Ocean Newsletter

【Ocean Newsletter】Back issues
【Since issue No.311 (2013.07.20), the Newsletter was renamed from the "Ship & Ocean Newsletter" to the "Ocean Newsletter".】


  • No.435 September 20, 2018
  • Centralization of Maritime Traffic Management in Tokyo Bay
    Kazuo YAGI
    (Formerly) Director General, Maritime Traffic Department, Japan Coast Guard
  • What Environmental DNA Brings to the Future of the Oceans
    Reiji MASUDA
    Associate Professor, Field Science Education and Research Center, Kyoto University
  • The Spread of Marine Organism Poison
    Professor, Niigata Agro-Food University
  • No.434 September 5, 2018
  • Conservation of Marine Biological Diversity under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
    Makiko YANAGIYA
    Associate Expert, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD)
  • Science-policy collaboration is the key to sustainable management of marine ecosystems
    Lecturer in Marine Conservation, Marine Biology and Ecology Research Centre, University of Plymouth
  • From Marine Scientists to Policymakers -Communication through a Global "Index"-
    Sanae CHIBA
    Senior Scientist, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) / Senior Programme Officer, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) World Conservation Monitoring Centre
  • No.433 August 20, 2018
  • Social Learning—Learning with and from others toward sustainable use of natural resources and environments
    Midori KAWABE
    Professor, Department of Marine Policy and Culture, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology (TUMSAT)
  • The Creation of the Public-Private Cooperation Forum for Kumamoto Coastal Zone Restoration and its Goals
    Kiyoshi TAKIKAWA
    Professor Emeritus, Kumamoto University / Chair, Planning and Operations Committee, Public-Private Cooperation Forum for Kumamoto Coastal Zone Restoration
  • Soul Food of the Tropical Pacific—Thoughts on sustainable use of Tridacnidae
    Shigeaki SONE
    Fisheries Technical Expert, Overseas Fishery Cooperation Foundation of Japan
  • No.432 August 5, 2018
  • Observing Human Effects on Deep Seas through Videos and Images of Litter on the Ocean Floor
    Hideaki SAITO
    Leader, Data Research and Development Group, Global Oceanographic DAta Center (GODAC), JAMSTEC
  • Japan's International Cooperation Efforts toward Developing Human Resources for Global Navigational Safety
    Shin-ichi TOYAMA
    Director, International Affairs Office, Technology Planning and International Affairs Division, Hydrographic and Oceanographic Department, Japan Coast Guard
  • Protecting Palau's Oceans through Disposal of Explosive Remnants of War (ERW)
    Yasuo TERADA
    Japan Mine Action Service (JMAS) Palau
  • No.431 July 20, 2018
  • New Ocean Policy under the Third Basic Plan on Ocean Policy
    Ichiro Hao
    Director-General, National Ocean Policy Secretariat, Cabinet Office
  • Towards "Zero" Greenhouse Gas Emissions from International Shipping
    Hideaki SAITO
    Director, Shipbuilding and Ship Machinery Division, Maritime Bureau, MLIT / Chair, Marine Environment Protection Committee, International Maritime Organization
  • Global Fishing Watch—Aiming at Sustainable Fisheries—
    Kimbra CUTLIP
    Science Writer / Communications, Global Fishing Watch
  • No.430 July 5, 2018
  • "Logi-Link"—A Website Matching Shippers with Logistics Operators
    Hirofumi ONOUE
    Secretariat, Kansai International Distribution Strategy Team / Head, Cruise Promotion and Port Logistics Planning Office, Ports and Airports Department, Kinki Regional Development Bureau, MLIT
  • The Future of Fish Consumption in Japan—On the "Turn Away" from Fish—
    Haruko YAMASHITA
    Professor, Faculty of Economics, Daito Bunka University
  • An Aquarium that Creates Opportunities—From the Example of Explanatory Panels
    Director, Takeshima Aquarium
  • No.429 June 20, 2018
  • Piloting the Inland Sea Pilotage District and Efforts for the Future
    Makoto MASUI
    Vice Chairman, Licensed Inlandsea Pilots' Association
  • International Trends in Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR)
    Naoya FURUTA
    Professor, Institute of Regional Development, Taisho University / Coordinator, IUCN Japan Liaison Office
  • Promotion of Community Revitalization through Coordination between Industry, Academia and Government, with High Schools at the Center
    Ikuo KUBOTA
    Former Principal, Niigata Prefectural Kaiyo High School
  • No.428 June 5, 2018
  • Guideline for Consensus Building Regarding Use of the Oceans—Towards the Creation of a "Marine Spatial Planning" —
    Yutaka MICHIDA
    Professor, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
    Tatsuro SUWA
    Project Associate Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo
  • Communicating the History of Modern Japanese Shipping—The NYK Maritime Museum and NYK Hikawamaru—
    Kumiko SUZUKI
    Curator, NYK Maritime Museum
  • Putting "Dreams and Spirit" into Shrimp Crackers
    Toshio MITSUDA
    President and Representative Director, Keishindo Corporation
  • No.427 May 20, 2018
  • Concern over Deoxygenation in Japan's Seabed—Its Relationship with Global Warming
    Takafumi ARAMAKI
    Senior Researcher, Center for Global Environmental Research, National Institute for Environmental Studies
  • Drug-resistant Bacteria in the Oceans: Where Do They Come from, and Where Do They Go?
    Satoru SUZUKI
    Professor, Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University
  • Efforts on Ocean Education in “General Course” Senior High Schools—The Search for Classes That Will Increase Curiosity and Interest in The Oceans—
    Takafumi SHIKANO
    Former Teacher at Meiji Gakuen Junior and Senior High School
  • No.426 May 5, 2018
  • Returning the Favor to the Blessings Provided by Coral Reefs
    Makoto TSUCHIYA
    Visiting Researcher, Research Institute for Islands and Sustainability, University of the Ryukyus / Recipient of the 10th National Maritime Award
  • For a Better Understanding of Oceans and the Earth—Ocean Education Efforts by GODAC—
    Hiroyasu MATSUI
    Manager of General Affairs Division, Global Oceanographic DAta Center (GODAC), Center for Earth Information Science and Technology, JAMSTEC
  • The Structure and Deliberations at the International Maritime Organization (IMO)
    Susumu OTA
    Director, Center for International Cooperation, National Maritime Research Institute,National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology / Recipient of the 10th National Maritime Award
  • No.425 April 20, 2018
  • The Red List of Marine Species—Towards the Conservation of Coastal Ecosystems—
    Yasuhisa HENMI
    Professor, Center for Water Cycle, Marine Environment and Disaster Mitigation, Kumamoto University
  • Greenland and Yap Island—Environmental Changes Facing the Oceans
    Takako TAKANO
    President and Executive Director, ECOPLUS / Professor, Waseda University
  • Maritime Human Resources Development Project through Cooperation between “Kosen” Schools and Industry—For the Revival and Change of Kosen Maritime Education and Training—
    Makoto ENDO
    Professor Emeritus, National Institute of Technology, Toyama College / 10th Recipient of the National Maritime Award
  • No.424 April 5, 2018
  • The Roadmap to Oceans and Climate Action Initiative
    Biliana Cicin-Sain
    President, Global Ocean Forum / Professor, University of Delaware
    Meredith Kurz
    Formerly Assistant to the President of GOF
  • POPs Pollution Penetrating Deepest Parts of the Ocean
    Toshitaka GAMO
    Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo / Recipient of the 10th Maritime Award
  • Domestic and International Efforts on the Development of Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships
    Yasuyuki NIWA
    Senior Researcher, Knowledge and Data System Department, National Maritime Research Institute, National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology