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Liberian Registry opens new office in Imabari, Japan
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Liberian Registry opens new office in Imabari, Japan

The Liberian Registry has announced a new office opening in Imabari, Japan. Liberia has been building up its network of full-service offices and representatives in Asia due to the Registry’s continued rapid growth in the region, and this marks the 5th office opened in Asia since 2017. Each expansion allows the Registry to meet the...

Furukawa FCR batteries obtain ClassNK approval
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Furukawa FCR batteries obtain ClassNK approval

Eco Marine Power (EMP) and the Furukawa Battery Company of Japan (Furukawa Battery) have announced that the FCR series of high performance and recyclable batteries have been accepted for use on classed or to be classed vessels with Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK). The FCR series of batteries will be used on EMP projects and supplied...

Japan proves 2020-ready with successful fuel trial
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Japan proves 2020-ready with successful fuel trial

Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) has announced that trials carried out on new bunker fuels to meet the IMO’s 2020 global sulphur cap ran smoothly, with no operational issues encountered. Fuels with less than 0.5 per cent sulphur content were tested on coastal vessels comprising steel materials and cement carriers that...