its storage area on the top floor.
A Chinese cargo ship collided with a Japanese fishing vessel, resulting to the former’s sinking. From the sunken vessel, one crew member was rescued, whereas 13 seafarers are still missing. The crewmembers onboard the cargo ship are of Chinese, Vietnamese and Filipino nationality.
A shipyard worker died as he was working on a newbuilding vessel at the Fukuoka Shipbuilding in Japan. According to reports, the worker had been injured while cleaning the ship’s cargo tank, and later succumbed to the injuries.
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