Japan’s New Defense Minister Looking to Improve Country’s Defense Posture Amid Chinese Aggression

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter carrier JS Izumo (DDH 183) and U.S. Navy Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD-2) sail in formation during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022, July 28. US Navy Photo

As Japan’s new defense chief, Yasukazu Hamada plans to improve Japan’s defense posture and capabilities, he said Wednesday.

The Chinese military’s recent activities, combined with their lack of transparency regarding national defense policies and military capabilities, have...

https://news.usni.org/2022/08/12/japans-new-defense-minister-looking-to-improve-countrys-defense-posture-amid-chinese-aggression

NYK, K Line, MISC and China LNG win next tranche of Qatari gas carrier business

A quartet of Asian shipping powerhouses have won the next tranche of business in the huge QatarEnergy fleet expansion project. A consortium comprising Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) from Japan, Malaysia’s MISC and China LNG Shipping, the Cosco/China Merchants joint...

https://splash247.com/nyk-k-line-misc-and-china-lng-win-next-tranche-of-qatari-gas-carrier-business/

OPINION | Australia must do more to secure the cables that connect the Indo-Pacific

In January, the UK’s defence chief, Tony Radakin, warned that Russian submarine and underwater activities were directly threatening subsea cable systems. There’s spe ..

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https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/maritime-security-world/naval/opinion-australia-must-do-more-to-secure-the-cables-that-connect-the-indo-pacific/

Cambodia’s Sihanoukville Port to undergo container capacity expansion

The Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) in south-western Cambodia is set to undergo improvement works with the aim of expanding its container handling capacity. The works ..

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https://www.bairdmaritime.com/ship-world/port-world/cambodias-sihanoukville-port-to-undergo-container-capacity-expansion/

Okinawa science institute develops new squid aquaculture system

Researchers from the Physics and Biology Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) have developed what it claims is the first squid aquaculture syste ..

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https://www.bairdmaritime.com/fishing-boat-world/aquaculture-world/okinawa-science-institute-develops-new-squid-aquaculture-system/

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