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Japan's LNG Imports Slide to Lowest Since May 2016

Jul 19, 2018

Japanese imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in June fell to the lowest in more than two years as the country's utilities switched on more nuclear reactors that had been shut in the wake of the Fukushima atomic disaster in 2011.Japan has…

Japan's First LNG Bunkering Vessel to Launch in 2020

Jul 06, 2018

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Chubu Electric Power, Toyota Tsusho, and Nippon Yusen KK said on Friday that their joint venture has placed an order for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel with Kawasaki Heavy Industries. The vessel, which…

East China Sea Dispute: Japan Protests China Drilling Vessel

Jun 29, 2018

Japan has protested to China for allowing a gas drilling vessel to operate in disputed waters in the East China Sea, the government said on Friday. Japan and China agreed to jointly develop gas fields in the area in 2008 but talks have since stopped…

Xodus, Atlantis Resources Pursue Japanese Tidal Projects

May 02, 2018

Xodus Group said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Atlantis Resources to pursue the development of a tidal energy project in Japan.The ambition for this agreement is to secure funding and establish a commercially viable…

India Seeks Japan's Help to Build LNG Facilities

May 01, 2018

India asked Japan on Tuesday to help build infrastructure needed to boost the usage of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in India and elsewhere in Asia, India's oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said after a meeting with Japan's trade minister Hiroshige Seko…

Japan: An LNG Bunkering Hub?

Apr 26, 2018

New study examines Japanese government strategy for creating infrastructure for environmentally-friendly ship fuel.A new report by the Intrernational Transport Forum at the OECD assesses Japan’s ambition to become an international bunkering hub for liquefied natural gas (LNG)…

Japan Restarts Reactor as Return to Nuclear Gathers Pace

Mar 23, 2018

Japan's Kyushu Electric Power Co on Friday said it restarted a reactor at its Genkai plant, the fifth nuclear power station in the country to get cleared under new safety regulations imposed after the Fukushima disaster. The move signals…

Japan Seeks to Boost Offshore Wind Power

Feb 23, 2018

The Yomiuri newspaper reported on Tuesday that:    -Japan's government will submit legislation early next month to boost the use of offshore wind power    -Bill to allow operators to use sites for 30 years, from 3-5 years now…

Japan LNG Imports at 5-year High on Colder Weather

Feb 01, 2018

Japanese LNG imports reach 8.7 mln T in January, pressuring regional LNG market with China also hoovering up cargoes. Japanese imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) hit their highest in at least five years in January, with shipments expected…

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